Sports program instils confidence in girls

Suncorp Team Girls

GEORGIA SCHAMPERS AND STAFF WRITERS Suncorp Australia’s Team Girls program is expanding thanks to a recent partnership with Sports Australia, which will help them get more young female players involved in a range of sports.   Suncorp’s … [Read more...]

Program set to inspire environmental crusaders

Larissa Rose Project 2020

ROSIE BALL A new Gold Coast environmental education and waste management program is preparing to inspire the next generation of environmental crusaders.   Project 2020 – a program designed to educate four to 12-year-old students about … [Read more...]

Charity thinks outside box on homelessness

Maddy Jones and Gali Blacher The Good Box

JADE MACBETH Brisbane-based humanitarians Gali Blacher and Maddy Jones have made it their mission to challenge misconceptions around homelessness through their innovative social enterprise, The Good Box.   The Brisbane-based … [Read more...]

School formal back on despite restrictions

Brisbane Convention Centre Great Hall

TYLER SALZLECHNER AND STAFF WRITERS The coronavirus pandemic and the associated restrictions and social distancing requirements have put the future of many school formals around Brisbane in doubt.   But for one school, the road to … [Read more...]

Social distancing allows music to go on

Instrumental music

JEAUN LEWIS The implementation of COVID-safe practices has had a significant impact on the way instrumental music programs are run, particularly in schools.   School and youth-based instrumental music programs, such as those run by … [Read more...]

Gold Coast author helps kids deal with losing

Alison Collier and book

HONGYUE WU & STAFF WRITERS Pacific Pines primary school teacher Alison Collier has written a new book that is designed to help children deal with the feelings that arise when they can’t always “win”.   The book, which is called I’m … [Read more...]

School fundraising takes COVID-safe approach

Fundraising Directory founder Mary Weidmann

EMILY LOWE School communities around the South East are having to come up with new and unusual ways to raise vital funds and generate community support thanks to the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.   The state … [Read more...]

Halim Rane calls for understanding that all religions can co-exist

Having written more than 50 publications on Islam and Muslim issues, Halim Rane is passionate about increasing tolerance and understanding of Muslim ideology. Mr Rane led a schools discussion on Saudi Arabia as part of Griffith University's … [Read more...]

Southport High burns as holidays end

Southport State High School on fire

MONICA ADAIR Gold Coast police and firefighters were called to the scene of a fire at Southport State High School in the early hours of this morning.   The fire at the Smith Street high school comes only a few days before the … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 3 October 2019

Coming up on The Source News, we talk about the premiere of Dracula’s Cabaret new show Muertos, the misuse of pharmaceuticals in Australia and the man who walked free after allegedly putting another man in an induced coma. Also, on the show, we will … [Read more...]