Australia’s ice epidemic: increasing rates of teenage usage

JAMES JUST Methylamphetamine, more commonly known as 'ice' has become a growing concern within communities around Australia after a spike in teenagers seeking treatment for ice addiction. The National Drug Household Survey has determined … [Read more...]

Palaszczuk ‘changes language’ over violence against men

JAMES JUST Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk has recently said she will change her language on domestic violence after becoming aware of the impacts of violence against men. Ms Palaszczuk is hoping to start a new inclusive campaign … [Read more...]

Desire for more assistance after death of Logan man

JAMES JUST A Logan man has died after being restrained by police who were called to the area when the man's family called emergency services. Shaun Coolwell, 34, was reportedly pushed to the ground and restrained by the shoulders and knees … [Read more...]

Global Integrity Summit speakers address corruption in business

JAMES JUST The topic of business corruption was discussed at the Global Integrity Summit last Wednesday as speakers from across the world met in Brisbane. Speakers included notable figures including Victor Perton, Erna Witoelar, Stephen … [Read more...]

Drink driving shock over AFL long weekend

JAMES JUST A startling number of Victorian and Queensland motorists were found over the limit during the AFL long weekend last Monday. According to Victorian police statistics, 218 out of 1900 drivers tested positive after being pulled … [Read more...]

Fresh concerns over microbead pollution

JAMES JUST A recent study published in the Journal of Environmental Science & Technology has incited fresh concerns among environmentalists over the effects of microplastic pollution. The US study has raised questions internationally … [Read more...]

Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress set to pedal into Brisbane

JAMES JUST The third Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress is set to pedal into Brisbane next week and will focus on the emerging cycling economy and opportunities arising from the pedal-powered community. More specific items on the congress agenda … [Read more...]

Serbian culture on show in Brisbane

JAMES JUST Dutton Park State School held the annual Brisbane Serbian Festival last Sunday as part of the festival's 6th annual cultural celebration. The annual festival is organised by the Serbian Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, … [Read more...]

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival kicks off in Brisbane

JAMES JUST Lord Mayor Graham Quirk launched the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival with the unveiling of ten artistically designed Mercedes-Benz in Brisbane’s King George Square. To mark the festivals’ tenth anniversary, ten of Australia’s … [Read more...]

Seniors Week celebrates elderly community, tackles social isolation

JAMES JUST Seniors Week is well underway with more than 500 events being held throughout Queensland to recognise the contributions of elderly Australians. The week aims to create intergenerational bonds through community participation and … [Read more...]