OutdoorX takes over Sanctuary Cove

OutdoorX showcased all the latest outdoor lifestyle equipment

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Australia’s newest outdoor lifestyle event, OutdoorX, took over Sanctuary Cove this weekend, showcasing all the latest outdoor products for fun and adventure.   The event, which ran from September 13 to 15, allowed … [Read more...]

Young entrepreneurs drive social change

Elise and Lara Stephenson

AMY GRIFFIN Sisters Elise and Lara Stephenson see change as an opportunity to empower and innovate, which is what led the two young entrepreneurs to create Social Good Outpost.   Social Good Outpost is a design agency and social … [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...]

Indigenous Artisan Market hits South Brisbane

Wire and Mud jewellery

ATHENA ZELANDONII Makers and creatives from across South East Queensland will come together for the Indigenous Artisan Markets in South Brisbane this Saturday from 10am to 3pm.    The event, which is being held in partnership with … [Read more...]

Self Love Movement grows in Brisbane

Self Love Movement event

ASHLEE STENNER Alana Arvantis is a self love guru. Joyful and dedicated, she works to spread the message of self love, acceptance and empowerment to women across the nation. As founder of the Self Love Movement, Ms Arvantis has cultivated a … [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...]

Video rental stores face final curtain

MADDISON MANGAN Before there were online streaming services, such as Netflix and Stan, the only way people could enjoy films from home was by visiting your local video store. With online streaming now ubiquitous, videos stores have suffered – but … [Read more...]

The price of a pretty face

JORDI WOOD There's a good living in good looks, or is there? Gold Coast’s Insta-famous discuss the reality of investing in social media and what they earn from online fame. From fitness to modelling to travel -- young, beautiful Instagram … [Read more...]

Pottery coffee cups target sustainability

Renton Bishopric with his ceramic coffee cups

GRACE HOLGATE With single use plastic bags out of circulation, it seems like only a matter of time before disposable coffee cups become the next target on the road to environmental sustainability. And with good reason. Each year an … [Read more...]

Dog owners connect at Paws and Pizzazz

BY BRIANNA MORRIS-GRANT Paws and Pizzazz has brought Gold Coast dog owners together for a second year. Hundreds of residents and their furry friends gathered at Sanctuary Cove's Marine Village last weekend to enjoy puppaccinos, designer collars … [Read more...]