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Kirra Pendergast

Kirra Pendergast
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Kirra Pendergast is the editor of Common Ground Australia. An award winning photographer, Kirra first picked up a camera at 12yrs old. Her photography has been widely published in everything from international newspapers through to Rolling Stone Magazine (which was a major bucket list tick) Kirra is always out capturing photographs of things as varied as the immense power and beauty of the ocean, storms, and the breathtaking landscapes of Northern NSW. Kirra's photographic passion is music, portraiture and street photography. Born and raised in Byron Bay, Kirra's family has spent generations in the Northern Rivers hailing from Lismore, Tuntable Falls, Tregagle and Byron Bay. Kirra is passionate about supporting local music, creatives, the arts and local business using Common Ground as a platform to promote this place, its people and their passion.

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When did you move to the great Byron region? Been here most of my life.Day job?Taught Theatre, Drama...

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  Organisers have announced Mullum Music Festival will take a break for 2020 and will return in November 2021. “We’re a very small team with families...

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A daily digest of hot topic sessions at Byron Writers Festival. If you’re looking for new insights into some of the big issues pervading modern...

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One hundred million streams, two Top 20 ARIA Albums and multi-platinum sales: Byron-Bay-via-Los-Angeles singer Emma Louise will bring her Lilac Everything Tour to Australian...

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"We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch we are...

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Mac's Store is legendary to most Byron locals having been the drop in point on Bangalow Road for everything from a burger to a...

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  If you’d like to perform at Mullum Music Festival’s 10th anniversary then get writing and enter the annual Play Mullum Songwriting Competition. Fittingly, the theme for...

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This weeks Q & A is with Ryan and Oscar the owners of one of our favourite local products, Bare Blends. We love their...

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Because we love road trips we thought we would start documenting and sharing some of our favourites. For the first, we headed west over...

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  As a child, Viv grew up in the wild, wild west of Sydney, the first daughter of two Italian immigrants. She has lived in...