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Competition:Lands of the Curry Leaf
To celebrate the launch of Peter Kuruvita’s latest book, Lands of the Curry Leaf – a vegetarian food journey from Sri Lanka to Nepal; visit the IN
Noosa facebook page and share your favourite vegetable or vegetarian dish.
Whether you're moving the family around or getting stuck into work, Cricks Noosa have a car for you.
The Barefoot Corporate Warrior:Themes for 2019
THEMES FOR 2019 - CONSTANCY IN THE AGE OF THE SHORT LITTLE SPAN OF ATTENTION?
The benefits of pets in the
workplace is well
documented with our furry
friends credited with
reducing stress, increasing
creativity and productivity.
For salon owner Lou
Turton, her best friend
Winnie is all the style
inspiration she needs.
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE:The Butter Factory Arts Centre
The Butter Factory Arts Centre in Cooroy is fast becoming one of the region's most innovative gallery spaces. From fashion parades inspired by heroes to
a night of live opera music, there are new events and ideas constantly on show at the BFAC, as Jolene Ogle discovers
From Big Things Little Things Grow
Noosa Regional Gallery Director, Michael
Brennan, reflects on how small artistic and
political actions can result in significant
social and cultural outcomes.
Get Real With Indoor Plants
At IN Noosa we are on a mission to reduce waste, so this gift giving season we're spreading the joy of indoor plants thanks to garden guru Taier Bage of
Acres Garden Centre, Noosaville.
Learn the tricks of the interior trade
with The Great Indoors team.
Keep It Clean
It's peak holiday season which means floods of visitors are coming to enjoy our gorgeous region. Jolene Ogle finds out how to make sure your guest accommodation
stacks up to the natural beauty of Noosa!
Style Counsel:Pauline Kouw
A long-lasting memory of dinner on the sand in Mexico inspired Tres Noosa owner Pauline Kouw to create her very own store with sand on the floor. We chat
to Pauline to find out how you can get that coastal vibe in your own home.
With The Flow
From traveling the world as a private Pilates tutor to opening the tranquil Noosa Flow, Claire Toone has had a life worthy of a book. Jolene Ogle sat down
with Claire to find out a little more about the fascinating owner of Noosa's premium Pilates studio, Noosa Flow.
Erin Yarwood wants you to give your body
the greatest gift of all this Christmas with
some naughty and nice exercises to get you
through the silly season.
Relief Is At Hand
Working in the publishing world means hours and
hours sitting at a computer staring at a screen. This
kind of sedentary work life can wreak havoc on the
body so Jolene Ogle decided it was time to pop into
Kansha for a much-needed massage.
State Of Nirvana
IN Noosa editor-in-chief Deb
Caruso visited Ikatan Spa just a
few months ago, indulging in the
Nirvana treatment. Since then, she
has not stopped talking about the
experience and vowed to gather her
girlfriends and return for an
INdulgent morning at the awardwinning
spa. Jolene Ogle was one
of the lucky ladies.
A Fresh Face
Escapism and total luxury is the
essence of the Aqua Day Spa
experience. Carlie Wacker took some
time to explore the luxurious
offerings of this little oasis in the
heart of Hastings Street.
When your soul is tired, sleep is not the best
remedy to make you feel vibrant and alive.
Katrina Thorpe researches the best ways to
INvigorate the soul!
Put Your Feet First
As we step into summer it's easy to forget the importance of making sure our feet are cared for. Jolene Ogle discovers the importance of looking after
our feet and that we don't have to sacrifice comfort for style.
On the night they signed the contact for what is now Noosa's iconic Isabella's Fine & Antique Jewellery store, owners Jan and Denis Grant became engaged.
Carolyn Beaton discovers how 25-years-later, they have helped the proposals of many couples with an unique antique ring sourced from around the world.
A Feast For All
What's new, what's returning and who's coming to Noosa for the Noosa Food & Wine Festival 2019? Deb Caruso has the INside word!
It seems as though we only just wished each other a Merry Festive Season - could it really be that four publications a year makes it come around sooner?
Tony Cox shares his favourite summer sips and discovers some booze-free options along the way!
