Marriage equality doorknock draws a crowd

TALISA ELEY The marriage equality debate is still in full force, with hundreds of thousands Yes voters taking to the streets over the weekend to secure more support. Australians took up door knocking across the country, in the hopes of gaining … [Read more...]

Queensland goes green

  TALISA ELEY Queensland will be hoping to turn around its woeful recycling record with a series of new environmentally-friendly law-changes next year. From next year single-use plastic bags will be banned state-wide, with customers … [Read more...]

Trams to link whole GC by 2030

TALISA ELEY Just three years ago, trams were a foreign concept in Queensland, but now the Gold Coast is bustling with light rail activity. The existing light rail along with the construction of Stage 2, and the planning for Stage 3 has turned … [Read more...]

God at the Games

TALISA ELEY For most sporting enthusiasts the 2018 Commonwealth Games will be about athletic achievements, winning gold and representing your country, but for some, the message will be much more holy. Gold Coast’s Christian churches, missions … [Read more...]

Food for thought at NAIDOC Week 2017

TALISA ELEY Food is close to the heart for Gold Coast Indigenous leader Annie Woodcock. She showcased the humble bush scone known as “Johnny Cakes” at the 2017 NAIDOC Celebrations at Griffith University Gold Coast campus in July. For the … [Read more...]