Queensland author lives childhood dream

Gladstone-based author Sue-Ellen Pashley

MATTHEW HENDRY Sue-Ellen Pashley has wanted to be an author since she was 10 years old.   She began her dream with a simple love of reading and writing. “I’ve always been a big reader,” Ms Pashley says. “I always wrote, even as a … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 12 September 2019

Coming up today on The Source News, we hear about the two teenagers charged in relation to the Sunshine Coast bushfires, the potential prospect of an Indigenous War memorial in Brisbane’s Anzac Square, the impact of illegal massage parlours on the … [Read more...]

Aged care residents need more support

Aged care

COURTNEY KRUK Since commencing in December 2018, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has highlighted extensive issues surrounding the quality and regulation of care in Australian residential aged care facilities.   As … [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...]

Times are changing for Gold Coast Show

Fireworks at the Gold Coast Show

LOGAN WALKER Few events are able to really bring a community together for good old family fun in the way that a show can, and the Gold Coast Show is no exception. From sideshows and showbags to fireworks and animals, the Gold Coast Show is a bona … [Read more...]

Artist takes inspiration from father’s past

International artist Denise Green

LAUREN MARTIN Denise Green grew up down the street from Cavendish Road State High School on Brisbane’s southside and remembers playing in the fields that surrounded Logan Road.   Today she is an acclaimed artist based in New York who … [Read more...]

Tree planting helps grows community inclusivity

Mathew Townsend and Councillor James Mackay

CONNIE SAVAGE Growing up, Mathew Townsend faced more challenges than the average child. At 18 months old he lost hearing in both ears and found himself isolated from much of the social world around him. Then, at the age of 12, he was diagnosed with … [Read more...]

Music Hall opens doors for local acts

Tia Gostelow The Fortitude Music Hall

BRIDGETTE ALI Brisbane’s local music talent are set to have a brighter spotlight shining on them thanks to the latest addition to the city’s already stellar line-up of music venues, The Fortitude Music Hall.   The Fortitude Music Hall … [Read more...]

Motorsport evens field for female competitors

Avalon Biddle preparing the Kawasaki 400cc for team mate Shelby Turner

TAYLA RELPH Many elite sports create a firm gender gap, with male and female athletes competing separately. But motorsport is different, allowing female athletes to compete in the same events as their male counterparts.   Why? Because … [Read more...]

Rockabilly festival reaches 20-year milestone

Greazefest first timer Peachy Petra

BRITTINY EDWARDS The Greazefest Kustom Kulture Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary year in the Redlands area this weekend, showing that the Southeast’s love of 1950s rockabilly culture is still going strong.   The festival, … [Read more...]