Five years ago, Kate Atkinson left her home of fours years in Bellingen and headed south. She was heading to Melbourne, but on arrival, it did not feel right, so she kept on going. Four years passed and Kate was still on the road, working… Read More »On the road with Kate Atkinson
July sees the beginning of NAIDOC Week, though many schools and community organisations start celebrating during the last week of the school term. This year the NAIDOC theme is SONGLINES. I am excited by this as I know many Australians will now be learning what… Read More »SONGLINES & their relevance in today’s society
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 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
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…..so far. We are looking forward to more as the continue their trip. “We have been planning… Read More »Jarrah & Alani’s Travels
“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