Arts & Culture

Yulgilbar floats gallery’s boat

Geoff HelismaThe Yulgilbar Foundation has awarded the Grafton Regional Gallery $300,000 to support the gallery’s programs.The…

JADA 2020 winner reflects on contemporary concepts of masculinity

The Grafton Regional Gallery presents the 2020 Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award (JADA), the Gallery’s flagship biennial…

Ferry Park Gallery – Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month is shared by two exceptionally talented embroiderers this month, highlighting traditional forms…

Arnhem Land Maliwawa rock art opens window to past

Stunning Arnhem Land rock art images including three rare depictions of bilbies and a dugong have…

JADA 2020 Opening online with Guest Host Rove McManus

The opening of the biennial Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award will be held online for 2020. This…

National Museum of Australia acquires rare treasures from renowned Trevor Kennedy collection

Largest ever purchase brings most important Australian historic and decorative arts collection to Canberra.Treasures from an…

Food & Wine

LAMB SAUSAGE BANH MI

Use lambs sausages for an easy and delicious twist on the classic Vietnamese roll that you…

LAMB SLIDERS WITH AVOCADO SALSA

These bite-sized beauties are perfect for backyard barbecues and fun in the sunPreparation: 20 minutesCooking time:…

Lamb Bowl with Beetroot, Cauliflower and Tahini

Serves: 2 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 300g lamb backstrap (eye of…

Hawaiian-Style Lamb Poke Bowl

Serves: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutesIngredients 600g lamp rump, fat trimmed Marinade…

Lamb rump steaks with red lentil salad

PREPARATION TIME: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes• 4 200g lamb rump steaks • 3/4 cup…

Spanish Rissoles

Tasty Spanish meatballs in a smoky tomato based sauce PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30…

Health & Wellbeing

Mindful Moments

Osho said, “It’s not a question of learning much – on the contrary. It’s a question…

Get fit with HIIT in time for summer

Short bursts of intense exercise – known as HIIT – could help you get back into…

Cases in Northern NSW Local Health District residents

There have been no new confirmed cases of NSW-acquired COVID-19 reported in Northern NSW Local Health…

People Are Eating Themselves Blind

“People are eating themselves blind. Of all the consequences of eating too much sugar, blindness is…

Genetic link to acne and blackheads found

New research may have uncovered a genetic cause of acne, a condition that affects around 650…

National service to help young cancer patients preserve their fertility

New service for equity in preservation of fertility for young cancer patientsA RECENTLY developed national transport…

Home Handy

Fire testing for strawbale walls – homeowners affected by bushfires offered free assistance

To assist homeowners to rebuild with fire protection and sustainability in mind, AUSBALE (Australian Strawbale Building…

Illuminate your Home’s Style

Illuminate your Home’s Style with New Scented Candles and Diffusers RangeScent is often an afterthought of…

Key Door Decisions

A guide to the often-overlooked factors of selecting and buying doorsDoors are an essential element of…

June gardening guide is here!

There’s no need to hibernate during winter! Grow and harvest delicious vegies, choose a beautiful new…

Paint the perfect pot

Garden decor expert, Northcote Pottery, has partnered with Gardening Instagram channel @Growing_Mad, to create easy to…

Turning to the past for bathroom inspiration

Taking its cue from the world’s rapidly growing ‘love of vintage’, Tradelink has a range of…

Local Lifestyle

Life as a female trainer

LYNNE MOWBRAYHorse trainer Julie Hodder of ‘Julie Hodder Racing Stables’ in Grafton; has had a lifelong…

Cutting a stylish new venture

His career is growing as fast as the whiskers, stubble and hair he cuts and trims…

Local talent flying high

Emma PritchardJessica Robertson can gaze down at the world without her feet leaving the ground.Courtesy of…

Lowana has a vision

As a Maclean High School student in the graduating class of 2013, Lowana Littlechild had aspirations…

The Sunshine Factor

Jed Billington and Anna Stanton met in May of 2016. These days they are on the…

Nature & Wildlife

Extinctions linked to new assemblages of species

Scientists have found that as the world undergoes profound environmental change, identifying and protecting ‘novel’ communities…

Seagulls, penguins and pigeons all found carrying drug resistant superbug

Seagulls have long been associated with carriage of high levels of Escherichia coli (E. coli) strains…

Learning lessons from bushfires for koala survival

A University of Adelaide-led research project will study the clinical data of koalas injured in last…

Protect Antarctica Now: All-female scientific coalition calls for Marine Protected Area for Antarctica Peninsula

Species on the Antarctic Peninsula are threatened by climate change and human activities including commercial fishing,…

People can do more than use less plastic to help save the GBR

There are many threats to the Great Barrier Reef – cyclones, shipping, crown-of-thorns starfish – but…

Australia’s leading scientists – ‘it’s time to establish a biodiversity BOM’

With Australia failing to halt species decline and our biodiversity management systems broken, now is the…

Science & Technology

To the future: finding the common moral ground in human-robot relations

Designers who use ethics to shape better companion robots will end up making better humans, too,…

SMART SENSORS MAKE HOMES SAFER FOR OLDER AUSTRALIANS

Older Australians living independently at home will be able to send real-time data to their healthcare…

State of the Climate 2020 shows continued warming and increase in extreme weather events

Issued: Friday, 13 November 2020 Continued warming of Australia’s climate, an increase in extreme fire weather and…

SMART COLLAR TO TRACK YOUR PET IN REAL-TIME

CSIRO’s Data61, the digital specialist arm of Australia’s national science agency, announced today it is developing…

CSIRO’S ICONIC PARKES RADIO TELESCOPE GIVEN INDIGENOUS NAME

To mark the start of NAIDOC week, CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope has been honoured with a…

Climate Driver Update and La Niña update

This is an VIDEO update with the Bureau’s Manager of Climate Operations, Dr Andrew Watkins. The Climate…

Travel

Six Bushfire Regions Receive Support to Build Back Better

Six additional bushfire-affected destinations will receive support to build back better and revitalise their local economies…

Five ECO Destinations in Top 100 2020 Sustainable Destinations list

Five ECO Destinations have been awarded a place in the Top 100 2020 Sustainable Destinations list…

Boating & Sport – a marriage made in heaven

With the wonderful waterways on offer you can understand why more that 20 percent of all…

Recreational Boating is a favourite pastime for millions of Australians

With more than 85 per cent of the population living within 50km of the coast, it…

Caravanning and Camping most popular holiday type for Australians in 2019, with 60 million holiday nights.

The newly released State of Industry 2020 Report from Caravan Industry Association of Australia lays out…

Camping trips proven to improve mental wellbeing. Campers really are ‘Happy Campers!’

Having a conversation about mental health can be very difficult, however after the turbulent year that…

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