September sheds light on children’s cancer

RENATA NEMETH September is International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and a time to shed light on children’s cancer and the need for improved diagnosis, treatment and outcomes. Statistics show an estimated 650 children aged 0-14 years … [Read more...]

First 3D transplant proves a success

ANIKA MCMAHON A world first Australian development has seen the successful transplant of a sternum and rib cage created by 3D printing. Australian company, Anatomics teamed with CSIRO to develop the innovative medical device which was … [Read more...]

‘Hayne plane’ has turbulent night.

BEAU ROBINSON Jarryd Hayne's debut as a San Francisco 49ers player on Tuesday night did not go as well as expected. It seemed the Hayne plane was going to crash before it had even taken off after he was put on as punt returner in the first … [Read more...]

Brisbane model taking the fashion world by storm

CASSANDRA MULHERN   Madeline Stuart made her mark in the fashion world last weekend as she walked the catwalk at New York Fashion Week (NYFW). Madeline has Down Syndrome and is using her modelling career to spread the word of … [Read more...]

Brisbane local titled Miss India Australia

INGE HANSEN Brisbane student, Nibedita Pal has been named Miss India Australia 2015 allowing her to compete for the Miss India Worldwide title against 35 contestants. Miss Pal, 20, is in her third year of university studying a Bachelor of … [Read more...]

Australia’s largest Microtia and Atresia Conference opens worlds

RENATA NEMETH   International and national Microtia and Atresia leaders are gathering in Brisbane this weekend for Hear and Say’s biggest Microtia and Atresia Conference in Australia. Microtia is a congenital disorder occurring in 1 … [Read more...]

(needs backdating) Letter urge California to reinstate ban on imported kangaroo products

RENATA NEMETH Concerned scientists, academics and public figures have signed a letter to lawmakers of the State of California, urging them to reinstate the ban on imported kangaroo skins and meat. The Californian ban resumes in 2015 and the … [Read more...]

Brisbane model to appear in New York Fashion Week

CASSANDRA MULHERN On 10 September, Brisbane's Madeline Stuart will take to the catwalk at this year's New York Fashion Week. 18 year-old Madeline, who has Down Syndrome will be modelling for fashion label FTL Moda, in association with the … [Read more...]

ISP’s could be illegally allowing betting on online video games

BENNET NICHOL Australian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) may be illegally providing avenues for people to bet on video game competitions. Increasingly popular international gaming competitions are used as platforms for online betting … [Read more...]

Celebrating Australia’s strength of diversity

LUISA COOLS While the rest of Brisbane has been preoccupied with preparations for the G20 Leaders' Summit, ethnic and Indigenous business communities held their 26th Ethnic Business Awards on Sunday night. The event is the longest-running … [Read more...]