Cocktails & Dreams
Hot days and holiday feels call for afternoons imbibing in INdulgences that scream Holidays yo! Deb Caruso has rounded up some of the best beverages in
Noosa (well, someone had to do it). So channel your inner Tom Cruise or Paul Newman and drool on ...
Tastes Of Noosa
Noosa is as famous for its culinary scene as it is for its natural
beauty. We have multi-award-winning restaurants, food artisans
and producers and fabulous eateries galore. Tastes of Noosa will
showcase the best of the region and offer the chance to take a taste
of this spectacular dining scene home with you.
Spring Time Wine Time
A stunning spring day was perfectly paired with seasonal produce at the IN Noosa wine lunch.
Creating culinary inspirations from scratch and
drawing inspiration from those around her, Fiona
has built a strong following for those seeking
hand-made treats or special occasion cakes.
Inspired by his travels and a childhood spent in Sri Lanka, Noosa Beach House's head chef Peter Kuruvita invited Noosa locals to try a traditional dinner
made only from vegetables. Jolene Ogle INdulged in this unique dinner experience.
Shucks, Its Mollusc Mayhem
There's nothing like quite like slurping down the briny glory of plump, freshly-shucked oysters served in eight different ways, says Helen Flanagan.
Welcome To Wonderland
After years of planning and
preparation, Noosa is set to host
its first ever Beach Club to ring
in the new year.
2019 Noosa Festival Of Surfing
The iconic Noosa Festival of Surfing will return to the sand in 2019 with a stellar line-up and a special appearance from the world's best long boarders.
Jolene Ogle sat down with Noosa Malibu Club president Craig Johnson to find out more.
A Feast Of Film & Fun!
The third Noosa International Film Festival (NIFF) has been
declared a great success. Ian Pugh was our man on the blue carpet.
Here are three top ways to contribute to a cleaner,
plastic-free future and deal with plastic waste.
Plastic Free: The Way To Be
Since launching in February 2018, Plastic Free Noosa
has helped rid our beautiful region of 1.4-million single
use plastic items, proving we can make significant
change when we work together. Jolene Ogle unearths more.
The Eumundi School of Rock is out for summer with 20 young musicians ready to rock the night away at their annual end of year concert. As the show band
rehearses, Jolene Ogle sits down with mentor and musical director Owen 'OJ' Newcomb to find out what brings him back year after year.
Kids Get Back To Basics
Today's children are often criticised. They have too much screen time, too much sugar and not enough organic foods. Jolene Ogle discovers some ways to
get back to basics these holidays.
Horse Whisperers Of Hospitality
Away from the effervescence
of hospitality, Helen Flanagan
discovers the preferred sound
for some, is the neigh of a
From the land to the sea, there is an army of volunteers dedicating their time to making sure we can all safely enjoy this glorious region. Jolene Ogle
chats to just a handful to find out what it's like to be on the front line.
Call Of The Sea
Flotilla Commander of the QF5
Coastguard Andrew Leak has
dedicated his life to the water and
protecting those who use it. Jolene
Ogle meets the man at the helm.
Big And Beautiful
Two Noosa locals hit the road to review
the newest Nissan Patrol TI and Alfa Romeo’s
The Barefoot Investor:Resistance Is Futile
For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides
come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete
destruction – CYNTHIA OCELLI
The Cool & The Creative
When a community hub is as diverse and welcoming as
the Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre you just have to
explore what’s going on and find a way to get involved.
Carlie Wacker discovers more.
Noosa Regional Gallery’s latest
art prize and exhibition highlights
the importance and relevance
of the age-old art of drawing.
Gallery Director Michael Brennan
Jolene Ogle shares how one special
pooch limped into her family's lives
and stole their hearts.
The Black Pack
Over the past two years, Greyhounds
have made headlines for all the
wrong reasons. They have copped
the brunt of an industry in turmoil,
often found in mass graves or cruelly
dumped. But Doonan dog owners
Shaunagh and John Wood want
these gorgeous pooches to be known
for their loving nature.
What's The Garden Buzz In Noosa?
