Fighting the good fight for Free Speech

BY MICAELA ABOODY Threats to and censorship of freedom of speech around the world are real and increasing, and for Jodie Ginsberg she believes it is something we should recognise more. Jodie Ginsberg, Chair of Index on Censorship, spoke on the … [Read more...]

#Integrity20 that’s a wrap for 2017

  MITCHELL KROEHN Integrity 20 has come and gone for another year.  With a large turn out this year attendees enjoyed lively discussion and debate from philosophers, experts, satirists, academics, futurists,  and the list goes on.  The … [Read more...]

The nature of truth, hate speech and free speech

BY SAMANTHA BALDRY Professor Rae Langton, a professor in Philosophy at Cambridge University, spoke at the Integrity 20 conference today about free speech, hate speech and the nature of truth. After delivering a keynote presentation defining hate … [Read more...]

Populism and the Elite: An interview with Geoffrey Robertson QC

  BY DANICA STREADER Is populism any different from elitism? Geoffrey Robertson QC is a leading human rights barrister, author and broadcaster, who joined a panel of experts at the Integrity 2017 Conference to discuss the global … [Read more...]

Professor Julianne Schultz on free speech in the media

  BY ERIN SEMMLER Professor Julianne Schultz, founding editor of Griffith Review says 'the media has the power to turn the level of civilisation up or down'. Professor Schultz chaired this morning's Integrity 20 panel on free speech, … [Read more...]

Residents successfully rally against high rise apartments

MATTHEW HEPWORTH Tarragindi residents have successfully stopped the development of a proposed six storey high-density development on the Tarragindi Bowls Club site. The development was first proposed to Brisbane City Council as a joint … [Read more...]

Wooden Spoon Awards, vote for worst Queensland clubs

ANGUS KENNEDY In the spirit of the footy season, a website has been established where workers can vote on the “Worst Club in Queensland”. is in week 2 of Semi Finals, where Queensland clubs are being … [Read more...]

The Brisbane dog taking social media by storm

MATTHEW HEPWORTH A Brisbane man and his dog are taking social media by storm, featuring on some of the world’s most popular Facebook sites. Rohan Heath and his miniature long haired dachshund Daisy have amassed over 30,000 likes on Facebook … [Read more...]

Brisbane ID scanners “an international joke”

Problems with Queensland's lockout laws are frustrating local clubs and pubs. Many are now asking... Have Queensland's lockout laws and ID scanners ruined Brisbane's international reputation as a 'new world city'? Jessica Mylne reports. … [Read more...]

Artist-run initiatives emerging in Brisbane

EMILY FERNANDEZ New initiatives are helping upcoming Brisbane artists showcase their projects and curators learn about running art exhibitions. Artist Run Initiatives or ARIs create pop-up exhibition opportunities for emerging artists, providing … [Read more...]