REVIEW The Cat Empire performance at Woodford Folk Festival

Review by Meg Williams-Dell  Felix Riebl whips the Woodford crowd into a torch frenzy Photo by Dylan Crawford From the second The Cat Empire stepped onto the stage and the jazz-funk party band began, with lights and beats pumping the … [Read more...]

REVIEW Xavier Rudd performance at Woodford Folk Festival

by Haley Smith Xavier Rudd with the crowd in the palm of his hand. Picture Dylan Crawford @seewhatdsees The anticipation in the crowd builds as the lights flicker on and off, the last final checks before the multi-instrumentalist strolls … [Read more...]

Residents concerned as mining begins at Bald Hills

MEG BOLTON Despite seven years of resident action aimed at stopping the plans, sand and gravel extraction has started in Bald Hills. Residents bordering the site area, 30 minutes north of Brisbane, are concerned the works will disrupt the local … [Read more...]

Growing up abroad: a glimpse back in time

LIAM WIDDICOMBE For nearly a decade now tuning in to the six-o’clock news meant tuning in to the war in the Middle-East; a conflict synonymous with clashing cultures, opposing ideologies, and of course fleeing refugees. It seems we are all too … [Read more...]

Community gardens cultivating a healthier society

LIAM WIDDICOMBE Community gardens have always been a place to come together, learn, relax and make new friends — however, according to the Toowoomba Community Organic Gardens (TCOG) it may also do wonders for your health and the wider … [Read more...]

Public opinion on same-sex marriage plebiscite push back

JARRAD BOYD The Federal Government has recently announced that it will be pushing back the date of the proposed same-sex marriage plebiscite until next year, leading to concerns from the public. This news is seen by some Queensland voters … [Read more...]

Lujayn Hawari

Of Palestinian origin, born in Saudi Arabia, and raised in Australia, Lujayn Hawari is a young and passionate journalist for The Source News. She has an interest in international affairs and Islam-West Relations. Aspiring to become a foreign … [Read more...]

Alcohol and UFC a bad mix?

TORI ZEIDLER A recent brawl involving 50 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fans erupted outside Hurstville’s Ritz Hotel, where a fight between Connor McGregor and Nate Diaz was being broadcast live. It’s worth asking the question: do … [Read more...]

Opinion: Political Donations or Legal Corruption?

BENNET NICHOL Australia purports to be at the forefront of good governance, an international exemplar for democratic representative systems.  However, underneath the veil of party-politics and media scandals, the Australian democratic standard is … [Read more...]

Lets be clear – committing domestic violence is a choice

  MARK WALTERS   As we juggled an insane number of fearful and terrified calls for help at DV Connect last week it was never far from the front of my mind "How could someone be so brutal, so callous?” I know I’ve needed help … [Read more...]