Reflections on the International Association for Suicide Prevention

Samantha Gray The opportunity came up from a lecturer asking if students would like to add to their portfolio. The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) were holding their World Congress on the Gold Coast. It was a great … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital -14 October 2021

Today on The Source News, it’s our final episode for this season and we look back on some of the best stories we’ve brought you over the past few weeks. We look at rising crocodiles numbers, how young people see democracy, and talk to two of … [Read more...]

Unmasking the problem: disposable face masks and the environment

Neave Moore, Kayla Mclean & Ella Doyle Even with vaccinations rates climbing and freedoms slowing returning to locked down communities, masks are here to stay. Public transport, sport stadiums, restaurants, and indoor venues all require a … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital -12 October 2021

Coming up on today's show - Lucy reports on the gender pay gap for women in soccer, Indio explores what 'democracy' means in modern-day Australia, Sitara speaks with people affected by the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan and Danni revisits the … [Read more...]

Safe conversations on social media

Tayla Burgess In a pandemic full of lockdowns, online learning, and endless hours inside, social media platforms have become a valuable source of socialisation for youth across the globe. The safety of these online spaces though, especially for … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital – 07 October 2021

Today on The Source News, we'll be taking a look at North Queensland's crocodile management, how the Gold Coast's rapid construction of highrises is causing thousands of locals to lose their homes, and the future of Tuvalu as climate change threatens … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital – 5 October 2021

Today, on The Source News, we focus on conservation and sustainability. How effective are shark nets when compared to the damage caused to marine wildlife? Is it that hard to set up an environmentally friendly business? Plus, we hear from those … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital – 30 September 2021

Today on The Source News, we will be taking a look at the rise of social media and how businesses, influencers and social movements are benefiting from these platforms in today’s digital world. We also explore the dark side of social media and the … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital – 28 September 2021

On today's show. It's International Access to Information Day! This event recognises the importance of the community’s right to access information held by governments around the globe.International Access to Information Day also promotes the value of … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital – 23 September 2021

Today on The Source News, it’s Sustainability Week! We’ll explore how organisations maintain sustainable values, and the effects of single-use plastics on our oceans. We also look into the environmental costs of fast fashion, and how you can make a … [Read more...]

Escaping the Emotional Emergency Room: The Fathers’ Fight for Parental Equality

Chandler Milligan Image from Pixabay Twenty-two years ago on an ordinary Father’s Day, a group of broken and defeated men struggling under the weight of divorce, separation, and the loss of their children sat down on a veranda at Coffs … [Read more...]

“An outdated mode of transport” dividing opinions on the Gold Coast

Isabelle Condon and Simone Smith Welcome to Palm Beach ON a sunny Friday afternoon, Palm Beach residents gathered alongside Tallebudgera Creek, not to enjoy the sand and sun but to passionately defend their way of life. The Gold Coast City … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital – 21 September 2021

On today's episode of The Source News we learn what makes 'creatives' tick, explore the lower vaccination rates in First Nations' populations, hear how Indigenous technologies can be better utilised in Western contexts as well as the latest in … [Read more...]

Suicide prevention congress brings together experts and experience

Samantha Gray For the first time ever, the International Congress of Suicide Prevention will be held fully online to connect academics, researchers, practitioners, and those with lived experience on a global scale. Suicide is a public … [Read more...]

Out with the Old, In with the New

Tayla Burgess Surfers Paradise then and now Hidden in the suburban sprawl of Gold Coast lies the peaceful oasis of The Gold Coast Historical Museum. A dedicated space to lay tribute to a world before now, showing future generations how … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital – 16 September 2021

Today on The Source news, we hear from renowned journalist Matthew Condon and his new podcast. We learn about an Australian business jumping aboard the emergence of non-alcoholic beverages, and how a dance studio is empowering young people. We also … [Read more...]

The Source News on 4EB Global Digital – 14 September 2021

On today's episode of The Source News we take an insider's look into the current crisis in Afghanistan, and recognise the UN International Day of Equal Pay with a focus on soccer. We also hear from women from the Kunga Stopping Violence Program in … [Read more...]

Between a rock and a fast pace

Dave Whitfield "Karawatha Forest Park" by Brisbane City Council (CC BY 2.0) Between Brisbane and Logan, bordered by the Gateway and Logan motorways, surrounded by truck depots and sprawling housing developments, sits almost 1000 … [Read more...]