Panel to advise NSW on how to make music festivals safer (as long as it’s not pill testing)

The NSW Government assembles an "expert panel" to advise on how to make music festivals safer after the deaths of two attendees at Defqon at the weekend — but if they endorse pill testing, the Premier says it will not be introduced.

‘Rewarding local produce’: International movement encourages sustainable and ethical farming

A powerful alternative to the negatives of fast food is having a positive impact on the people who choose what they eat.

Hobart Lord Mayor resists calls to resign over tourism, Dark Mofo comments

The Lord Mayor of Hobart says he will not bow to pressure for him to resign in the wake of comments that the city was in danger of being overrun by tourists and that the popular Dark Mofo festival was creating an "unhealthy culture".

Dark Mofo, tourism furore no reason to resign, unrepentant Hobart Mayor says

The Lord Mayor of Hobart is standing firm against an onslaught of criticism over his comments that the city is in danger of being overrun by tourists and that the popular Dark Mofo festival is creating an "unhealthy culture".