Women’s football gets popularity boost

Queensland Lions FC

JACK HOLT Interest in women’s football is on the rise, with Australia bidding for the 2023 Women’s World Cup and 570,000 watching Australia’s first Women’s World Cup match in France on SBS in June.   Football has become Australia’s most … [Read more...]

Anxiety real for graduating students

Graduation anxiety

TILLY HANNAN For many university students around Australia, graduation time is rapidly approaching.   But the thought of the upcoming shift into the “real” world is causing some students to develop what has become known as “graduation … [Read more...]

Road racing not for the faint hearted

Tayla Relph

MATTHEW HENDRY AND STAFF WRITERS Motorsport is a tough and dangerous activity, but Tayla Relph has wanted to ride motorbikes since she was given her first Yamaha Pee Wee 50 motorbike when she was just three years old.   Relph is now a … [Read more...]

Climate activism votes with its feet

School Strike 4 Climate Brisbane

ATHENA ZELANDONII With mounting scientific data and increasingly urgent warnings being made about the potential effects of climate change, it is perhaps no surprise that people around the world are beginning to take a stand to demand action from … [Read more...]

Festival promises to delight tea lovers

Laneway Tea Festival

JAKE KEARNAN Brisbane’s first Laneway Tea Festival will hit Bakery Lane in the Fortitude Valley on October 5, bringing a curated selection of all things tea related to delight the city’s tea lovers.   The festival will allow people to … [Read more...]

Water donations flow for the Darling Downs

Water restrictions at Warwick nursery

BEN HARDEN The ongoing drought in the Darling Downs area is bringing out the kindness of strangers, with people around the South East working together to come to the aide of drought-stricken communities by donating thousands of litres of drinking … [Read more...]

Performance highlights climate change effects

Griffith University drama students

MATTHEW HENDRY A group of Griffith University drama students are preparing to perform a play that highlights the effects of climate change.   The untitled performance, which takes place at the M10 theatre at Griffith University’s Mount … [Read more...]

Open House opens doors on local architecture

Old Windmill Tower

BRITTINY EDWARDS Brisbane’s most interesting buildings will once again be opening their doors to guests from October 12 to 13, as part of the 10th annual Brisbane Open House (BOH) event.   The event lets visitors and residents explore … [Read more...]

Garage Sale Trail makes sustainability fun

Garage Sale Trail

CONNIE SAVAGE Garage Sale Trail is set to return to the Moreton Bay Region on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, uniting the massive 400,000 shoppers and 18,000 individual garage sales expected to take part in the event around … [Read more...]

Author makes deafness a talking point

Jessica White

SAMANTHA BALDRY Brisbane author and University of Queensland academic, Dr Jessica White, has been challenging perceptions of what it’s like to live with deafness through her memoir, Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice.   The book is a … [Read more...]