T21 Motorcycle Run raising awareness for Down Syndrome

DEMI LYNCH Owen Rowe was born with down syndrome. Six months after he was born his mother, Michelle Rowe realised there wasn't enough awareness on the disability. "When he was born I really didn't know much about it," Mrs Rowe … [Read more...]

Workshop for parents striving for inclusive education

DEMI LYNCH Community Resource Unit (CRU) will be hosting 'Working Together for Inclusive Schools: Leadership, Community Campaigning and Influencing Others Leadership', a workshop for parents who have children with a disability. The … [Read more...]

QLD Author discusses new book at Brisbane’s Comic Con

DEMI LYNCH Young adult Queensland author Melissa H North will be launching her second novel 'A Confabulated Compendium of Anecdotes,' at Brisbane's Comic Con this weekend. Ms North is currently on a book signing tour of  Queensland with her … [Read more...]

Brisbane rallies for marriage equality

DEMI LYNCH     Thousands took to  the streets of Brisbane last weekend to rally for marriage equality. The same-sex marriage campaigners gathered on the corner of George and Elizabeth street in Queens Garden on Sunday to … [Read more...]

National’s vote against Pauline Hanson’s burqa ban proposal

DEMI LYNCH   The National Party has voted against adopting a burqa ban at their annual conference in Canberra. The vote was put into motion after One Nation leader Pauline Hanson walked into the Senate chamber in a burqa as part of … [Read more...]

Domestic violence leave for university staff

DEMI LYNCH Last week University of Queensland hosted a BlueStocking Week luncheon which highlighted gender equality issues, including domestic violence, in an event celebrating women in the higher education sector.    With research showing one in … [Read more...]

Drug dealer sentenced for selling Ice in Beenleigh and Gold Coast

DEMI LYNCH On Friday the 28th of July, a Brisbane man in his mid twenties was sentenced to five years in jail for producing and selling the dangerous drug methamphetamine in Beenleigh and the Gold Coast. Twenty-five old Gary Miller pleaded … [Read more...]