Bus Union continues to butt heads with Council

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE   Tensions remain high between Rail Tram Bus Union and Brisbane City Council following the Union's industrial action last Friday. Approximately 600 bus drivers went on strike between 2:00 and 6:00pm to protest security, … [Read more...]

Greens Councillor Jonathan Sri calls for safer cycling

EMILY FERNANDEZ Concern that cyclists lives are being put in danger on a busy CBD route has prompted one Brisbane councillor to start his own campaign. Greens Councillor for the Gabba Ward, Jonathan Sri is calling on the Brisbane City Council for … [Read more...]

GOLD enhances life for socially isolated

TAYLOR TOOVEY The Growing Older and Living Danger (GOLD) initiative of the Brisbane City Council offers health and wellbeing activities to residents over 50. The program began in 1997 and has proven popular with more than 30,000 people … [Read more...]

Councillor questions accuracy of BCC homelessness statistics

TAYLOR TOOVEY The Brisbane City Council (BCC) 'Housing and homelessness' page of their website has been a source of speculation over whether the statistics accurately portray the number of homeless and insecurely housed in central Brisbane. The … [Read more...]

$40 million arterial road set to reduce travelling time for commuters.

TAYLOR ROWE (5km Arterial Road - Source: Courier Mail) A whopping forty million dollars was spent on an arterial road that will help ease traffic congestion. It has been a long time coming for local members in North Lakes. The five … [Read more...]

First-time voter’s guide

SIMON HJORTKAER If you are an Australian citizen, over 18 years old and live in Queensland, it's compulsory for you to be enrolled to vote in the local election on Saturday, 19 March. Failure to vote may result in a fine. Luckily, The Source … [Read more...]

Election time: Who’s on the ballot?

KASPER KAASGAARD With the local elections in Queensland less than two weeks away and campaigning is in full swing, we checked in with four citizens in the Brisbane area to see if the pubic is listening. They will be choosing from seven candidates … [Read more...]

Brisbane deputy mayor petitions for cheaper public transport

BENNET NICHOL   Brisbane Deputy Mayor Adrian Schrinner is petitioning the Queensland State Government for cheaper public transport fares. Cr Schrinner started a change.org petition to raise awareness about high TransLink service … [Read more...]

Dog attack numbers on the rise

TORI ZEIDLER Dog attacks in Queensland appear to be on the rise with an increase in the number of incidents being reported to local councils each week. Sunshine Coast Dog Behaviour Rehab owner Janine Odds said that the owners of aggressive … [Read more...]

Residents and businesses rage against G20

BENJAMIN PRATT With the G20 summit only days away, business owners and residents are confused and angry about the effects the influx of visitors could have on trade and day-to-day life. To date, more than 5,000 delegates and 3,000 media … [Read more...]