September 17, 2009
Well-known Brunswick Heads resident and businessman Russell Siwicki has been rewarded for his many years of service to the communities of Mullumbimby and Brunswick Heads.
The Member for Ballina, Don Page, this week presented Mr Siwicki with a prestigious NSW Government Community Award.
Mr Page also presented him with a Certificate of Appreciation for community service in the Ballina Electorate.
“I have known Russell for many years and it is indeed my pleasure to present Russell with this award as recognition for his outstanding community service,” Mr Page said.
January 23, 2009
Women in the Lower Clarence can now access all their hair and beauty services in the one place thanks to beauty expert Nichole Martyn.
Nichole, who has returned to Maclean after many years absence, has recently opened Delphis Holistic Artistry on the banks of the magnificent Clarence River.
“We’ve been open a couple of months now and I am so happy with how the business is going” she said.
“Women are loving our natural products and the fact that they can receive all their hair and beauty services under the one roof”.
October 18, 2008
Most of us spend a good deal of energy working on our relationships and our finances, separately.
What we don’t do is link them and address our relationship patterns that may be harming our wealth-building, or address our wealth-building habits that may be harmful to our relationship.
Money can be a major impediment to a harmonious life, regardless of a person’s level of wealth, according to holistic financial planner Christoph Schnelle (pictured), of Burringbar.
“Many of my clients want straight financial advice,” he says.
“I advise on superannuation and investments and minimise their tax.
October 13, 2008
New Lennox Head locals Jane and Scott O’Neile have secured two of the top tourism roles in the region.
Jane (pictured) recently commenced as Director of Sales at the Byron at Byron Resort and Spa and Scott secured his role as Regional Sales and Marketing Manager – Salt and Northern NSW for Stella Hospitality prior to relocating from Sydney in June.
“We knew it would be a long drive each day for Scott but we moved here for Lennox, so that’s just how it had to be,” said Jane.
“We are so happy – the reality of living here exceeded the high expectations we had, in every aspect.”
July 19, 2008
Australia’s most ‘Easterly Indian’, the well-travelled Byron Bay stand-up comic Sandy Gandhi, has launched her first book, Enlighten Up. She took time out from her busy schedule for a quick chat with Far North Coaster …
Can you give a brief rundown of your life?
Born in New Delhi, India, came to Australia (Melbourne) at the age of 12, worked as travel agent/tour operator for 20 years, worked in Melbourne and Sydney in Oz as well as PNG, the UK, Holland, the USA, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zanzibar.
July 19, 2008
Published by Melbourne Books
- Paperback RRP$23.95
- ISBN 9781877096020
- August release with launch at Byron Bay Writers Festival at the end of July.
The following is from the introduction to the book by author Di Morrissey:
Sandy Gandhi is an institution in Byron Bay.
As Australia’s most ‘Easterly Indian’ (she claims there was one other, but she shot him!), her verbal jousting, quick quips and wild humour have endeared her to stand-up comedy audiences in Byron and beyond.
April 14, 2008
That is one of the questions that will be explored by Associate Professor Karen Brooks, pictured, at a public lecture at Southern Cross University’s Lismore campus on April 30.
Professor Brooks, who took up an appointment in the media department in SCU’s School of Arts and Social Sciences at the start of the year, has recently released a book ‘Consuming Innocence: Popular Culture and Our Children’.
In the book, she explores the complex relationship that tots, tweens and teens — never mind adults — have with popular culture.
April 2, 2008
However, the women’s surfing scene today is a world away from the sport’s beginnings in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Judy Gibbon wonders what might have been had she been born 40 years later. Read more