Silk from the sewer

ISABELLA PORRAS Green bushels of mulberry swaying in the wind The untouched power of wastewater A journey to silk Wastewater, a common enough sight dripping and swirling through storm drains and snaking its way around the bustling … [Read more...]

Parliament to debate Job-ready Graduates Package

Graduates Photo Courtesy Brett Jordan/Unsplash

ELIZABETH FOSTER, JADE MACBETH AND STAFF WRITERS It’s been a tough few months for the university sector and some experts argue the situation may be about to get worse with the controversial Job-ready Graduates Package scheduled for debate in … [Read more...]

Rebuilt Binna Burra Lodge going strong

Binna Burra Lodge's new Sky Lodges

LIV EINEMO TOENJUM AND STAFF WRITERS Binna Burra Lodge is open again almost a year after the original lodge was destroyed by bushfire, thanks to a strong brand and a concentrated recovery effort.   The Lamington National Park ecotourism … [Read more...]

FeelsClub to release new EP this week

FeelsClub

KAYLA SYLVESTER Brisbane four-piece band FeelsClub are releasing their second EP, A Wave Inevitable, tomorrow.   The band’s self-proclaimed “trash pop” style has been making waves in the Australian music scene, with each release from … [Read more...]

COVID-19 adds twist to traditional weddings

Chloe Stephens and Sam Nilon

EMILY LOWE Wedding planners and loved up couples are finding unique ways to celebrate their special day despite restrictions due to the global pandemic.   Under current COVID-19 restrictions, weddings in Queensland and New South Wales … [Read more...]

Skin cancer sufferers push for sun safety

Beach in summer Photo: Courtesy Lacie Slezak/Unsplash

MADISON COSKERIE Skin cancer sufferers are highlighting the need for increased sun safety practices as Australia enters the warmer months when damaging ultraviolet radiation from the sun is at its highest.   Experts agree that … [Read more...]

Title fight puts boxer safety in spotlight

Boxers in the ring

JESSE O’KEEFE  The responsibility of trainers in relation to boxer safety in the ring and the need to protect boxers from the risks of brain injury are in the spotlight following last month’s controversial stoppage of the Australian lightweight … [Read more...]

Research brings hope for chronic fatigue sufferers

Josh Roberts

ROSIE BALL Eight years ago Josh Roberts was a fit and healthy teenager who loved running and academia, but these days he is forced to spend more than 20 hours each day in bed.   That’s because the 25-year-old has myalgic … [Read more...]

Exhibition to capture emotion of KP120 protests

Portraits of Protest project

HARLLY A LEWIS Two Brisbane-based journalists are working on plans for an immersive photographic exhibition about the Kangaroo Point protests, and the detained refugees known as the KP120.   The project, dubbed “Portraits of Protest”, … [Read more...]

Pandemic creates surge in pet adoptions

RSPCA worker

KAYLA SYLVESTER Pet shelters and animal rescues around Queensland say there has been a significant increase in animal adoptions since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as an increase in the number of people donating their time to animal … [Read more...]