Music helps people with a disability

Music therapy with children

MICAELA ABOODY Music is a powerful thing. It can make your happy when you’re sad and arouse memories of particular times, places and moments that you thought you’d forgotten. But, for people living with physical and intellectual disabilities, … [Read more...]

Byron artists rally to save historic hall

BILLY WALKER A collective of Northern Rivers artists have launched an open art festival to save a 100-year-old town hall -- one of the few remaining galleries in the region. Local artists Marika Bryant and Soren Carlbergg formed the Art 4 Art’s … [Read more...]

Dead Letter Club brings convicts to life

Dead Letter Club founder Melanie Knight

EMMA DILLON The Dead Letter Club has put pen to paper to bring Brisbane’s convicts to life in a literary event with a difference hosted by the Museum of Brisbane. The event, dubbed “Life in Irons: Brisbane's Convict Stories”, took place on … [Read more...]

Christmas comes early for Brisbane music scene

Yellowcat Redcat at Valley Fiesta

GABRIELLE ZGRAJEWSKI Fortitude Valley has wrapped up two of its largest events for another year after showcasing 10 days of performances from some of the city’s and the nation’s best talent. Held from August 28 to September 7, the Valley was … [Read more...]

The Broadbeach Country Music Festival, 2017

Patrons enjoying the sunlight and the live music at Broadbeach. Photo By BCMF   By JARIAH TRAVAN This year, the Broadbeach Country Music Festival was held on July 28-30 along the waterfront over three days of incredible free … [Read more...]

State Library Celebrating Indigenous Literacy day

MARNIE CRUICKSHANK National Indigenous Literacy Day will be celebrated with a special event at the Queensland State Library on Wednesday. Ms Suzy Wilson, founder of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, along with the foundation's patron … [Read more...]

Terri Butler MP shares her Labor of love

MARNIE CRUICKSHANK Terri Butler, Member for Griffith, has released her book, Labor of Love, with a local launch at Riverbend Books in Bulimba. The Member for Griffith said her motivation for writing the book was highlighting the significance to … [Read more...]