We remember 9/11 – 14 years on

SCOTT MAYMAN The US has again paused to remember those killed 14 years ago,  in the September 11 attacks. Journalist Scott Mayman was in New York for the service  and was joined by several other Australians who were there,  to honour … [Read more...]

Why fans should not copy Kylie Jenner’s ‘look’

MELANIE WHITING There is no denying some consider Kylie Jenner, 18, and the youngest member of the Kardashian family, a role model for young women. Earlier this year, the world was shocked by images of young people artificially ‘plumping’ … [Read more...]

Worldwide football community backs Matildas

TEGAN CLARKE The Matildas are receiving immense global support on social media following their decision to boycott next week's US tour amidst unresolved CBA negotiations with the FFA. After the FFA rejected their requests for improved … [Read more...]

More new developments for GC skyline

CARLY MADSEN The first of many developments has been approved for construction in Mermaid Beach. Along with the recent upgrade of Pacific Fair, the developments will improve the economy and bring more tourism to the area in time for the … [Read more...]

Shelving support for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

HANNAH SBEGHEN Young book-worms are lending a helping hand at this week’s biennial Story Arts Festival in Ipswich by swapping their old books to help the Indigenous Literacy Foundation meet its million-dollar mark. A giant bookcase will be … [Read more...]

12,000 Syrian refugees to call Australia home

JANELSA OUMA Australia will be resettling an extra 12,000 refugees in a "once-off" increase of our humanitarian refugee quota in response to pressure from the Australian people and an escalation in the Syrian & Iraqi … [Read more...]

Robotronica set to offer a glimpse into the future

RENATA NEMETH Thousands of international robotics experts are expected to gather at Queensland University of Technology’s Robotronica festival this weekend. Organisers said the event was designed to increase people’s understanding of robots … [Read more...]

Music and visual arts share the spotlight at Sunshine Coast festival

JODIE DEAN Iconic Australian and international artists will take the stage this weekend on the Sunshine Coast for the Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival. Festival-goers can expect to see acts by  DZ Deathrays, Hermitude and WAAX and … [Read more...]

Mojgan’s fate rests with Immigration Minister: supporters

MELANIE WHITING The future of detained Iranian asylum seeker Mojgan Shamsalipoor, 21, rests in the hands of Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, a friend close to the family told The Source News. Helping Hands International Australia National … [Read more...]

Gazing upon a Guinness World Record

CHELSEA MAPPAS Thousands of star enthusiasts will bask under the sky tonight in an attempt to set two Guinness World Records as part of National Science Week. The two records include “Most People Stargazing at a Single Site” in Canberra and … [Read more...]