It was 1973. A bunch of university students from Sydney decided to turn a small struggling dairy town into a Woodstock style festival site. For 10 days young men and women flocked to Nimbin for the Aquarius Festival.
In this special series of "ABC Open's Object Stories",
ABC Open North Coast and a group of local volunteers assisted the community of Nimbin to record oral histories of the Aquarius Festival and its legacy.
Bob Dooley is the current editor of the "Nimbin Good Times". He explains how and why this local news sheet started.