The Source News on Global Digital – 21 September 2017

On today's show: We investigate the community divide over the same sex marriage postal plebiscite. We'll hear how hot it's going to get in the South East during the upcoming heatwave. And there's an in depth look at the ice epidemic gripping … [Read more...]

Orchid show blossoms in Mermaid Waters

OLIVIA WECKERLE The 2017 Orchid Spring Show is being held at the Albert Waterways Community Centre in Mermaid Waters from Friday the 15th until Saturday the 16th of September. Secretary for the Gold Coast Orchid Society, Lew Smith wants the … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 14 September 2017

On today's show: There has been a breakthrough in the Somerville house stabbing case. The dry weather hits a peak today, escalating the current bush fires raging around New South Wales and we look at the charities that are tackling the amount of food … [Read more...]

Queensland says goodbye to plastic bags

MEG BOLTON The Queensland Government has announced a state-wide ban on plastic bags, to take effect next year. From July 1, 2018, the Sunshine State will say goodbye to complementary bags at the checkout, forcing Queenslanders to either pay up or … [Read more...]

A secret escape to North Stradbroke Island

KATHRYN UNDERWOOD Wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle along the coastline? With the Gold Coast’s population expected to rocket during the Commonwealth Games, it may be hard to believe that there is a tranquil island a short distance … [Read more...]

Pets in Crisis program to receive $100,000

MEG BOLTON The Pets in Crisis Program provides a home for animals whose owners are fleeing abuse relationships. Photo credit: RSPCA WOAW   MP Shannon Fentiman has announced a $100,000 contribution to a program which aims to help … [Read more...]

Swell festival brings tides of people to Currumbin beach

OLIVIA WECKERLE From the 8th to the 19th of September, Currumbin shore is jam-packed with sculptures for 2017’s Swell festival. The annual event has been a hit for crowds from all members of the community, both Gold Coast locals and … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 7 September 2017

On Today’s show: We find out more about the High Court ruling on the same sex marriage postal plebiscite. We look at the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and hear why childcare workers across the country have walked off the job … [Read more...]

Celebrating 111 years of the Gold Coast Show

OLIVIA WECKERLE The Gold Coast Show went off with a bang over the weekend. The ‘Reach for the Stars’ themed show included a wide range of entertainment, music, show bags, agriculture and much more. The Gold Coast Show celebrated 111 … [Read more...]

Food Truck Picnic a fun filled feast

SARA WECKERLE Saturday the 2nd of September marked the first time Macintosh Island Park hosted the Food Truck Picnic. The free event offered a fun filled afternoon of food, live music, and family fun. Event organiser, Sandra Vaughn said … [Read more...]