COVID-19 adds twist to traditional weddings

Chloe Stephens and Sam Nilon

EMILY LOWE Wedding planners and loved up couples are finding unique ways to celebrate their special day despite restrictions due to the global pandemic.   Under current COVID-19 restrictions, weddings in Queensland and New South Wales … [Read more...]

Skin cancer sufferers push for sun safety

Beach in summer Photo: Courtesy Lacie Slezak/Unsplash

MADISON COSKERIE Skin cancer sufferers are highlighting the need for increased sun safety practices as Australia enters the warmer months when damaging ultraviolet radiation from the sun is at its highest.   Experts agree that … [Read more...]

COVID-19 tough on long distance relationships

Empty airport Photo Dyana Wing So on Unsplash

MADISON COSKERIE The coronavirus travel ban has put an end to reunions for couples in long distance relationships that are currently facing indefinite separation.   Prior to COVID-19, many couples in long distance relationships were … [Read more...]

Gold Coast markets back in full swing

Macadamia Nut market stall

GEORGIA SCHAMPERS Farmers’ markets around the Gold Coast are up and running again after COVID-19 restrictions forced them to close earlier this year.   The temporary closure of the markets had meant hundreds of small, locally-owned … [Read more...]

Stay active for good mental health

Personal trainer Elly Candi boot camp

LIV EINEMO TOENJUM For years experts have been telling us exercise is good for our physical health, but staying active is just as important for maintaining a happy and healthy headspace.   Clinical and health psychologist Dr Nicola … [Read more...]

This year’s Ekka is only a click away

Ekka strawberry sundaes

ERIN RIETDYK The 2020 Ekka kicks off today but, like most things in 2020, it’s life, but not as we know it. This year the RNA’s Royal Queensland Show is going online to get around the social restrictions created by the ongoing COVID-19 … [Read more...]

Covering COVID

Photo Essay by Dylan CrawfordThe images taken over a ten-week COVID lockdown visualise the eerie silence and sense of isolation that cast a shadow over Brisbane, a bustling city of 2.3 million people. From the empty Brisbane river foreshore to row … [Read more...]

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...]