Performing arts festival sheds light on mental health

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE The Positive Mindset Creative Arts Festival will run for its third consecutive year in October, it has been announced. Health and Ambulance Services Minister and Member for Woodridge, Cameron Dick officially announced the launch … [Read more...]

Brisbane water-skier wins third consecutive gold

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE Reigning world champion water-skier, Jacinta Carroll, has held onto her title for the third year running at the World Waterski Open Championship. The Championships, held in Paris at the weekend, the International Waterski and … [Read more...]

New initiative set to feed hungry Bigsound bands

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE   Live music venue, The Zoo is set to host Feed Music’s launch during Brisbane's annual Bigsound Festival from 5-8 September in Fortitude Valley. Feed Music is a non-for-profit organisation which aims to help … [Read more...]

Technology leads the way for disability education

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE. Queensland disability services provider, Endeavour Foundation, is leading the way in modern special education by using state of the art virtual reality technology. A partnership forged between the foundation and Queensland … [Read more...]

Queensland Police campaign to combat cyber crime

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE. Last Friday marked the launch of the Queensland Police Service’s new campaign to reduce cybercrime in Queensland. Titled 'R U In Control?', the campaign aims to educate Queenslanders about the dangers of online criminal activity … [Read more...]

Homelessness Week sheds light on Queensland’s homeless crisis

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE 2017’s Homelessness Week focused on action through innovation as studies show Australian homelessness rates are rising. Last week’s nation-wide initiative raised awareness for Australians experiencing homelessness and aimed to … [Read more...]

Bus Union continues to butt heads with Council

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE   Tensions remain high between Rail Tram Bus Union and Brisbane City Council following the Union's industrial action last Friday. Approximately 600 bus drivers went on strike between 2:00 and 6:00pm to protest security, … [Read more...]

Southbank’s Olé named in top five Spanish restaurants

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE Olé Restaurant has been named one of Australia’s top five Spanish restaurants, sparking a boom in business across Southbank’s hospitality precinct. Spanish food blog, La Español, named Olé Restaurant one of Australia's five best … [Read more...]