The man who would be king

LUCINDA KENT It is sweaty, dark and loud in a crowded upstairs room in Brisbane’s confusingly-titled Melbourne Hotel on an unseasonably warm September night.Lithe young things clutching their iPhones in one hand and their vodka, lime and sodas in the … [Read more...]

Ben Scott’s federal election wrap up

The Source political editor Ben Scott has his say in the aftermath of the federal election. Thanks to: Ashil Ranpara Matt Hardie Faith Valencia … [Read more...]

Navy retrieves two bombs from Great Barrier Reef

SARAH ROHWEDER The US Navy has retrieved and disposed of two bombs dropped on the Great Barrier Reef earlier this year. Four bombs were released from US warplanes after they ran critically low on fuel during a failed military exercise in … [Read more...]

Labor old guard on hand for election push

BENJAMIN SCOTT Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke believes a concerted effort by all Labor Party supporters is needed for Labor to retain government. Speaking at an event in Beenleigh in support of Labor Party candidates Peter Beattie (Forde) and … [Read more...]

Public rally latest initiative to save reef

SARAH ROHWEDER The Australian Marine Conservation (AMCS) will play host to a public rally on August 25 in an attempt to save the Great Barrier Reef from industrialisation. The rally comes as a response to the LNP’s proposal to expand ports, … [Read more...]

ALP flags possible boot camp for young dole seekers

BENJAMIN SCOTT The Sydney Morning Herald has attained a copy of a possible policy by the Federal Government to implement a boot camp for young people to qualify for the dole. The proposal, called The Youth Start Boot Camp, would be aimed at … [Read more...]