COVID-19 tough on long distance relationships

Empty airport Photo Dyana Wing So on Unsplash

MADISON COSKERIE The coronavirus travel ban has put an end to reunions for couples in long distance relationships that are currently facing indefinite separation.   Prior to COVID-19, many couples in long distance relationships were … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 3 September 2020

Coming up on The Source News today, we’re exploring cyber culture, and how technology has become the foundation of society. We’ll cover the impact Artificial intelligence is having on our world, and how international students are adapting to online … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 1 September 2020

Coming up on The Source News today – we’ll cover the upcoming Queensland elections; hear about how the disabilities industry is coping with restrictions and how small businesses are doing in these trying times; introduce you to our animal of the day … [Read more...]

School formal back on despite restrictions

Brisbane Convention Centre Great Hall

TYLER SALZLECHNER AND STAFF WRITERS The coronavirus pandemic and the associated restrictions and social distancing requirements have put the future of many school formals around Brisbane in doubt.   But for one school, the road to … [Read more...]

Op shops adopt COVID-safe procedures

Red Cross Shop Annerley

LILY HIRST Op shops around Brisbane are up and running post-lockdown, and have implemented new health and safety regulations to keep volunteer staff and customers COVID-safe.   Many of the thrift stores that were forced to close in late … [Read more...]

Charities struggle to cope during pandemic

Homeless in Southport

SAMARA MCRAE Charities on the Gold Coast have been struggling to provide valuable services to people experiencing homelessness since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.   Some of the charitable organisations had to close down when … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 25 August 2020

Coming up on The Source News today – we’ll cover the latest on the Coronavirus QLD youth centre cluster and extending restrictions in Victoria; investigate the expanding 'hyper pop' music community and examine the increasing popularity of OnlyFans … [Read more...]

Gold Coast markets back in full swing

Macadamia Nut market stall

GEORGIA SCHAMPERS Farmers’ markets around the Gold Coast are up and running again after COVID-19 restrictions forced them to close earlier this year.   The temporary closure of the markets had meant hundreds of small, locally-owned … [Read more...]

Social distancing allows music to go on

Instrumental music

JEAUN LEWIS The implementation of COVID-safe practices has had a significant impact on the way instrumental music programs are run, particularly in schools.   School and youth-based instrumental music programs, such as those run by … [Read more...]

Businesses struggle over border closures

Tweed Harbour Motor Inn

ROSE MANSON COVID-related border closures are making life increasingly difficult for small business owners in the Tweed Shire, especially those in the tourism and retail sectors.   The latest Queensland-New South Wales border closure … [Read more...]