Young Queenslanders future Safety Heroes

ANYIETH KUOTZ Young Queenslanders have an opportunity to potentially save lives through a new electrical energy information program in schools. Ergon and Energex have joined forces to create a program to turn students into Safety … [Read more...]

Blues Culture Lives at Broadbeach

ANSON LAM There are lots of music festivals around Australia such as St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Splendour in the Grass and Meredith Music Festival. Most music festivals do not celebrate just one type of music. Moreover, those festivals cost … [Read more...]

Closing the Gap on Indigenous Education

ANIKA MCMAHON The Department of Education and Training (DET) reveals improved educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Queensland state schools. A Spokesperson from the DET said a number of support systems … [Read more...]

Labor’s plan to boost education funding gains positive response

INGE HANSEN Labor announces tertiary education plan promising to invest $9,000 more per student in a "student funding guarantee." The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) supports Labor's pledge to boost university funding by $4 billion … [Read more...]

Brisbane students angry over G20 disruptions

  JODIE DEAN Brisbane city tertiary students have expressed anger with the G20 Summit's impact on their end of year studies. The summit, running November 14-16 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, has produced heightened … [Read more...]

Return to sex education

HIV Testing

HAYDEN MCKEE A recent study by the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales has found that 52.5% of new HIV infections occur among the tertiary education age group. A Queensland Health spokesperson said the message of 'get HIV … [Read more...]

Students act against bullying

ANETA ZILVAROVA Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek has invited Queensland schools to take part in the fourth National Day of Action against bullying and violence on Friday, 21 March 2014. Mr Langbroek said he was determined to put an end to … [Read more...]

Queensland NAPLAN results published

GABRIELLE SMITH NAPLAN results for Queensland schools have been published, with some of the best results being recorded this year in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) tests. Queensland Minister for Education, … [Read more...]

Brisbane delegation attends World Youth Day

JONATHON NOONE Staff and students from Brisbane’s Catholic Archdiocese are attending the closing day of the week long World Youth Day festival in Rio de Janeiro. Archbishop Mark Coleridge is accompanying staff and students from Brisbane … [Read more...]