Entries closing for Surf Woman of Year

The 2020 finalists from the Surf Girl program

DAN KELLY Surf Life Saving Queensland have revitalised their long-standing Surf Girl program by refreshing the brand to create the new Surf Woman of the Year program and award to celebrate the state’s most outstanding women in surf life … [Read more...]

Stay active for good mental health

Personal trainer Elly Candi boot camp

LIV EINEMO TOENJUM For years experts have been telling us exercise is good for our physical health, but staying active is just as important for maintaining a happy and healthy headspace.   Clinical and health psychologist Dr Nicola … [Read more...]

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...]

Titans PDRL team takes huge strides

Titans PDRL coach Craig Wallace

HUNTER HUTCHEN The Gold Coast Titans Physical Disability Rugby League (PDRL) team have completed their inaugural season of exhibition games as undefeated champions.   Although there is currently no formal PDRL competition in Queensland, … [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...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 26 September 2019

Coming up on The Source News, major petrol retailer, Caltex raised petrol prices in South East Queensland at the beginning of school holidays, the release of the Mental Health Commission's 2019 National Report and its role in improving Australia's … [Read more...]

Women’s hockey masters hits Gold Coast

Queensland hockey masters

SAKARA BELL The Hockey Australia Masters’ Women’s National Championships starts on the Gold Coast today, and will feature matches played by 39 teams from around Australia.   The event, which will be held at the Gold Coast Hockey Centre … [Read more...]

Defending champion gets set for Cooly Gold

Georgia Miller

SAKARA BELL One of Surf Life Saving’s most challenging endurance races, the Coolangatta Gold, returns on October 12 and 13, and 2018 winner Georgia Miller is in training to defend her title.   Miller, who is just 23 years of … [Read more...]

Gymnast fights for Olympics contention

Georgia Godwin 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

SAAVANAH BOURKE The countdown is on for Australian artistic gymnast Georgia Godwin as she prepares for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games selection event.   The event will be held at the Gold Coast Sport and Leisure Centre in October, … [Read more...]