Queensland author lives childhood dream

Gladstone-based author Sue-Ellen Pashley

MATTHEW HENDRY Sue-Ellen Pashley has wanted to be an author since she was 10 years old.   She began her dream with a simple love of reading and writing. “I’ve always been a big reader,” Ms Pashley says. “I always wrote, even as a … [Read more...]

Brightside welcomes dogs to Sunday sessions

The Brightside’s beer garden

BRIDGETTE ALI Fortitude Valley’s The Brightside is inviting patrons to bring their dogs along to the venue’s new Heaps Good Sundays series.   The free event, which launched yesterday, will run from 2pm till late on the second Sunday of … [Read more...]

Griffith Dragons end season undefeated

Jakob Cerneka Griffith Dragons

JAKE KEARNAN The Universities Rugby League Queensland competition concluded last Wednesday with the Griffith Dragons wrapping up the season with a grand final win over the University of Queensland Hounds.   The Dragons met the Hounds in … [Read more...]

OutdoorX takes over Sanctuary Cove

OutdoorX showcased all the latest outdoor lifestyle equipment

KRISTINA TRAJKOVSKI Australia’s newest outdoor lifestyle event, OutdoorX, took over Sanctuary Cove this weekend, showcasing all the latest outdoor products for fun and adventure.   The event, which ran from September 13 to 15, allowed … [Read more...]

Photography exhibition fights mental health stigma

Collective Minds pop up gallery

JESSICA AMBLER LIVIN is partnering up with Robina Town Shopping Centre to raise awareness and break the stigma surrounding mental health conditions with a special pop-up photographic exhibition called Collective Minds.   The Collective … [Read more...]

Synchronised swimmer aims for Olympic team

Synchronised swimmer Rachel Presser

SAAVANAH BOURKE Nineteen-year-old Rachel Presser is swimming her way to the top, hoping to individually qualify for a spot on the Australian Synchronised Swimming team.   Swimmers selected for the team will compete at the upcoming … [Read more...]

UQ event targets ovarian cancer

We’re In This Together ovarian cancer charity event

JESSICA MYLNE Female-based societies at the University of Queensland (UQ) are joining forces to support the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute’s ovarian cancer research through their We’re In This Together Ovarian Cancer Charity … [Read more...]

Eco Expo returns to Brisbane

Eco Expo

AMY GRIFFIN Eco Expo returns to the Brisbane Showgrounds this weekend with the aim of encouraging people to make small eco-friendly changes to their lifestyle.   The three-day event, which runs from September 13 to 15, is bringing a … [Read more...]

Bra Gifting events support the girls

Support the Girls Australia’s Bra Gifting event

CHARLOTTE BRENNAN Local Charity Support the Girls Australia (STGA) provides homeless and low-income women with bras and feminine products at their monthly Bra Gifting events at Southport Community Centre.   Attendees to the event are … [Read more...]

BeachCare clean-up event hits Labrador

Gold Coast coastline

LOGAN WALKER This Saturday the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management will host a community BeachCare clean-up event at Harley Park in Labrador.   The event is part of the BeachCare coastal community engagement program run by Griffith … [Read more...]