Arts & Culture

Ferry Park Gallery Artist of the Month

Ferry Park’s ‘Artist of the Month’ for October is Joy Lee who was born and raised…

MCA presents national exhibition tour of Australian Chinese Artist Lindy Lee at Lismore Regional Gallery.

Following a successful season at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in Sydney, the Lindy Lee:…

Fair dinkum, speak good Australian? You’re trustworthy

Fair crack of the whip mate, what’s the John Dory with that? If you speak good…

Ferry Park Artist of Month for August is Diane Nixon

In 2016, after much travel and spending many years living in remote areas of Western Australia,…

Writers, upskill your narratives

Geoff Helisma| The valley’s budding writers will soon have an opportunity to learn from one of Australia’s…

LCACA Annual Arts and Crafts Exhibition and Competition

After two years absence due to COVID, the Annual Exhibition is returning to the Maclean Showground…

Food & Wine

Hummus and Cruciferous Recipe from Chiva-Som International Health Resort

HUMMUS AND CRUCIFEROUSPart of globally renowned health resort, Chiva-Som’s, wellness cuisine concept, this creamy chickpeas hummus…

Bowel Cancer Australia eNews: Meat Free Week Starts This Sunday / Lived Experiences / The Bottom Line Podcast

You’re invited to join us for the ninth annual Meat Free Week and discover how easy…

3 Ways to Spring Clean Your Health

“My healthy and delicious Layered Coconut Chia Pudding is easy to whip up and can be…

CARAMEL FUDGE TART A recipe from Hazel & Cacao and Califia Farms

Ingredients: CRUST:1/2 cup quinoa flakes (or sub quick oats) 1 1/2 cups almond meal 2 tbsp…

Don’t be fooled by some expiry dates, some foods last longer than you may think

Next time you’re about to throw food in the rubbish, you should double-check the date on…

THE HARVEST FOOD TRAIL IS COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

The much anticipated Northern Rivers Food Harvest Food Trail is coming up this weekend.The Harvest Food…

Health & Wellbeing

Spiritual Matters by Rev Chris Sparks

Stoke the fire of love. Not angerI have a confession to make; I hate confrontation! But…

Don’t wait for a Pfizer vaccine – Moderna highly effective and widely available

When it comes to getting your COVID-19 vaccination, time is of the essence. The sooner you…

Increased exercise leads to unexpected injuries during lockdown

ING reveals COVID-19 has motivated the nation to become more active than ever.Whether it be virtual…

Research finds higher wellbeing for flexible workers

According to a new study, commissioned by the NSW Government, flexible workers feel better rested, more…

This laser is supposed to rejuvenate vaginal tissue – but scientists say it’s no better than a placebo  

Vaginal laser therapy treatments claim to reduce negative vaginal symptoms of menopause – experienced by about half of all women – by up to 100 per cent. A new trial shows they might not work at all.  Have…

Major project to examine concussion in Australian sport

Research comparing the brain health of retired athletes from collision and non-collision sports will be part…

Home Handy

The Key to Transforming Your Kitchen from Boring to Beautiful

The finishing touch of any kitchen is perfect tapwareFor many Australians the kitchen is the central…

2020 a record-breaking year for rooftop solar in Australia

The Australian solar industry defied expectation and the economic challenges of COVID-19 to install a record-breaking…

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…

Local Identities

Australia: A nation of innovation

Do a little digging, and it’s extraordinary how much the innovation of Australians has shaped modern…

Chasing My Dreams

Rachael Noakes talks with Lynne Mowbray from the Independent about her experience as a contestant on…

Farmer of the Sea and a Estuaries

Josh McMahon and Lynda DavidsonThe waterways of the Clarence are rich with a diverse range of…

My life before writing

The Frontier series is the epic tale of two families [Duffy and Macintosh] who are locked…

Dreaming Landscapes

John Ibbotson ‘retired’ to Gulmarrad eight years ago; but his love of photography continues to pique…

Diggin’ Angourie’s history

Geoff HelismaAngourie is a small coastal village with a rich history; it’s a place that sits…

Nature & Wildlife

Koalas need increased protection, not more of the same

The North East Forest Alliance has described the latest Natural Resources Commission (NRC) report that denies…

New research reveals rat and mice poisons killing endangered owls

New BirdLife Australia research has revealed rat and mice poisons are having a devastating impact on…

VOICES FOR THE EARTH

Investigating Frog DeathsIn late July scientists became aware of reports of dying frogs, many of them…

Loved to death: Australian sandalwood is facing extinction in the wild

Australian Sandalwood has proven too popular for its own good. As it continues to be over-harvested,…

Australia 7th in global rankings for plastic reduction

A new global comparison of plastics waste management has been released overnight, with Australia scoring 7th…

The fishy business of artificial reefs

UNSW scientists have uncovered why artificial reefs attract more small foraging fish, or baitfish, than natural…

Science & Technology

Tech Talk this week discusses China banning cryptocurrencies, Kiwi tricksters and the end of Facebook community pages

Tech Talk with Mathew Dickerson Technologist Mathew Dickerson speaks with James Eddy to give a weekly…

Camfecting: how hackers attack by gaining access to your webcam

Beware of malicious files called Trojans that could give hackers access to your computer webcam without…

New poll finds Australian teens want to more easily delete online profiles

Australian teenagers want to be able to delete their online profiles, say they’re targeted with hyper-specific…

Look up in the sky, it’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a flying car!

While the idea of hovering motor vehicles might once have been considered far fetched, it’s certainly…

New ocean temperature data help scientists make their hot predictions

So many climate models, so little time … A new way of measuring ocean temperatures helps…

Health insights from the first year of COVID-19 in Australia

A new report into the health effects of COVID-19 on Australians during 2020 and early 2021…

Travel

Regional tourism industry calls for Federal Government leadership as the next crisis hits the regions

Skills and workforce shortages across regional Australia are restricting business recovery post easing of COVID restrictions,…

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers set for month-long celebration as Queensland opens for locals

Given there’s 190,000 flowers set to bloom in a glorious canvas of colour, it’s no wonder…

Community comes first as petals power parade

It’s the event that stops and unites the city – the Grand Central Floral Parade during…

Caravanning around Rockhampton

One of Queensland’s unexpected holiday destinations is Rockhampton. Typically known as the Beef Capital of Australia,…

Ecotourism Australia’s new Green Travel Guide makes finding sustainable travel options easy

On the advent of World Environment Day, 5 June, Ecotourism Australia has launched a brand new…

Caravan Industry Supports National Road Safety Week as “Grey Nomads” begin to head north

One caravanning accident is one too many!  There are over 750,000 registered recreational vehicles in Australia,…

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