Women for women
They say it takes a village to raise a child but in Noosa, it takes a shire to support and foster a woman. Jolene Ogle finds out more about Noosa’s most popular women-only groups.
Field of dreams
While many Noosa
restaurants embrace low food miles and the Snail of Approval, none take it
quite so far as The Ogilvie Group with their very own culinary crop. Jolene
Ogle finds out a little more about Maravista Farm.
GIDDY UP FOR THE CUP!
It was giddy up for glamour at Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas for Melbourne Cup with fine food, fillies and fashion.
Check, one, two!
A famous Aussie band once sung that it was “a long way to the top if you wanna rock’n’roll” however a local musician is helping kids kick-start their careers and preparing them for the night of their lives.
SUMPTUOUS SUMMER DELIGHTS
Matt Golinski shares his favourite dishes to capture the fresh flavours of summer!
Life of Brine
Phil Jarratt was a self-confessed spoiled brat, but as Helen Flanagan discovered, with salt in his veins, pen in hand and a witty mindset, life turned into an adventure.
SUNSHINE COAST FASHION FESTIVAL
The 9th annual Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival will be in full swing this October
In the Tub
In the never-ending search for design INspiration, the talented team from BLINK LIVING has selected two dreamy bathrooms for styles to steal and INspire..
From busking on the streets to winning The
Voice of Noosa 2012 and earning a Top 12
X-Factor, Jimmy Davis is a
local musician to look out for. Becca Saint chatted to the Cooran crooner ahead
of his upcoming performance at the Caloundra Music Festival.
Noosa is home to people from all walks of life! Some travel from the other side of the world to discover their own place in the sun where they’re enriched and inspired. John Caruso meets an ex- Zimbabwean writer with a dream of making it big in film.
When you already live in paradise, it’s hard to justify holidaying on someone else’s sand and surf. Deb Caruso discovers a haven where luxury meets laid-back and every moment will leave you in your element.
From Little Things …
He’s a surfing devotee and one of the longest serving members of the Sunshine Coast branch of the Surfrider Foundation. A role that has been instrumental in building a multi-award winning event that promotes “positive activism” and turns everyday people into eco warriors. Carolyn Beaton meets the inspiring Craig Macintyre.
IN Noosa Autumn Launch at the Noosa Festival of Surfing
What's ON IN Noosa?
Take your pick or choose all of the events that the Noosa region has on offer during the winter months. From jazz, country, cabaret and Carnivale to artisan stalls, fresh produce and a gruelling bicycle race through our stunning hinterland
Carving out a career as a musician can be a very hard slog. John Caruso meets one Noosa hinterland performer who is prepared to knock on all the right doors and do whatever it takes to make it
John Lennon famously wrote that “life is what happens while you’re busy making other plans”, and you may feel like that’s happening to you. Very few of us make the time to explore what’s happening beyond our back fence. John Caruso discovers the Noosa region is so much more than sand and surf.
These Beans were made for Roasting!
New Yorkers are currently raving about how good Aussies are at making the perfect coffee according toNew York Times food critic Oliver Strand. Thankfully we don’t have to travel to the other side of the globe to get a world class caffeine hit. Chances are you can discover one at the end of your street. John Caruso finds out what’s brewing
Do you regularly overindulge when it comes
to retail therapy? When you’ve punished your credit card do you imagine that
Pretty Woman when Julia
Roberts’ character is overloaded with shopping bags? If so chances are that
there are a lot of brand new items in your wardrobe that your friends have
never seen. Heidi Saunders discovers a place where forgotten fashion lives
again and where sought-after labels cost a fraction of the price.
Matt Golinski discovers a staggering amount of food that is wasted every year – and the program that is making an difference and reaping rewards for the less fortunate.
A goldmine in the garage
The Kombi represents more than simply a mode of transport and owning one can easily become an obsession that makes you money. John Caruso hit the open road to find out more.
The artist & the entrepreneur
We’ve all heard quotes about the artist who suffers for their craft along with the jokes about the starving painter. None of this rings true for the prolific creator of our autumn cover, Amanda Brooks. John Caruso uncovers her passion for creating and the thrill of marketing her pieces to customers all over the world.
A good Chap
As school recommences, there is a band of helpful souls providing nourishment and support for our children.
Carolyn Beaton meets one of Noosa’s chaplains helping to create a brighter tomorrow for our students, today.
Not Your Average Girl
Seventeen-year-old Sally Higgs, junior black belt, advocate against domestic violence, firefighter, chef and award winner!
A Sanctuary Soiree
Queensland Koala Crusaders Inc. are planning a fundraising event for Noosa’s first Koala conservation sanctuary.
After a long battle it seems the plight of our local koala population has been heard with one local conservation group planning to establish a sanctuary for Noosa’s cuddliest locals. Carolyn Beaton shares their story.
From rock gods to homeless shoe-shiners, Paul Smith’s photographic exhibition will make you stop and think about the small corner of the of the world we inhabit and why we don’t do more to change it.
John Caruso discovers a world where organic is everyday easy and dietary requirements are well catered for.
Floating Land is an arts and environment festival where a small Noosa community transforms into a creative hotspot.
WIN - Birdscaping Autralian Gardens
Enter here to win your own copy of Birdscaping Australian Gardens.
Winter Wine Lunch at Wood Fire Grill
IN Noosa Magazine guests indulged in a winter feast of heart-warming dishes prepared by talented head chef Braden White and his team at Wood Fire Grill in QPlace.
Wouldn’t it be nice to relive, recapture and recall some of those things that made this time in history so carefree? Let’s revisit some of the flower power of then and bring it back now this spring.
Up the Garden Path
As gardens become an extension of our personality, one local design team is forging a strong future where forms meets functionality.
Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival
The 2015 Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival looks set to be the biggest yet.
Ricky’s has seen some changes over the years, including an extensive makeover giving it a sleek modern look while still retaining its casual, relaxed atmosphere.
If I could bottle the essence of ‘Little Jo’ Power, I’d be a wealthy woman. Hers is an exquisite blend of humility, charm, persuasiveness, generosity and steely determination packaged in a petite frame. She’s notable for her long involvement in local surf lifesaving, but to label her a beach belle would do her a disservice. There’s so very much more to her story.
The Australian Poet
The Australian Poet Nekita Roberts shares her love of Noosa in prose.
Set amidst superbly landscaped tropical surrounds this master built residence located in the Noosa Hinterland will steal your heart and soothe your soul at first sight.
How do artists turn doing something they love into something that supports their lifestyle?
Winter in a Noosa garden is divine! The mornings are cool, the days are sunny and we can grow abundant crops during the next few months.
If you followed Cath Manuel's guide for Autumn Growing then you’ll have gardens ready for planting now.
The peaceful warrior for Indigenous equality opens up about his creative journey, quest for social justice and especially his Archibald Prize journey.
The Road to Recovery
In an industry that is subjected to so many external pressures, it is rare to find a business that has not only survived but thrived during tough times.
Deb Caruso discovers the secret behind building a sustainable business.
Straight to the CORE
Working your core doesn't have to be a chore!
Ray of Sunshine
Sunshine Beach artist Ray Robinson believes that you're not a real artist until someone calls you one.