Campus take-over

Dave Whitfield Image by sandid from Pixabay With most Griffith University students mainly studying online, the Nathan campus has been very quiet. However, the forest that surrounds the campus has been a hub of activity. Dave Whitfield … [Read more...]

Explainer: Developing Toondah Harbour

Kate Fea Occupying hectares of wetlands and housing hundreds of native species, Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour is an ecological haven, and developers want to cash in on it. PHOTO: Toondah Harbour’s pristine wetlands at low tide (Source: Christie … [Read more...]

Pandemic no hindrance for Logan BBQ joint

It's Good BBQ's new storefront in Daisy Hill

ERIN RIETDYK COVID-19 has had significant repercussions on many businesses in Southeast Queensland, but a new Logan eatery is thriving amid the pandemic.   It’s Good BBQ, located in Daisy Hill, is owned and operated by Brian Dean, a … [Read more...]

Cultural safety training helps close health gap

Close the gap

HAYDYN EVANS Griffith University’s First Peoples Health Unit is leading the charge when it comes to eliminating racism in Australia’s health care system.   Over the past five years the First Peoples Health Unit has been working to … [Read more...]

RSL the unsung heroes for Queensland veterans

Anzac Day medals

TYLER SALZLECHNER AND STAFF WRITERS Major public events, such as ANZAC day and the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II earlier this year, remind us about the service carried out by members of Australia’s armed forces, both past and … [Read more...]

Youth group shares the love in Brisbane

PICQ Youth hamper delivery

MAX WILLIAMSON AND STAFF WRITERS This year has been a difficult, uncertain year for people around the world thanks to COVID-19, but amongst the stress and the chaos there are local groups going to great lengths to help communities get back on their … [Read more...]

RSPCA Cupcake Day helps animals in need

RSPCA’s Cupcake Day

SERENA HERR The RSPCA’s Cupcake Day is on again this October, encouraging supporters to participate by either hosting a baking party or donating, to raise funds to fight animal cruelty.   Cupcake Day is the RSPCA’s annual national … [Read more...]

Parliament to debate Job-ready Graduates Package

Graduates Photo Courtesy Brett Jordan/Unsplash

ELIZABETH FOSTER, JADE MACBETH AND STAFF WRITERS It’s been a tough few months for the university sector and some experts argue the situation may be about to get worse with the controversial Job-ready Graduates Package scheduled for debate in … [Read more...]

Mindfulness proves effective for students

Mindfulness and meditation Simon Rae Unsplash

ELIZABETH FOSTER Mindfulness has been a hot topic in the media in recent years, but despite the impression social media influencers and the burgeoning adult colouring book industry may have created, the practice is far from new.   In … [Read more...]

Get checked for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BCNA Pink Bun campaign

TAYLAH GRAY Experts are reminding Australian women of the importance of regular check-ups and early detection ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which kicks off on October 1.   Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) spokesperson … [Read more...]