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...]

Gold Coast celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi celebration Gold Coast

MARENA JANSE VAN RENSBURG The local Hindu community came together at the Broadwater Parklands on the Gold Coast yesterday for the coast’s first Ganesh Chaturthi celebration.   The Gold Coast Hindu Cultural Association (GCHCA) hosted the … [Read more...]

Beach rugby has action-packed future

Beach Rugby Australia

SAKARA BELL Beach Rugby Australia will present its second ever International Beach Rugby Festival at Kirra Beach this weekend, and the association believes the sport is ready to go further.   Beach Rugby Australia’s event director Peter … [Read more...]

Beach Rugby Festival hits Kirra

Beach Rugby Australia

MARY JO DOWSETT AND SAKARA BELL This weekend sees Beach Rugby Australia kick off their second International Beach Rugby Festival at the Gold Coast’s Kirra Beach.   The three-day festival, which runs from September 6 to 8, will attract … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 05 September 2019

On today’s show: We will find out the latest on the Varsity Lakes murder last night; What’s causing the rising temperature in South East Queensland; Why drivers should fill up their petrol tanks now and details about the International Beach Rugby … [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...]