Spring brings a sense of renewal
and revitalisation and Carlie
Wacker explores Acres Garden
Centre for inspiration and ideas
for gardens indoor and out!
Housing: it’s causing a lot of grief
for everyone whether you’re a first
home buyer trying to save a deposit,
a single person looking for a lowcost
rental or simply wanting an
easy-care lifestyle without a huge
price tag. Jolene Ogle finds out how
thinking small could solve the crisis.
Style Council:Stitch Piece Loop
Spring has sprung so it’s time to add some colour back into your days.
Whether you want to buy a unique handmade piece for your home or
craft something yourself, the girls at Stitch Piece Loop have a little of
everything you need. We chat to owners Kim and Nicole to find out
what’s trending this season.
Spring In Your Step
Erin Yarwood ventures into the Noosa Trail Network
that is conveniently nestled at the tips of our toes; and
provides training advice for wanting to participate in
the Great Noosa Trail Walk.
Getting a head massage does more
than just feel soothing and relax you.
Katrina Thorpe reveals the many
reasons why massaging the scalp has
a profound effect on the way we feel.
Float Into Spring
Imagine allowing yourself 55 minutes to completely
disconnect from the world – it’s a sensory deprivation
with a myriad health benefits and Carlie Wacker took
some time out to float in space at Noosa Springs Spa.
Spring is the season for rejuvenation and refreshing
ourselves and the spaces we inhabit. The longer days
bring more sunshine and warmth into our lives which
lifts our energy and encourages the ‘spring clean’.
Katrina Thorpe shares her top tips to rejuvenate your
mind, body and soul.
Watch Out Australia
A recent trip to Noosa has seen a heritage German
watchmaker create a limited edition timepiece suited
to our lifestyle and environment.
Spring Fashion Fun!
Spring fashion screams fun – the
wackier the better! Streetwear is
popping with colour and crazy print.
Sure, the festivals in Cannes and Sundance might be
glamourous, however what Noosa lacks in star-power
is more than compensated for with a quality arsenal of
world-class films. John Caruso discovers what’s planned
when the blue carpet rolls out in spring.
A former Noosa local has adeptly turned
his hand to winemaking and, as Tony Cox
discovers, his drops can now be found in
some of Noosa’s most fashionable outlets.
Just The Tonic
Tony Cox strays from his usual
stomping ground of vineyards to
discover a refreshing alternative
to quench the thirst after a day
on the beach.
Jingle And Mingle
If you’re a small-medium
business, it can be hard finding a
Christmas party venue that helps
you capture the festive spirit. IN
Noosa and Land & Sea Brewery are
here to save your Christmas bacon,
as Deb Caruso discovers.
The Season For Rosé
Seasonal produce plated up for
three courses teamed with
delectable rosè made for an
Autumn day IN Noosa to remember.
Off To Italy!
Six local foodies are off to Italy to
take a taste of Noosa to the world’s
largest fair food fair, Terra Madre
Salone del Gusto. Deb Caruso is
going along for the ride, slowly.
The Chef:Shane Bailey Executive Chef, Noosa Boathouse
The ‘paddock-to-plate’ philosophy
is found in every dish that Head Chef
of Noosa Boathouse, Shane Bailey,
serves up. Celebrating food and supporting
local producers is the driver behind his
creativity in the kitchen and it’s truly
reflected on the plate.
The Farmers:Jason & Kim Lewis From Cooloola Berries
The working day starts early
for the Lewis family as they pick
and pack fresh, juicy strawberries that
will adorn the plates of some of Noosa’s
best restaurants. For more
than ten years Jason and Kim have
worked the Cooloola Berries farm
with their family, opening their farm
gate to the public seven days a week.
12 questions with local executive chef at Cafe le Monde, Oliver Carruthers
All Hail The Alligator Pear!
Matt Golinski offers surprising insight into the local gem that is the avocado.
Viva Brisvegas Baby!
It’s hard to justify
needing an escape
when we live in paradise
however if you are after a
city fix that doesn’t miss,
Deb Caruso discovers that
Brisbane has it in spades.
