Ric Jay

Ric Jay
A background in senior News and Current Affairs management, political reporter, ABC foreign correspondent, war correspondent, communications advisor for not-for-profits in Asia and the Pacific, communications director of the Noosa de-amalgamation campaign. Editor of Noosa Matters.

A message carved for a coastal community

Sometimes a work of art can speak for a community and place. Overlooking Peregian Beach, the remnant of a giant, old Norfolk Pine that died after the 2019 bushfire is being reshaped as a ‘message post’ with an environmental story

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A message post delivered

The weather has challenged all of us this summer.  Spare a thought for artist Kay Christochowitz who’s been braving the elements most weeks since early December on a giant tree stump overlooking Peregian Beach. This week he finished his magnificent

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Why Noosa Matters

Look on a map.  There’s no such place as Noosa.  Noosa Heads became a word association game for those who considered it a brand. Something to be sold, traded and leveraged. Noosa Springs, Noosa Waters, Noosaville, Noosa Outlook, Noosa Yoghurt.

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Cecily Fearnley

Cecily Fearnley. Our Noosa Flower

All of us who care about Noosa say thank you and farewell to Cecily Fearnley who has passed away just short of her 97th birthday. As a bushwalker and nature lover, Cecily became one of the foundation members of Noosa

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If you see a marine turtle or her tracks

Summer is marine turtle season along our beautiful Sunshine Coast beaches. These are contact numbers for the dedicated team of volunteers from Coolum and North Shore Coast Care. Please store a couple of these numbers in your phone in case

Read More »

A message carved for a coastal community

Sometimes a work of art can speak for a community and place. Overlooking Peregian Beach, the remnant of a giant, old Norfolk Pine that died after the 2019 bushfire is being reshaped as a ‘message post’ with an environmental story

Read More »

A message post delivered

The weather has challenged all of us this summer.  Spare a thought for artist Kay Christochowitz who’s been braving the elements most weeks since early December on a giant tree stump overlooking Peregian Beach. This week he finished his magnificent

Read More »

Why Noosa Matters

Look on a map.  There’s no such place as Noosa.  Noosa Heads became a word association game for those who considered it a brand. Something to be sold, traded and leveraged. Noosa Springs, Noosa Waters, Noosaville, Noosa Outlook, Noosa Yoghurt.

Read More »
Cecily Fearnley

Cecily Fearnley. Our Noosa Flower

All of us who care about Noosa say thank you and farewell to Cecily Fearnley who has passed away just short of her 97th birthday. As a bushwalker and nature lover, Cecily became one of the foundation members of Noosa

Read More »

If you see a marine turtle or her tracks

Summer is marine turtle season along our beautiful Sunshine Coast beaches. These are contact numbers for the dedicated team of volunteers from Coolum and North Shore Coast Care. Please store a couple of these numbers in your phone in case

Read More »