Days for Girls turn periods into pathways

Days for Girls volunteer Di Fisher

MICAELA ABOODY International organisation Days for Girls is helping stop girls in remote communities and developing countries from taking days off school during menstruation by providing them with reusable sanitary items. The not-for-profit … [Read more...]

Band uses music to focus on mental health

Vesper Green

GABRIELLE ZGRAJEWSKI In any creative industry, issues with mental health, self-esteem, drug and alcohol addiction and financial instability are real and pervasive problems, and the Australian music industry is no exception. But musicians such … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 4 October 2018

On today's show: We look at the government's decision to abolish the Tampon Tax; Australia's fake honey scandal; Facebook's massive security breach and we preview Bathurst 1000 before this weekend's big race.   … [Read more...]

Henny Spaghetti redefines the art of drag

AIMEE LITTLEBOY Renae Rodino, also known as Henny Spaghetti, is a female drag queen. This could make her a faux queen or a bio queen, but she doesn't refer to herself as this. She just considers herself a drag queen - someone who plays with … [Read more...]

Dance spectacular ‘not just for Indians’

BRIANNA MORRIS-GRANT The Gold Coast will become the scene of a dance spectacular as “Meera” opens early next month. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwRXxVNGNxA&feature=youtu.be Meera’s upcoming release will see a cast and crew of 300 take to … [Read more...]

Healthy habits key to weight-loss

JORDAN QUINN A Gold Coast-based weight-loss program aims to revolutionise the health and fitness industry by not focusing on diets and training, but through building new mental habits. Launched in August, Sum Sanos - ‘I am Healthy’ in Latin - is … [Read more...]

Gold Coast royalty ‘Thwaite’ signs

JORDAN QUINN NPL side Gold Coast United have announced the signing of former A-League defender Michael Thwaite to bolster their squad for the 2019 season. Brisbane-born Thwaite, 35, is excited about the opportunity to return to the Gold … [Read more...]

West End’s Community Garden at risk

Scott Spillias Jane Street Community Garden

ISABELLA CHENG West End's Jane Street Community Garden could be competing for sunlight thanks to proposed 12-storey apartment building development that is likely to cast a long shadow over Davies Park and the community garden. A development … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 27 September 2018

On today's show:  We look at the Queensland Governments abortion reforms ahead of more discussion in parliament next month; why fuel prices continue to rise and if Cooper Cronk will be fit to play the NRL Grand Final. Plus headlines, weather and … [Read more...]

Feeding birds does more harm than good

LUCY REES Feeding the birds is a pleasant way to spend an afternoon, but can be detrimental to the health of ducks, swans and other aquatic animals. Lucy Rees talks to a local wildlife rescuer to learn more about the harmful effect bread has on the … [Read more...]