The curtain comes down on Yamba Country Music Club

For twelve months prior to the original COVID-19 lockdown, the ongoing viability of the Yamba Country…

Small, intimate and acoustic

Geoff HelismaIn February 2020, Patrick Roberts began working towards establishing an acoustic music group “with something…

The Proms music is back!

A fine afternoon of music on Sunday October 31 is planned for this year with The…

CVC approves new Yamba music venue

Geoff HelismaAt the May 25 Clarence Valley Council (CVC) meeting, councillors approved a small bar and…

Chasing My Dreams

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

Live music on a platter

Geoff HelismaTwo Clarence Valley music groups broke a two-year performance drought by staging performances live to…

Bountiful Fruit

Geoff HelismaPaul Commerford, 61, who could be described as The Family Tree’s patriarch, recites a poem…

Reducing junk food ad time could reduce childhood obesity

UK researchers have modelled the impact of restricting airtime for TV ads promoting foods and drinks…

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…

Heart attacks hit young women harder than men

Young women who suffer a heart attack have worse outcomes than menWomen aged 50 or younger…

Struggling to stick with that workout program? Blame your personality

Personality may play a role in how well people follow and stick with fitness programs, according…

Tweed Valley a ‘natural laboratory’ to test carbon sequestration theory

An idea to enhance natural carbon capture from olivine weathering to help combat climate change has…

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…

How did Pluto get its glowing methane capped mountains?

Methane frost on mountain tops near Pluto’s equator is formed by a unique atmospheric process that…

No evidence of excess deaths in NZ and Australia due to pandemic

Over a million people around the world have died as a direct result of the COVID-19…

Restoring just 15% of the world’s land could prevent 60% of extinctions

We can’t fix the whole world at once, but restoring just 15 per cent of the land…

Infant sleep affected by more screentime

With screen time on the rise due to the coronavirus pandemic there is renewed attention on…

Australian carp virus plan ‘dead in the water’?

Plans to release a virus to reduce numbers of invasive Common Carp in Australia are unlikely…

Diamond-studded silk wound dressing detects infection and improves healing

Scientists have developed a next generation wound dressing that can detect infection and improve healing in…

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