The happy camper state

TESS HAINING A series of regional workshops designed to improve Queensland’s camping and caravanning industry have been launched in Cairns this week. Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said the promotion of camping options was a key initiative during … [Read more...]

Freeloaders take a holiday

TESS HAHINING Each year, hundreds of millions of dollars are invested into government homes inhabited by those less fortunate. Thanks to the taxpayer’s dollar, some of society’s most vulnerable are granted this chance. But while Queenslanders … [Read more...]

Brisbane embraces world peace with Hon. Michael Kirby

TESS HAINING Brisbane came into unison with the rest of the world on Saturday in a celebration for World Peace Day at St Johns Cathedral. Festivities included entertainment from choirs and musicians, however it was a speech made by the … [Read more...]

Queensland set to receive agricultural education opportunities

TESS HAINING South east Queensland residents will have the opportunity to gain unique agricultural training in a new combined course between Queensland’s agricultural colleges and the University of Queensland. The course is part of the governments' … [Read more...]

Thousands gather for Rally for the Reef

TESS HAINING More than a thousand people rallied in Brisbane’s Queens Park on Sunday for long-term protection of the Great Barrier Reef. With just two weeks left until the federal election, environmentalists are calling for political action … [Read more...]

SAVING NATIVE WILDLIFE ONE HOME AT A TIME

Patrons are now able to adopt native wildlife from the RSPCA after the introduction the Queensland Government’s new trial program last week. The program is designed to give a home to native reptiles and birds that would otherwise be kept in … [Read more...]

Refugee outrage at King George Square

TESS HAINING The Refugee Action Collective has seen one of its biggest protests yet, after hundreds gathered in King George Square over the weekend. The outrage comes after Prime Minister Rudd announced his latest decision to send all asylum … [Read more...]