OutdoorX takes over Sanctuary Cove

OutdoorX showcased all the latest outdoor lifestyle equipment

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Australia’s newest outdoor lifestyle event, OutdoorX, took over Sanctuary Cove this weekend, showcasing all the latest outdoor products for fun and adventure.   The event, which ran from September 13 to 15, allowed … [Read more...]

Photography exhibition fights mental health stigma

Collective Minds pop up gallery

JESSICA AMBLER LIVIN is partnering up with Robina Town Shopping Centre to raise awareness and break the stigma surrounding mental health conditions with a special pop-up photographic exhibition called Collective Minds.   The Collective … [Read more...]

Synchronised swimmer aims for Olympic team

Synchronised swimmer Rachel Presser

SAAVANAH BOURKE Nineteen-year-old Rachel Presser is swimming her way to the top, hoping to individually qualify for a spot on the Australian Synchronised Swimming team.   Swimmers selected for the team will compete at the upcoming … [Read more...]

Bra Gifting events support the girls

Support the Girls Australia’s Bra Gifting event

CHARLOTTE BRENNAN Local Charity Support the Girls Australia (STGA) provides homeless and low-income women with bras and feminine products at their monthly Bra Gifting events at Southport Community Centre.   Attendees to the event are … [Read more...]

BeachCare clean-up event hits Labrador

Gold Coast coastline

LOGAN WALKER This Saturday the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management will host a community BeachCare clean-up event at Harley Park in Labrador.   The event is part of the BeachCare coastal community engagement program run by Griffith … [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...]

New marathon swim comes to Coast

Swim the Gold Coast event

HUNTER HUTCHEN A new 21.5km ocean swimming event is hitting Gold Coast shores in 2020.   The Swim the Gold Coast distance swimming event, which was announced by World Series Swims this week, will take place on May 30 next … [Read more...]

Griffith Uni starts R U OK? Day conversation

Griffith University RUOK? Day

ASHLEIGH HARTLEY Tomorrow is R U OK? Day and Griffith University is taking the opportunity to create a safe space for its students to start a conversation about mental health.   R U OK? Day is a national movement with the goal of … [Read more...]

Swell Sculpture Festival hits Gold Coast

Prickles the Unhuggable Bear by Dion Parker and Andrew Cullen

AISHA ISABELLA ULSTRUP-HANSEN The annual Swell Sculpture Festival is back on the Gold Coast on September 13, turning Currumbin Beach into a very unique outdoor art gallery.   Family friendly and free, the Swell Sculpture Festival gives … [Read more...]

Crafted Beer Festival booms in Broadbeach

Crafted Beer and Cider Festival local breweries

GEORGIA MARR The 2019 Crafted Beer and Cider Festival showcased more than 200 drinks and 40 breweries when it took over Kurrawa Park in Broadbeach on Saturday.   The festival, which had its debut in 2017, was offering a lot more than … [Read more...]