Tullara performing at the Arstate Lismore launch. Credit: Supplied.
Lismore to host a new arts festival that showcases regional talent in November.
Intuitions by Jacqueline Damon
Since 2003, Swell has gone from a grassroots event to an international festival.
Ground Earth cafe owners Dustin Bowie-Ford and Sasha Kennedy. Credit: Alyssa Evans
Ground Earth cafe combats over-consumption and waste on the Coffs Coast as alarming statistics show Australia's growing rubbish situation.
Jessica McGinty plays with her oldest daughter Lola. Credit: Rory Banwell
Parenting has always been difficult, but parenting in a world where an idyllic online world pits parents against each other is even harder.
Nick Xenophon speaking outside parliament. Credit: Diane Bell
Are the latest media law reforms a game changer or just a band aid measure for an industry in crisis?
Allison Baden-Clay's husband Gerard reported her missing. He was later convicted of her murder. Photo: Qld Police

Did the grim story of dapper real estate agent Gerard Baden-Clay’s

Lloyd Cole of Commotions fame rocks in a professorially manner. Photo: M.M.Minderhould

Lloyd Cole declares himself a 1980’s pop star although his music has never run-of-the-mill eighties pop.

 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.

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Pressure to complete the Pacific Highway upgrade rises as recent statistics show five deaths on the Pacific Highway this August.
The Lennox Head shark barrier trial has been discontinued, leaving the community with concerns.
Overweight children are on the road to becoming obese adults and the NSW government wants to close off this pathway.
Eighty-five percent of university students are effected by mental illness according to Australian Medical Students Association.
The latest statistics from the nation's lifesaving body reveal drowning deaths are on the rise in Australia.
Why the world of online fashion retailing has caught the attention of young entrepreneur, Arielle Borger.

Arts

Director pays tribute to campaigners ahead of doco's Byron festival premiere.
SCU professor Norm Sheehan hopes his research project will promote reconciliation within the university.
Mudgee gears up for the 2016 Sculptures in the Garden, come rain or shine.

Opinion

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?