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After The Fire

A few short weeks ago parts of Lennox Head were threatened by bushfire…this photo essay by Kirra Pendergast shows just how fast the Australian bush regenerates and how some native plants need fire to enable their seed pods to burst open.  

Woodford Folk Festival

Woodford Folk Festival is one of Australia’s most iconic annual events returning for its 28th year from– 27 December 2013 to 1 January 2014. The festival, which is held in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast hinterland (just one hour’s drive north of Brisbane and one hour from… Read More »Woodford Folk Festival

Jarrah & Alani’s Travels

Regular Common Ground contributors from Brunswick Heads Alani Belcher and Jarrah Linklater sent us an email today updating us with some great images of their travels around the country… far. We are looking forward to more as the continue their trip. “We have been planning… Read More »Jarrah & Alani’s Travels

Daniel Ducrou at Alstonville High

“Deliciously hedonistic” is how author Daniel Ducrou describes Byron Bay: the key setting for his debut novel, The Byron Journals. Daniel was the Writer-in-Residence at Alstonville High for one week in April and spoke to groups of senior boys and Year 12 Extension English students… Read More »Daniel Ducrou at Alstonville High


  What is Future Shorts you might say?  Is it the pants that Michael J Fox wore in Back To The Future III, you know… with the pockets hanging out? Or maybe the growth pattern of societies from the year 2050 onwards – are we all… Read More »FUTURE SHORTS

Whale Breach!

Our man Joggly captured this amazing sequence yesterday of a Whale in full breach, whilst having a morning surf. So here is a bit of information on your big friendly giant of the sea… The journey of the Humpback whale starts around April in the… Read More »Whale Breach!