Patients express cautious optimism over medicinal cannabis legalisation

ROBERT CARSWELL The federal government’s move to legalise the growth and consumption of medicinal cannabis has been cautiously welcomed by patients and caregivers, who express concerns over the scope of the   legislation. Minister for Health … [Read more...]

Family fights for justice 26 years on

ROBERT CARSWELL 26 years after the murder of Toowoomba teen, Annette Mason, her family continues to fight for justice calling for a coronial inquest into the murder. The 15 year old was found dead in her Toowoomba home on the 19th of … [Read more...]

Cat Cuddle Café changing the face of pet adoption

ROBERT CARSWELL After only five weeks of operation, Red Hill’s Cat Cuddle Café is stealing the hearts of animal lovers and prospective adopters alike. The café offers the opportunity for patrons to interact with shelter cats in a more … [Read more...]

Kingsford Smith Drive Upgrade Begins Despite Questionable Future

ROBERT CARSWELL The Brisbane City Council has begun preparing the area for a $650 million widening of Kingsford Smith Drive despite mayoral candidate Rod Hardings threats to scrap the upgrade if elected. Harding has slammed the upgrade for its … [Read more...]

International athletes flock to the Australian Baseball League

ROBERT CARSWELL Founded in 2009, the Australian Baseball League (ABL) already has a reputation as a proving ground for up-and-coming international prospects. The league, which contains six teams is being inundated with international … [Read more...]

D’ath announces review into homophobic legislation

ROBERT CARSWELL **UPDATE: QLD Labor Conference held on the weekend of the 29th-30th of August has passed all LGBTI motions, including the funding of the Queensland AIDS Council unanimously.  Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath has … [Read more...]