Increased pet adoptions at Brisbane’s Big Adopt Out

MADDELIN MCCOSKER Brisbanites looking to adopt a furry friend converged on the Brisbane Showgrounds for the RSPCA's annual Big Adopt Out on Saturday. The free event brought together over 30 rescue groups in an attempt to find loving homes for … [Read more...]

North Stradbroke home to ‘treasure trove’ of ancient wetlands

MADDELIN MCCOSKER Scientists from the University of Adelaide and the Queensland government have uncovered a 'treasure trove' of ancient wetlands on North Stradbroke Island. The research, led by Dr John Tibby, found that North Stradbroke's … [Read more...]

Brisbane Festival ready to roll

MADDELIN MCCOSKER This Saturday will see the Brisbane Festival officially kick off for another year, with the annual festival looking to attract more than one million people over three weeks. This year’s festival will see a mix of theatre, … [Read more...]

Bowlers call for more funding to keep competition rolling

MADDELIN MCCOSKER The number of bowlers at this year’s Multi Disability Championship were down due to a lack of funding from key organisations. Although the event secured a grant from Brisbane City Council earlier this year, sponsors Deaf … [Read more...]

RNA increases Ekka security measures

MADDELIN MCCOSKER An increase in Australia's national terrorism threat level has lead to Ekka organisers increasing security at this year's event. This year will not only see more security guards and a larger police presence, but also an expanded … [Read more...]

Union protests for workers rights

MADDELIN MCCOSKER Coal miners from Glencore’s Oaky North mine held a rally outside Glencore’s Brisbane headquarters on Wednesday to call for a resolution to ongoing negotiations between workers and the company. The strike, organised by the mining … [Read more...]