Farmers struggle through drought

Farmer Graham Wilson

MICAELA ABOODY The current drought across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and inner Western Australia has left cattle and crop farmers struggling to keep their farms viable. Farmers and support organisations have said while the current … [Read more...]

West End’s Community Garden at risk

Scott Spillias Jane Street Community Garden

ISABELLA CHENG West End's Jane Street Community Garden could be competing for sunlight thanks to proposed 12-storey apartment building development that is likely to cast a long shadow over Davies Park and the community garden. A development … [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...]

Lytton Road squatters evicted

TOMAS KURU Squatters on Lytton Road, East Brisbane have been evicted following a stand-off with police officers on Monday night. The squatters, who were part of the Anti-Poverty Network, were protesting the demolition of abandoned houses to … [Read more...]

National building awards recognise young talent

  JACKSON PAINE The Australian Institute of Building held their annual awards ceremony in Brisbane on Saturday night, as the brightest talents in construction around the country were recognised. The AIB Professional Excellence in … [Read more...]

Hosting the Games and hosting it’s visitors

JAIME-LEE WOODS Gold Coast residents are taking steps to rent out their homes during the Commonwealth Games. Locals are using websites such as Airbnb to benefit financially from the event. Burleigh resident, Rodney Trever believes he … [Read more...]