Tip Top Reviva
They say one man’s trash is
another’s treasure. A revamp of
operations at the Noosa Landfill
Resource Recovery Centre on
Eumundi-Noosa Road proves that
could indeed be the case. Carlie
Wacker meets the team behind an
enterprising initiative to help us
all do our bit to save the planet.
Infectious Euphoria Inevitable Encores
When the curtain went down after ten days and nights of Noosa
Alive! so did many secrets and sighs, but Helen Flanagan came to
the party with the inside scoop of goings-on behind the scenes.
Connect & Engage
Australians spend around 1.5 hours on social media
every day – it’s the perfect playground for businesses
to engage their customers! Insight Social Media
share their top tips for businesses to achieve results in
social media marketing.
Fantastic Without Plastic!
Living a plastic-free life can be fantastic and, as John Caruso
discovers, IN Noosa can help you recycle most of your household
plastics to create future playgrounds and save the turtles!
On a rainy afternoon on Hastings
Street, local singer songwriter
Emma Bridget Tomlinson released
her amazing voice above the melodic
tones of Rococo’s grand white piano.
Jolene Ogle sat down with our cover
artist to find out more about what
inspires this young powerhouse.
A Life In Theatre
Nothing matches the excitement
and anticipation when the lights go
down and the big screen flickers to
life in a theatre. John Caruso meets
someone who’s had a lifetime
fascination with film.
Italian Accolades:Made In Italy Dinner
Andrea Ravezzani put his best feast
forward to impress guests and the
Accademia Italiana della Cucina to receive
global accreditation and entry into Italy's
most prestigious culinary society. Bravo!
Glorious Gallery:No Human Being Is Illegal
The much-anticipated launch of Deborah
Kelly's larger-than-life exhibition arrived in
Noosa after originally being created for the
19th Biennale of Sydney (2104). Deborah also
held hands-on workshops for lucky locals.
Rev Up!:In Noosa Winter Launch
The IN crowd celebrated the latest IN Noosa
Magazine and the all-new Alfa Romeo as
the Cricks Noosa showroom revved up with
DJ Nathan and exclusive Happy Pops
strawberry pops in French bubbles setting
the scene for a spectacular evening.
Art'S Brewing:Noosa Open Studios Fundraiser
Artists and art lovers gathered over local
brews, wine and entertaining tales to raise
funds for the Noosa Open Studios program
which saw more than 60 artists open their
studios to the public over two weekends.
Foodie Flicks:Slow Food Noosa'S Film With Food
Slow Food Noosa's Film with Food as part of
Noosa Alive! was a sell-out success with
chefs Matt Golinski, Aden Moriarty and
Glen Barratt dishing up a French-inspired
feast with an entertaining side of film.
Luxe Launch:Eco Luxe Australia Launch
Slow Fashionistas celebrated the launch of
eco Luxe Australia's luxury cork handbags
and shared their passion for fashion over
canapès and Ferrari sparkling wine on a
stunning afternoon at Noosa Waterfront.
Staying ALIVE! 2018
Visit www.noosaalive.com.au for the full details on upcoming events.
Winter 2018 Cover Artist Pete Goodlet
Local artist Pete Goodlet is this edition's feature artist, proudly displaying his work Beach Bliss with Thelma Louise on our winter cover.
Zero Emissions Noosa
As well as banning plastics, local businesses are also taking a ZEN approach to their operations joining the push for zero carbon emissions by 2016.
Tales of Thelma Louise
There is no love quite like that of a dog’s; unwavering, unconditional and eternally forgiving. For those of us lucky enough to share our home with one, our furry friends quickly become an integral part of our lives. To celebrate their love, we’ve asked locals to share stories of their four-legged friends. This edition, we start with well-known socialite, Thelma Louise.
Creative Crusin' on the Catalina
Noosa’s classy creatives boarded the equally stylish M.V. Catalina to talk all things art and interior design with the talented due from Style Life Home.
Style Counsel: Sally at Finders Keepers
Winter is upon us but that doesn’t mean you have to turn to black and grey when styling your home. We chat to Sally from Finders Keepers to find out what’s hot this season.
