Towel shortage bums out naked swimmers

A TOWEL shortage was the biggest hurdle for naked swimmers who braved freezing waters to celebrate the winter solstice at Dark Mofo.

Pilgrimage to the resting place of Van Gogh

Reliving the final days of the master painter Vincent van Gogh.

Surfing culture pops up on the 'Hill'

SURFS UP: Surf World volunteer Lawrie Pinniger and chairman Mal Sutherland present the history and highlights of surfing in a pop-up exhibition.

Pop-up exhibition spreads the word on the history of surfing

Century-old painting discovered in Antarctica

A 118-year-old depiction of a tree creeper painted by Dr Edward Wilson.

Painting discovered among penguin droppings at historic site.

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Exhibition delves into indigenous art, culture

INDIGENOUS art and culture will be on show in a thought-provoking exhibition at Bundaberg Regional Galleries.

'Both barrels from public' saved gallery says mayor

A crowd attends the annoucement of the 2016 Jacaranda Acquistive Drawing Award. Proposed funding cuts may see this and other programs jepodised.

One of Grafton's leading cultural institutions has been saved.

Program part of push for port

SEA RANGERS: Tom Osborne, Brent McLellan, Quinten Springham and Kerry Blackman.

An environmental responsibility

'F--- being age appropriate'

“Stealing your man since 1928”

Indigenous culture shared

CULTURE: Students from Dalby and Chinchilla state high schools attended the Dalby PCYC to learn traditional indigenous games.

Dalby PCYC kept indigenous tradition strong for Reconciliation Week.

Victoria gets state spirit on the road

'Vicky' the truck will be visiting events and towns throughout Victoria.

Multiculturalism focus of Vicky the truck.

Aussie actor McInnes 'gone down the river of life'

THE multi-talented William McInnes has a particularly Australian take on ageing - he's sending it up and out to sea!

Lennie's famous ride adds a new bronzed chapter

FRIENDS FOR LIFE: A deep bond existed between Lennie Gwyther and his pony Ginger Mick.

Statue to recognise trip for opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Author pops the cork on mature heroines

LOCAL AUTHOR: Maggie Christensen with her new book, Champagne for Breakfast.

Writer fighting to tell stories "about mature women”.

BOOK REVIEW: Before We Were Yours

BOOKS: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.

BASED on real-life events, Lisa Wingate's new book is riveting.

DAY IN HISTORY: 'Frankly, my dear ...'

MOVIE magic was created when Rhett Butler, played by Clark Gable, uttered the immortal line "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn".

Big Brother winner Reggie Bird could end up homeless

BACK in 2003 she won the third season of Big Brother Australia, pocketing $250,000 for her win — but Reggie Bird’s life has been far from easy since then.

The reality star makes a heartbreaking confession

How 9/11 helped make Waleed Aly a household name

Waleed Aly and Susan Carland at the 2016 Logie Awards

“It feels like there was a script written for me,” he said.

What's on the small screen this week

Ryan Shelton in a scene from True Story with Hamish & Andy.

HAMISH and Andy hear another funny story and Cleverman returns.

Digging down to find Clare

Australian actress and singer Clare Bowen, who got her big break on the US TV series Nashville, is touring Australia with her solo album.

After five years on Nashville it’s time to tell her own stories.

TV REVIEW: Offspring season 7 is... fine

Alexander England and Asher Keddie in a scene from season seven of Offspring.

New Offspring won’t be remembered as the best season.

Ellen shames audience member

Ellen shamed an audience member who stole from her gift shop.

TALK show host catches audience member stealing from her gift shop.