Broadbeach Country Music Festival celebrates 5th birthday

LAUREN BERICHON The Broadbeach Country Music Festival celebrated its fifth year in style last Friday,  combining the picturesque sandy beaches of the Gold Coast with both classic and modern country music. The weekend long festival showcased the … [Read more...]

Uniting Australians with NAIDOC week

JUSTIN FAULL Hundreds of students and visitors celebrated Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander history and culture as a part of NAIDOC week last July at Griffith University. Among the festive celebrations were numerous Aboriginal food stalls, … [Read more...]

Aboriginal Culture to be Included in the 2018 Commonwealth Games

RUBY PASCOE. The 2018 Commonwealth Games will have a Reconciliation Action Plan which will include indigenous culture at the forefront of the games next year. The plan to have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture included in the … [Read more...]

NAIDOC teenager first in family to graduate

ROHAN COOK Gold Coast teenager Beryl Compton, 17, will this year become the first member of her family in decades to graduate high school. And while the Miami High School student is excited by the milestone so too are her thrilled … [Read more...]

Cooking cakes for cultural change

CAILLIN PALMERO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=667biOZU3IE As part of Griffith University’s NAIDOC Week celebrations in July, members of the Yallburru Community cooked traditional food and held workshops for students. Director of Yallburru, … [Read more...]

Blues on Broadbeach _The Sunday Experience

The Blues on Broadbeach Sunday Experience featured some of the great highlights of the weekend. … [Read more...]

Movie World ‘Fright Night’ fear after Dream World tragedy

ALANNAH KERR Movie World 'Fright Night', is a night held on behalf of Halloween for Australians and tourists where halloween is taken to the next level of scary, involving mazes of zombies and other scary characters from movies like The Conjuring … [Read more...]

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N-Bomb to blame for Gold Coast overdoses

JARRAD BOYD The psychoactive drug NBOMe or N-Bomb is to blame for up to 16 overdoses and one death in and around Surfers Paradise over the weekend of the 15th and 16th of October. It was initially thought that the drug which had caused all … [Read more...]

Four dead at Dreamworld following accident

JARRAD BOYD Four people have been killed at one of Australia's most popular theme parks, Dreamworld. Police were called to the Gold Coast theme park early Tuesday afternoon following reports that a number of people had been injured on one … [Read more...]