Brisbane students join global climate strike

School Strike 4 Climate Brisbane

AMY GRIFFIN Thousands of students around Australia and around the world will put down their schoolwork today to strike against government inaction on climate change as a part of the global School Strike 4 Climate initiative.   The … [Read more...]

Eco Expo returns to Brisbane

Eco Expo

AMY GRIFFIN Eco Expo returns to the Brisbane Showgrounds this weekend with the aim of encouraging people to make small eco-friendly changes to their lifestyle.   The three-day event, which runs from September 13 to 15, is bringing a … [Read more...]

Young entrepreneurs drive social change

Elise and Lara Stephenson

AMY GRIFFIN Sisters Elise and Lara Stephenson see change as an opportunity to empower and innovate, which is what led the two young entrepreneurs to create Social Good Outpost.   Social Good Outpost is a design agency and social … [Read more...]

Sanitary drive returns dignity to women

Share the Dignity volunteers at Woolworths

AMY GRIFFIN Charitable organisation Share the Dignity is holding a Dignity Drive this month to collect sanitary products for Australian women and girls who are homeless or living under the poverty line, and they hope everyone in the nation will take … [Read more...]