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    Your guide to this year’s Woodford Folk Festival

    premium_icon Your guide to this year’s Woodford Folk Festival

    Hand-picked highlights from bumper program

    Stars unite to ‘Make it Rain’

    premium_icon Stars unite to ‘Make it Rain’

    Two music shows, silent online auction, with Chris Hemsworth as MC

    How Falls Festival organisers plan on keeping people cool

    premium_icon How Falls Festival organisers plan on keeping people cool

    About 25,000 campers will descend on Byron for Falls Festival at one of the hottest...

    The viral sensation you cannot miss at Bluesfest 2020

    premium_icon The viral sensation you cannot miss at Bluesfest 2020

    American musician one of the surprising names added to Bluesfest.

    Events

      Guides

        PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

        Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

        Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

        AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

        VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

        All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

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

        premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

        Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

        CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

        Five of the best to places to bushwalk

        Popular pass time offers something for everyone

        Tourism

          Australia will hire international celebrities and reality TV stars to promote fire-affected communities and reboot the damaged tourism industry.

          premium_icon ‘Please visit us’: Australia to lay out $76m welcome mat

          New data reveals bookings to holiday hot spots have plummeted

          Some shops on the NSW south coast have already gone bust after the bushfires - and more could also be financially ruined if tourists do not return soon.

          Tourists urged back or town could go bust

          Businesses almost destroyed by fires facing financial ruin

          The bushfire crisis could cost Australia's tourism industry $1 billion according to one industry leader who says many businesses may be unable to recover.

          The pictures that could cost Australia $1bn

          An industry leader who says many businesses may be unable to recover

          Steve Price has become the centre of a Twitter storm after saying he’s sick of “that woman” Jacinda Ardern during a puzzling argument.

          Price erupts in Jacinda Ardern rant

          Price became the centre of a Twitter storm after attacking Ardern