Sexism is still a large issue in Australia, despite popular belief. Credit: Charlotte Cooper/Flickr
Women share their experiences of everyday sexism, revealing this is still a major issue within Australian culture.
SCU professor Norm Sheehan hopes his research project will promote reconciliation within the university.
The Bentley Effect. Credit: RJ Poole
Director pays tribute to campaigners ahead of doco's Byron festival premiere.
The final layer of pavement being poured. Credit: Nikita Ashford.
Pressure to complete the Pacific Highway upgrade rises as recent statistics show five deaths on the Pacific Highway this August.
Tullara performing at the Arstate Lismore launch. Credit: Supplied.
Lismore to host a new arts festival that showcases regional talent in November.
Last year's festival crowd. Credit: MCG

This Sunday, September 7, the Mullumbimby Community Gardens (MCG) will hold the Living Community Festival.

 The Sunflower Panel was the focus of Dr Barry Hill's (left) presentation Photo: Dr Barry Hill., Music students and SCU technicians with Dr Barry Hill (in SCU t-shirt), who calls the Sunflower panelling as a 'solar-powered sound system.' Photo: Dr Barry Hill , A slide in Associate Professor Stephens presentation of the emergence of incubators in the 18th Century, used as an exhibition prior to hospital use. Photo: Elizabeth Stephens, Elizabeth Stephens with artist Clemente Susini’s Anatomical Venus. Anatomical art was a focus point of Stephens' presentation ‘Arts vs Science: A Call for Collaboration.' Photo: Samantha Carberry., Grayson Cooke (left) monitoring the effects of chemical reaction to photographic images. Photo: Southern Cross University

Contemporary society tends to class the arts as a different field to science; where art is seen as emotional and science as factual.

SCU & ABC sign LINC TV agreement. L-R Front: ABC Manager Mike McClusky, SCU Chancellor Pro. Barry Conyngham, Dean of Arts Pro. Leon Cantrell. Back: Station Manager Ian Slade, Co Producer Joanna Kargilis.

It has been 20 years since Southern Cross University made the transition from a teachers college to a fully established university in 1994, making 2014 a year for celebration and reflection for the

The worker bees in action, bringing pollen and nectar back to the man-made hive. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Bees on the frame: the Queen is near the middle. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Inside the bee boxes: wooden frames with wax honeycomb cells. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Inspecting the frame while tea tree smoke is pumped to calm the bees. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Closeup of the frame: the darker area is honey which is capped in the cell with wax. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Inside the shed where the extraction process happens. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, Ron melts the wax off the frame with a heated wand. The wax is filtered and recycled. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt, The rotating extractor made in 1959 by Penders Bros spinning honey out of frames. Photo: Kaitlin Liemandt

Bees are arguably the most invaluable species on the planet. Not only do they pollinate some 250,000 species of flowering plants, their existence is vital to the entire ecosystem.

David Malouf’s Imaginary Life plays out in the hillsides of the Black Sea. What’s so Australian about that? Photo: Hans Juul Hansen/Flikr, CC BY-NC-ND

Despite David Malouf's An Imaginary Life not being set in Australia, or having Australian characters, it should be considered as a great Australian novel, writes Dallas J Baker.

Archie Roach performing at the SCU family day. Photo: Sophie Sambrook

NAIDOC Family Day celebrations at Southern Cross University were taken to another level with a stellar performance from indigenous musician,

Bell Shakespeare's Henry V is set in a bomb shelter during the Luftwaffe Blitz of London. Photo: Michele Mossop

Bell Shakespeare’s new production of William Shakespeare’s Henry V – which opened in Canberra on June 14 – interrogates the complexities of war through

Hi Mum … or should I say … impostor? Photo: Aaron Tait/Flikr CC BY-SA

In the film Invasion of the Body Snatchers aliens invade earth by replicating individuals.


Why the world of online fashion retailing has caught the attention of young entrepreneur, Arielle Borger.
Eighty-five percent of university students are effected by mental illness according to Australian Medical Students Association.
Plans for an eco-friendly shark barrier at Lighthouse Beach in Ballina have been scrapped, leaving the town of three shark incidents at risk.
Overweight children are on the road to becoming obese adults and the NSW government wants to close off this pathway.
Despite Australian youth lacking in volunteer involvement, authoritative bodies strive to promote benefits.
NSW's decision to ban greyhound racing from July 2017 will have detrimental consequences to the Northern Rivers.


Mudgee gears up for the 2016 Sculptures in the Garden, come rain or shine.
SCU's Ladyslug will play to Melbourne crowds after campus band comp state final win.
Construction has started for the relocation of Lismore Regional Gallery into C-Block, in what will be a new arts precinct in the town's CBD.


The art of reviewing offers many pleasures for the adventurous genre-crossing writer, says SCU lecturer and author Dr Moya Costello.
Humans respond to cute. But why can cuteness elicit a strange mix of care-giving and aggression?