Festival director joins stars at Sundance

ACTION: Wendy Gibbs, director of the Bent Bridge Film Festival, before heading off to the Sundance Film Festival in the US.

Rubbing shoulders with celebrities at film festival

5 things to do this weekend

Lower Clarence Relay for Life Swim

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Puppetry of the Penis secrets revealed ahead of show

The famed Puppetry of the Penis is coming to the Sunshine Coast for shows in Noosa and Caloundra.

WARNING: This interview contains adult themes and traces of nuts

Artist program to link to gallery theme

VALUABLE STINT: Indigenous artist Karla Dickens at work in Grafton Regional Gallery's studio during her 2010 artist's residency.

Gallery encouraging indigenous artists to take up residency offer

See the historical heritage horses

OPEN DAY: Enjoy a day out learning or finding your next dream horse from the Guy Fawkes River National Park.

Guy Fawkes Heritage Horse Association Inc. open day.

7 things to do this weekend

The Maclean Rotary Book Sale is on this weekend and always attracts a big crowd of buyers.

Great places to spend some time

Jimeoin is back in Yamba just for laughs

jimeoin

Irish funny man to get Yamba a ribbing tonight

Bent Bridge Film Festival

Showcasing film makers from around the Clarence Valley, the Bent Bridge Film Festival is open to any genre of film, drama, music or documentary.

Newcastle Permanent's Cineam Under the Stars

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is Australia's largest, free regional outdoor cinema program and we're returning to Grafton.

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is Australia's largest, free regional...

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.

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: what's on in entertainment this week

Your guide to gigs in the Clarence Valley

Airbnb haters growing in number, could impact Coast

SICK of Airbnb renters clogging up the complex swimming pool or making noise in your neighbour's house?

MP's grand plan for Mackay, Whitsunday's tourist market

Whitsuday MP Jason Costigan is proposing a tourist drive that takes in Kinchant, Teemburra, Eungella and Peter Faust dams and the proposed Urannah dam.

Bid to create tourist drive linking dams in Mackay hinterland.

Noosa revels in 30% tourism revenue boost

Tourists enjoying the hospitality on Hastings St, Noosa Heads.

Tourist industry is finding economic growth is a numbers game

Dreamworld is no 'ghost town' as crowds return

Dreamworld is no ghost town say readers.

WE reported prices were slashed but still the crowds didn't come

Two flights for the price of one

There are more than 15,000 airfares on sale across 18 routes

Vision and foresight looking after Yamba's future

President of the Yamba Chamber of Commerce Sue Hughes lines up one of the first bowls at the new family leisure centre at the Yamba Bowling Club as member for Page Kevin Hogan watches on.

New leisure centre a win-win for locals and tourists

Central Qld gold mine set for start in 2017

BIG PICTURE: Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) aerial view of the Mount Morgan mine site.

$85m project includes 110 local jobs during construction phase