Women’s football gets popularity boost

Queensland Lions FC

JACK HOLT Interest in women’s football is on the rise, with Australia bidding for the 2023 Women’s World Cup and 570,000 watching Australia’s first Women’s World Cup match in France on SBS in June.   Football has become Australia’s most … [Read more...]

Gun-ho sport spreads across Queensland

Gel ball gear

MICHIE LEPPARD Gel ball blasters or gel ball guns are an ongoing source of controversy in Australia, with supporters arguing that the realistic looking toy guns that are used in tactical gameplay should be regarded as a harmless sport rather than a … [Read more...]

Anxiety real for graduating students

Graduation anxiety

TILLY HANNAN For many university students around Australia, graduation time is rapidly approaching.   But the thought of the upcoming shift into the “real” world is causing some students to develop what has become known as “graduation … [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...]

Road racing not for the faint hearted

Tayla Relph

MATTHEW HENDRY AND STAFF WRITERS Motorsport is a tough and dangerous activity, but Tayla Relph has wanted to ride motorbikes since she was given her first Yamaha Pee Wee 50 motorbike when she was just three years old.   Relph is now a … [Read more...]

Ruin photography embraces history and decay

Ruin photography

JACK HOLT In recent years, ruin photography, sometimes called “ruin porn”, has been gaining more and more interest, both from photographers themselves and from people whose curiosity in the subject matter makes the photos compelling … [Read more...]

Sanctuary provides safe haven for women

Bella’s Sanctuary Gold Coast

COURTNEY KRUK The Gold Coast’s new purpose-built bridging-accommodation facility for women and children who have escaped domestic violence, called Bella’s Sanctuary, is about to welcome its first tenant.   The five-unit facility, which … [Read more...]

Water donations flow for the Darling Downs

Water restrictions at Warwick nursery

BEN HARDEN The ongoing drought in the Darling Downs area is bringing out the kindness of strangers, with people around the South East working together to come to the aide of drought-stricken communities by donating thousands of litres of drinking … [Read more...]

Lifeguards warn beachgoers to play it safe

Lifeguards want beachgoers to play it safe

AISHA ISABELLA ULSTRUP-HANSEN Summer is a great time to take advantage of Queenland’s beautiful beaches, but experts warn that it’s important to play it safe and follow the beach safety rules as the weather hots up.   According to Life … [Read more...]

Author makes deafness a talking point

Jessica White

SAMANTHA BALDRY Brisbane author and University of Queensland academic, Dr Jessica White, has been challenging perceptions of what it’s like to live with deafness through her memoir, Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice.   The book is a … [Read more...]