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...]

Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress set to pedal into Brisbane

JAMES JUST The third Asia-Pacific Cycle Congress is set to pedal into Brisbane next week and will focus on the emerging cycling economy and opportunities arising from the pedal-powered community. More specific items on the congress agenda … [Read more...]

First ever cello festival in Melbourne

EDWARD GHYSEN The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music will hold their first ever cello festival this month. The festival will run over three days featuring panel discussions, master classes with national and international renowned cellists … [Read more...]

Australia celebrates with an IVF first

ARIANA PANETTIERE The baby boom of the 1950s sent the urban population spiralling. Today, 35,000 Australian and New Zealand couples have difficulty conceiving each year as a result of poor lifestyle choices. In an Australian first, two … [Read more...]

Shopping centre throws exclusive party

RACHAEL HERRAMAN Brisbane’s Wintergarden shopping complex went VIP on Tuesday night for the Lust List Party, allowing entrants to receive an array of free perks and huge discounts. VIPs received 25 per cent discounts in particular stores, … [Read more...]

Walk Raises Awareness For Childhood Apraxia of Speech

The Rotary Club of Sumner Park has teamed up with a parent organisation to tackle the awareness of a serious but little known childhood speech problem. The Childhood Apraxia Speech Support Australia (CASSA) is a non-profit organisation started by … [Read more...]

Op ’til you drop

ANIKA MCMAHON Communities across Australia are clearing out their closets in support for National Op Shop Week 2015. From the 23-30 August, National Op Shop week is raising awareness of the importance of giving back to local charity op … [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...]

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...]