There is a groundswell of support for the Slow Fashion movement and we need to talk about it.
MATT GOLINSKI CREATES DISHES SURE TO IMPRESS WITH THE HOTTEST SEASONAL INGREDIENTS FOR THE COOLEST NIGHTS
A Good Conversation
treaming content on demand is the new black, whether it’s the latest film, music, comedy, educational material or long form interview, consumers are in control. We don’t have to sit by the radio waiting for our favourite song nor do we appointment set for our favourite TV show anymore. Content is king, and we can access it whenever and wherever we like.
Options Eyecare:The Eyes Have It
Whether you’re a fulltime glasses wearer or only need them for reading, selecting a pair to perfectly suit your face is essential to nailing the eyewear look.
Noosa Regional Art Gallery:A Work In Progress
In one way or another, we are all a work in progress. Noosa Regional Art Gallery curator Michael Brennan delves deep into what it means to explore this
sense of self through art and exhibitions.
Noosa Open Studios:Open House
Noosa Open Studios art trail provides a rare insight into the mind and studios of Noosa’s creatives while also offering interactive opportunities to broaden
your artistic aspirations.
An Inspiring Fundraiser
For many of us, the chance to wear a wig and don a disguise is a chance to feel liberated, but for performer and Noosa local Matt Dunstan, it’s an opportunity
to raise funds for charities in desperate need of assistance.
Conversations in Noosa: Jon Coppola
Jon talks about growing up in New York city, getting your foot in the door in the movie business, the highs and lows of the film industry, meeting his
Australian wife, moving to Noosa and a renewed passion for scriptwriting
Conversations in Noosa: Sam Coward
Sam Coward doesn’t believe in “having something to fall back on” when it comes to his career. It’s an all or nothing approach for Sam whose passion has
always been to perform. His choices may not have always had his father’s blessing, however, Sam’s involvement in theatre has led onto film roles and
now a successful breakfast radio show on Hot 91. Sam talks about the first time his father came to see him in a stage production and why they never
spoke for 6 months after that event. Starting out in radio and the car crash that could have easily ended his life
Conversations in Noosa: Mick Earle
This podcast is about men’s mental health issues from someone who has travelled that road and worked with other men who, all too often, are reluctant to
talk about what’s going on inside them. We talk about the effects of anti-depressants, how quick doctors are to prescribe them, and the culture that
surrounds men that prohibits them from truly expressing how they feel
Conversations in Noosa: Mille Stoevring
"How far away can I get and how extreme can the surroundings be?" - Mille Stoevring
Conversations in Noosa: Giuseppe Palumbo
Giuseppe left Italy together with his family in 1967 unaware his father had organised an arranged marriage for his sister. Giuseppe's passion was always
music and once in Australia that passion drew him into a copyright battle with the government, importing vinyl from overseas and eventually establishing
Central Station Records in Melbourne. His entrepreneurial spirit, together with his partner Morgan Williams, saw them launch a line of clothing off
the back of the brand as the business continued to build. These days they call Black Mountian, in the Noosa hinterland, home where they work on their
other passion, conservation and the protection of the environment.
Conversations in Noosa: Sandy Bolton
If you ask Sandy Bolton how she felt understanding that her father walked away from her mum, leaving four children behind, she’ll tell you that you never
miss what you never know. Sandy’s resilience and determination have been part of her character from when she was very young, right through to when
she was elected as the first ever female councillor in the newly de-amalgamated Noosa Council, to her current position as an independent MP representing
the state government seat of Noosa. What makes Sandy Bolton tick? Why a life in public office? Download the podcast NOW
Conversations in Noosa: Katie Johnston
Getting fired from her job was the best thing that ever happened to Katie Johnston. It was the catalyst that started Eco Bling, a range of planet-friendly
fashion accessories, with a global customer base. How do you build a successful business from nothing? What are Katie’s most effective marketing
tools? What was the advice that her six mentors gave her? Where to next? Listen to the podcast for the answers.
