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Veda Dante

Veda Dante
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Based in the Byron Shire hinterland village of Federal with her family, Veda Dante is a communication specialist with more than 25 years experience as a freelance photojournalist, copywriter, feature writer, and content provider. Former publishing positions include: editor of Lifestyle Pools + outdoor design magazine (the Federal Publishing Company then News Custom Media), contributing editor for Pure Health (News Limited), feature writer for Travelling in Australia Magazine (Morrison Media), and editor of Health & Fitness (International Masters Publishers). Born in Melbourne, educated in Perth and toiled in Sydney, Veda moved to the North Coast in 2007 where she continues to freelance to private clients across the country. She has also become a regular contributor to local media including Byron Shire News, the Northern Star and, now, Common Ground. Veda is a prolific writer whose work spans tourism, art, music, sustainability, culture, community and wellbeing. When she’s not on deadline, you will usually find her kayaking with the kids on the Brunswick River, running to the Cape Byron Lighthouse with friends, attempting to stay upright on her long board, or soaking up the serenity on the family property.

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To ensure the future of video contains more than cats and cooking shows, a new Screenworks seminar will show content creators, filmmakers, vloggers and...

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Akin to great landscape designers, jewellers use a myriad of elements such as texture, scale, balance, simplicity and sequence to create a synergy between form...

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Concetta Antico has a super power that most of us can only dream of – and even then it would pale in comparison to the...

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Photo by Mardi Borrack Designer Mardi Borrack and visual artist and musician Matthew Baird have brought their Style Agenda to Byron Bay. We asked...

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  A pop-up retreat in Byron Bay will echo a key message made by Hippocrates more than 2,000 years ago – the man widely credited...

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Taking place over the Easter weekend, this year's Rabbits Eat Lettuce electronic dance music festival will be held at Woodfordia for the first time. Home of the Woodford...

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Home-grown Russian men's choir Dustyesky. Photo by Anna Swain Song Dynasty Music is a new musical venture that was seeded a century ago in...

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For over 30 years, the Northern Region Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Service – a not-for-profit community organisation based in Lismore – has provided...

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  Copyright Ilona Harker Common Ground invited three spirited, eloquent, well-known women in the community to talk about International Women's Day and what this auspicious day means to...

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Despite coming into the fore more than 30 years ago, the Paleo Diet continues to stir controversy and attract heated debate from nutritionists to...