Synchronised swimmer aims for Olympic team

Synchronised swimmer Rachel Presser

SAAVANAH BOURKE Nineteen-year-old Rachel Presser is swimming her way to the top, hoping to individually qualify for a spot on the Australian Synchronised Swimming team.   Swimmers selected for the team will compete at the upcoming … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 12 September 2019

Coming up today on The Source News, we hear about the two teenagers charged in relation to the Sunshine Coast bushfires, the potential prospect of an Indigenous War memorial in Brisbane’s Anzac Square, the impact of illegal massage parlours on the … [Read more...]

Gold Coast celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi celebration Gold Coast

MARENA JANSE VAN RENSBURG The local Hindu community came together at the Broadwater Parklands on the Gold Coast yesterday for the coast’s first Ganesh Chaturthi celebration.   The Gold Coast Hindu Cultural Association (GCHCA) hosted the … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 05 September 2019

On today’s show: We will find out the latest on the Varsity Lakes murder last night; What’s causing the rising temperature in South East Queensland; Why drivers should fill up their petrol tanks now and details about the International Beach Rugby … [Read more...]

Quadriplegic designer promotes adaptive fashion

Carol Taylor at Brisbane Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival

OLIVIA SIVA Gold Coast local Carol Taylor is the world’s first quadriplegic designer and she spends her time painting and sketching designs for other quadriplegics and people with disabilities.   Taylor made history at last week’s … [Read more...]

Fundraiser helps feed the homeless

Walk With Us Christmas lunch

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Walk With Us is holding the second annual Slices and Schooners charity fundraiser tomorrow to help support and feed homeless people living on the Gold Coast.   The fundraiser is the charity’s main fundraising event … [Read more...]

Dog market celebrates AWLQ’s 60th birthday

Paws at the Park photo booth

CONNIE SAVAGE Australia’s biggest dog market event, Paws at the Park, returns to the Mudgeeraba Showgrounds this Saturday to celebrate Animal Welfare League Queensland’s (AWLQ) 60th birthday and showcase the best of Brisbane and Gold Coast’s dog … [Read more...]

Festival raises awareness for endangered whales

Humpback whale

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Marine mammal research organisation Humpbacks and High-rises is holding the Gold Coast’s first whale festival on August 31 to raise awareness of endangered marine animals.   Humpbacks and High-rises (HHR) is a … [Read more...]

Australia’s Wealth Gap

Over the past few years, an inequality in wealth distribution has snuck its way into the Australian economy. This growing crevasse in the spread of wealth has hit a critical point, becoming what has now been dubbed the Australian Wealth Gap, that … [Read more...]

2019 ELECTION AND FIRST TIME VOTERS

Why are young people so disengaged with politics? And how do you engage a demographic group that’s only focused on their avocado on toast? Tilly Hannan looks at this issue. https://videopress.com/v/fUCY9dKg story Till Hannan … [Read more...]