Conversations in Noosa: Justin Veivers
Justin Veivers has done it all. He's been a high profile sports presenter across Queensland for 7 Local News, the CEO of the Sunshine Coast Sea Eagles
rugby league team, he managed the Yandina Flyer, Chris Vermeulen, during his brief stint with Moto GP and now he runs his own successful business in
Conversations in Noosa: Carlie Wacker
"No woman I know is happy with their body. Every woman has body image issues. I wouldn’t believe it if a woman said she didn’t. It’s important, to
be honest, authentic and to share love." - Carlie Wacker
Conversations in Noosa: Jon Coghill
Coggsy talks about his years with Brisbane band Powderfinger, the end of the band and the start of a new career as a journalist.
Come on board the Catalina
Get aboard and get out there and see the river in a new light.
Noosa Regional Gallery:Naked Beauty Displayed By Glenise Clelland
Local artist and author Glenise celebrates the human form through her solo exhibition.
Noosa Regional Gallery:Have You Ever Wondered? By Miles Allen
This thought-provoking exhibition asks questions about our sense of ownership, possession, repurposing and the ever-changing element of life and time passing.
Noosa Regional Gallery:Paris-Noosa: Art, Environment And Realism By Phil Rolton
Paris-Noosa is a series of contemporary realism paintings created with pen and watercolour depicting the artist's commitment to Noosa's natural environment and love for the urban street life of Paris.
Noosa Regional Gallery:Invisible Soldiers And Shrouded Machines By Julian Thompson
A series of paintings exploring objects, unidentified soldiers and military camouflage in the environment. In some paintings, some objects such as vehicles may be guessed at by the impression they leave on the heavy green covers draped over them.
Noosa Regional Gallery:Stencil Art Prize
A collection of works by 67 stencil artists The world's largest stencil exhibition will make its way to Noosa as part of an Australia-wide tour showcasing
some of the most impressive stencil work created by Australian and international artists.
Follow The Poetry Trail Through The Hinterland
A spark of inspiration in the Land of the Long White Cloud led three local poets to create the Sunshine Coast's first Poetry Trail.
Experience The Joy Of Painting At Xandria's Next Workshop
Experience the joy of painting at Xandria͛s next workshop on Saturday 17 March from 4-7pm at MIC Noosa Strength Centre, 2/37 Gateway Drive, Noosaville.
The 3rd Annual Big Rosella Festival
Come along to the annual one of a kind festival and celebrate the Rosella! Showcasing Rosella (Hibiscus) fruits grown at Petersen’s Farm Woolooga, 45km NW of Gympie.
You’ll see more than 2000 Rosella plants ready for picking.There will be farm walks/tours, cooking demonstrations, fresh ‘straight from the farm’ produce, CC’s Kitchen’s Fine Food Products for sale, face painting and food stalls.
Ark of Taste:Nominate Your Food For The Slow Food Australia Ark Of Taste
Anyone, anywhere can nominate a food to the Ark of Taste
Conversations in Noosa: Matt Golinski
Chef Matt Golinski opens up about losing his family, his motivation to keep going, new beginnings, cooking, his garage band, and motorcycles.
Summer is here and it’s time to hit
the road for fun and adventure,
but many of us don’t want to leave
our furry friends behind. Here are
some top tips when travelling with
Get the Luxe Outdoor living look
Whether you have a small patio or expansive alfresco area,
everyone can indulge in a touch of luxury to create an outdoor
space that is sure to impress.
Noosa's Last Paradise
The luxurious Noosa lifestyle awaits the lucky residents of the last major
real estate development in the region. Here, luxury and sustainable
living combine in the most beautiful way.
2018 Kia Stinger
Johnny West, Boom Shankar general manager, road tests the all-new Kia Stinger.
Subaru XV 2.0i-L
Carlie Wacker, IN Noosa fashion editor, radio presenter & MC road tests the all-new Subaru XV 2.0i-L.
Friends of Noosa:Regional Gallery Taste of Art 2018
Friends Noosa Regional Gallery presents its 7th Group exhibition exclusively
organized for our creative members. Friend’s Taste of Art 2018
presents our rich and diverse local talent from artists to hobbyist alike.
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.