The Source News on Global Digital – 3 October 2019

Coming up on The Source News, we talk about the premiere of Dracula’s Cabaret new show Muertos, the misuse of pharmaceuticals in Australia and the man who walked free after allegedly putting another man in an induced coma. Also, on the show, we will … [Read more...]

Kids’ sports program caters to all abilities

Gold Coast Inclusive Sports Program participants

ASHLEIGH HARTLEY A very special program on the Gold Coast is making sport inclusive by teaching fundamental sports skills to children with a range of disabilities.   The program, which is called the Gold Coast Inclusive Sports Program, … [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...]

Author makes deafness a talking point

Jessica White

SAMANTHA BALDRY Brisbane author and University of Queensland academic, Dr Jessica White, has been challenging perceptions of what it’s like to live with deafness through her memoir, Hearing Maud: A Journey for a Voice.   The book is a … [Read more...]

Honesty online opens mental health conversation

Mikayla Kersten

OLIVIA SIVA We all know it, but we don’t often talk about it; posts to social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram can create a posed, edited, unrealistic snapshot of an individual’s life.   This superficial “social … [Read more...]

Disability proves no barrier for racer

Sidney Cook

TAYLA RELPH Twelve-year-old Sidney Cook has cerebral palsy, but he also has a need for speed.   This highly driven tween doesn’t let his disability slow him down and is currently one only a few riders in Australia to be racing with a … [Read more...]

Steptember raises both fitness and funds

Steptember team fitness

BRIDGETTE ALI Participants in this year’s Cerebral Palsy Alliance’s (CPA) Steptember challenge are stepping into the final leg of the initiative, raising both funds for the Alliance and their fitness levels.   Since September 3, … [Read more...]

Gold Coasters to Walk for Women’s Cancers

Cancer Council Queensland’s Walk For Women’s Cancer

JESSICA AMBLER Gold Coasters will rally together tomorrow to take part in Cancer Council Queensland’s Walk For Women’s Cancers, to raise funds for much needed research into cancers that affect women.   The family-friendly walk will kick … [Read more...]