The Source News on Global Digital – 12 September 2019

Coming up today on The Source News, we hear about the two teenagers charged in relation to the Sunshine Coast bushfires, the potential prospect of an Indigenous War memorial in Brisbane’s Anzac Square, the impact of illegal massage parlours on the … [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...]

Credit Cards and the Scammers

ANYIETH KUOTZ More Australians are falling victims to online and credit card fraud and scammers. The way Australians use banks these days, such as banking online and using ATMs, means they are much more exposed to fraud. Scammers have … [Read more...]

Tim Nicholls fails to explain $8 BILLION black hole

ANYIETH KUOTZ Queensland's Palaszczuk Government have left black holes in post-election revenue promises, which was meant to generate a substantial amount of work for the state. Queenslanders were promised a generous investment by the LNP … [Read more...]

David Simon

David covers Brisbane sport for The Source, and always makes sure he is assigned the rugby league, cricket, rugby union and football. David is also interested in the ever changing landscape of Australian political reporting, as well as travelling … [Read more...]

Uni fee deregulation not dead: Labor

MELANIE WHITING Federal Labor MP Jim Chalmers has warned $100,000 degrees could still be a reality for Australian students. Last week The Source News reported Education Minister Simon Birmingham had shelved plans to deregulate university … [Read more...]

Greens say climate change should be on top of the G20 agenda.

CRAIG L THOMSON Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters believes the next Federal election will be a "referendum on climate change". Speaking at the G20 People's March, the Greens Senator took a swipe at Prime Minister Tony Abbott's … [Read more...]

Joe Hockey says climate change is an important topic of discussion for G20

JACK LAWRIE Treasurer Joe Hockey spoke this afternoon about the federal government’s plans for the G20 summit, and also revealed that he supported discussion of climate change at the G20, provided it is not the primary agenda. … [Read more...]

Experts warn of “crackpot” use of social media

CRAIG  THOMSON A prominent social media commentator has said that forums such as Twitter and Facebook can be used inappropriately as a communication tool for "crackpot grievances." Radio 2UE social media expert Adam Franklin said that a … [Read more...]

Federal government to reintroduce temporary protection visas

RODNEY BREWER Immigration Minister Scott Morrison announced that refugees within Australian custody may now request either a three-year temporary protection visa or a five-year safe haven enterprise visa. The deal made between the Coalition … [Read more...]