Coastal erosion damages Byron beaches

Warning signs at Clarkes Beach entry point

ASHLEIGH HARTLEY Byron Bay is known for its laidback lifestyle and it’s nine beautiful surfing beaches, which make Australia’s most easterly town something of a tourist mecca.   However, the ongoing threat of coastal erosion is causing … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Garage Sale Trail makes sustainability fun

Garage Sale Trail

CONNIE SAVAGE Garage Sale Trail is set to return to the Moreton Bay Region on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, uniting the massive 400,000 shoppers and 18,000 individual garage sales expected to take part in the event around … [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...]

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...]

Student-built aircraft takes flight

Students celebrate kit built plane's test flight

MARENA JANSE VAN RENSBURG A light-sport aircraft built by 25 high school students last week during AirVenture Australia’s Airshow in Parkes, NSW, has successfully flown its maiden flight.   Twenty-four boys and one girl from schools … [Read more...]

Groups create space for multicultural expression

Rebecca Amani

SAMANTHA BALDRY  It is not unusual for youth, and especially for multicultural youth, to feel as if their voices aren’t being heard, but a number of organisations in Brisbane are encouraging Australia’s multicultural youth not just to speak … [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...]

Gourmet market adds fitness to menu

Fruit cups Bardon Shed

BRIDGETTE ALI Bardon’s gourmet grocer and café, The Bardon Shed, will be teaming up with female-only fitness bootcamp program, Coreliving, to promote healthy living for their customers this weekend.   The free event will be held this … [Read more...]