Ten things to do this week

GOOD FOOD: Olive and Luca pizza-maker Marco Ricci assists helping to prepare pizzas at the 2015 Ballina Food and Wine Festival.

Food, wine, faeries, film and baseball.

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Bundjalung artwork on display at Byron Bay

Artwork by Kaitlyn Clark

Indigenous creative talent on exhibition at Byron Bay Lighthouse

Circus Arts flies high with major work showcase

Circus Arts Misha Reale is the major work One Year show coach

It features acrobatics, tumbling and mini tramp

Lismore’s kings of hip hop drop a new track

LAUNCH: Lismore Hip Hop trio Teddy Lewis King will have a new EP out in October.

Teddy Lewis King's new single will be launched today

Byron Bay to enjoy sassy, sultry burlesque

TEASE: Elena Gabrielle from Australian Burlesque Festival will be in Byron for the Shake-O-Rama show.

See Shake-O-Rama teaser video here

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The Tropical Fruits New Year Festival

Tropical Fruits New Year Festival is the biggest Gay and Lesbian social community event in regional Australia. The week long Festival is run by over 300...

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Regular performer at the Workers' Heights Bowling Club with a loyal following.

Regular performer at the Workers' Club with a loyal following.

Happy Daze Karaoke

Happy Daze Karaoke is the premier karaoke in the Northern Rivers.

Happy Daze Karaoke is the premier karaoke in the Northern Rivers.

Two Men and a Lady

Regular performer at the Workers' Club with a loyal following. Playing the music you grew up with.

Regular performer at the Workers' Club with a loyal following. Playing the music...

Cadillac Rockers

Christmas Eve Entertainment for your enjoyment.

Christmas Eve Entertainment for your enjoyment.

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Formerly known as The Chevrolets

Formerly known as The Chevrolets

Happy Daze Karaoke

Happy Daze Karaoke is the premier karaoke in the Northern Rivers,  a regular event every fortnight at the Lismore Workers Club.

Happy Daze Karaoke is the premier karaoke in the Northern Rivers, a regular event...

10 common snakes and how to identify them

SUNSHINE Coast snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

This week's gig guide

Fiji-born Shem brings his Bob Marley celebration to the Bangalow Hotel Sunday.

The gigs you need to know about this week

Complete guide to 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Laurel Bank Park is in full bloom for the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Comprehensive guide to the 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

This week's gig guide

TAKING A STAND: Luke Vasella will celebrate Metgasco's departure at the Sphinx Rock cafe.

Full list of he gigs you need to know about

This week's gig guide

Round Mountain Girls will bring their powerful show to the Slipway Hotel in Ballina tonight from 6pm.

All the gigs you need to know about and more.

Baseball project to inject $9 million into Lismore each year

UPDATE: National and international teams would train and play here for at least five years under a new agreement with Baseball Australia.

Brexit decision may cut flow of much-needed British tourists

Brexit vote could seriously hurt Australia's tourism industry

25-year fight for wheelchair access ends with $400k funding

The Richmond River Historical Society has finally had a win in their fight for a museum elevator.

Historical Society's patient battle for wheelchair access pays off.

Mountain bike tourism could take off in Kyogle, says expert

Adventure tourism entrepreneur Troy Rarwick at the site of a proposed new mountain bike trail at Kyogle.

Kyogle could revitalise itself by developing mountain biking trails.

Who are the most reliable airlines in Australia?

Aeroplanes on the runway at Sunshine Coast Airport, Virgin Australia plane.
Photo: Iain Curry / Sunshine Coast Daily

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Tourism to lose $1 billion if reef bleaching continues

Bleaching is worst in the Great Barrier Reef’s remote north. Morgan Pratchett/ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies,

It's estimated the reef could lose 1 million visitors a year

Visitor numbers soar at Lismore aviation expo

A highlight of the Lismore Aviation Unlimited expo was the chance to go on a joy flight or adventure flight.

The Aero Club was packed with families and hobbyists

SURF ALERT: Get the outlook before heading to the beach

Todays wave was photographed from the platform at Alexandra Headland known as Geriatric's Reef.

The week has been beautiful but well short of hoped-for waves

IN DEEP: Keep warm before and during dive

It’s never too cold to go diving.

The secret to staying warm both before and after the dive

TOTALLY HOOKED: Hunt is on for monster tailor

TOP CATCH: Pete May with a 75cm tailor caught off Noosa’s North Shore.

Some of our best tailor comes from the lower parts of our rivers