Youth find hope, purpose in protest

ERIN SEMMLER Nineteen-year-old student Jordan Rowand said climate change makes her feel helpless, which begins to explain why she's standing outside a politician's office, holding a protest flag.   “Climate change is a pretty depressing topic … [Read more...]

‘Enough is enough’ say Adani protesters

ERIN SEMMLER Stop Adani protesters gathered outside Labor MP Meaghan Scanlon’s office this morning following news of allegedly illegal drilling at Adani's Carmichael mine on Wednesday.   Adani’s Carmichael coal mine will be the biggest in … [Read more...]

Insecurities stripped bare through art

ERIN SEMMLER Jesse Donoghue opens the door to a room filled with more than 50 artists. She walks up to the platform, drops her robe and holds her pose.  This is the first time Jesse has life modelled. She had recently separated from her abusive … [Read more...]

Pin ups, rockabilly and classics hit Coast

ERIN SEMMLER More than 30 classic cars rolled into the Paddock at Helensvale NightQuarter over the weekend. Father’s Day Car Show participant John Moylan said he was happy to be involved in the new event. “They’ve (organisers) looked after all … [Read more...]

Coast youth check out Check It Fest

ERIN SEMMLER Gold Coast youth enjoyed a free music festival on Saturday, featuring live entertainment, freebies, interactive activities and the infamous Check My Talent competition. Headspace partnership manager Steve Hackett has been involved in … [Read more...]