Coastbeat Journalist - North & Mid North Coast

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Walk Me Through It: New England National Park

Words + images by Glenn Mead New England National Park is a place of great beauty, sitting on the Great...

28 Sep 2022

Daniel Hend, Mural Master

Artist Daniel Hend can transform a brick wall into rainforest paradise with a magical wave of his brush. A shopping...

23 Sep 2022

Countdown to Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival

The Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival kicks off at Nymboida Camping and Canoeing Centre in just two weeks time, with a special...

21 Sep 2022

Art at Coffs Central

Kaleidoscope at Coffs Central has expanded to include a dedicated art gallery. This vibrant arts and crafts space at Coffs...

1 Sep 2022

Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival – BACK ON!

This year’s Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival is springing back into action over the holiday weekend of 30 September to 3...

16 Aug 2022

Walk Me Through It

Kosciuszko National Park Words and images by Glenn Mead Kosciuszko National Park is a wonderful place to visit outside the...

13 Jul 2022

Yandaarra Aunty Grace Roberts Community Awards 2022 Winners Announced

At the Jetty Memorial Theatre on Thursday July 7 2022, Council’s Yandaarra Aboriginal Advisory Committee hosted the Yandaarra Aunty Grace...

8 Jul 2022

A fishy capture reveals a prized tropical species moving south

A fishing expedition on the NSW Mid North Coast has hooked an unexpected catch for a Southern Cross University marine...

23 Jun 2022

Spotlight on the arts with Wendy Sharpe

The Coffs Coast showed its love for the arts when a large crowd gathered on June 17 at C.ex to...

20 Jun 2022

Magnificent new multiday walk puts NSW on global ecotourism map

The ancient Gondwana Rainforests on the NSW mid-north coast will host a spectacular new multi-day walk as part of a...

20 Jun 2022

Winter Wellness Wonders

Banish colds, ease stress and improve your energy levels with these simple health hacks for the sniffle season. Stress less...

15 Jun 2022

Strong result for Southern Cross in QS rankings of world universities

Southern Cross University has achieved its best ever result in the QS World University Rankings, emerging in the top 50%...

10 Jun 2022

10 expert tips for starting a new job to ensure success

No one should show up for their first day at a new job without some tips in hand. And yet,...

10 Jun 2022

Whale Month 2022

June is Whale Month at Coastbeat. Any day now we will enjoy the first sightings of beautiful humpback whales heading...

6 Jun 2022

Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival postponed

This year’s Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival has been postponed to the spring long weekend 30th September to 3rd October...

24 May 2022