Gold Coast company sets sights on moon

James Gilmour, Karen Andrews MP and Adam Gilmore

ASHLEIGH JANSEN A Gold Coast based space technology company is hoping to benefit from the Morrison government’s $150 million dollar investment into Australia’s budding space industry, and hopes the investment will see man get back on the … [Read more...]

Sanctuary provides safe haven for women

Bella’s Sanctuary Gold Coast

COURTNEY KRUK The Gold Coast’s new purpose-built bridging-accommodation facility for women and children who have escaped domestic violence, called Bella’s Sanctuary, is about to welcome its first tenant.   The five-unit facility, which … [Read more...]

Climate activism votes with its feet

School Strike 4 Climate Brisbane

ATHENA ZELANDONII With mounting scientific data and increasingly urgent warnings being made about the potential effects of climate change, it is perhaps no surprise that people around the world are beginning to take a stand to demand action from … [Read more...]

Water donations flow for the Darling Downs

Water restrictions at Warwick nursery

BEN HARDEN The ongoing drought in the Darling Downs area is bringing out the kindness of strangers, with people around the South East working together to come to the aide of drought-stricken communities by donating thousands of litres of drinking … [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...]

Inspiring student represents Vision Australia at UN

Santiago and his guide dog Lachy

BRITTINY EDWARDS At 23 years of age, Santiago Velasquez has walked the Kokoda trail, cycled 90km for charity, founded a tech company, given a TedxQUT talk, and spoken at the UN, all while not being able to see.   Mr Velasquez was born … [Read more...]

Gold Coast students join climate strike

Gold Coast School Strike 4 Climate rally

CHARLOTTE BRENNAN More than 2500 people skipped school and work today to attend the Gold Coast’s own branch of the global School Strike 4 Climate rally at Victoria Park in Broadbeach.   The Gold Coast strikers were part of an estimated … [Read more...]

Tate offers green bins to all residents

Gold Coast green waste bins service

COURTNEY TAYLOR MOANE Hundreds of tones of garden waste are expected to be diverted from landfill following Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate’s decision to make green waste bins available throughout the Gold Coast.   Green waste bins were … [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...]

Young entrepreneurs drive social change

Elise and Lara Stephenson

AMY GRIFFIN Sisters Elise and Lara Stephenson see change as an opportunity to empower and innovate, which is what led the two young entrepreneurs to create Social Good Outpost.   Social Good Outpost is a design agency and social … [Read more...]