Christmas comes early for Brisbane music scene

Yellowcat Redcat at Valley Fiesta

GABRIELLE ZGRAJEWSKI Fortitude Valley has wrapped up two of its largest events for another year after showcasing 10 days of performances from some of the city’s and the nation’s best talent. Held from August 28 to September 7, the Valley was … [Read more...]

Eco Expo returns to promote sustainable living

Plastic Free Boy at Eco Expo

JESSICA MCLAUGHLIN Environmentalists around Brisbane are getting ready to flock to this year's Eco Expo for a weekend of sustainable fun. The event, which takes place at the Brisbane Showgrounds from Friday 14 September to Sunday 16 September, … [Read more...]

Redlands ripe with 60th RedFest success

Strawberries at RedFest 2018

DANICA STREADER The Redland Showgrounds were packed last week with punnets of strawberry-themed fun as visitors enjoyed sweet success of the 60th annual RedFest Strawberry Festival. RedFest began in 1958 with local farmers selling strawberries … [Read more...]

Local filmmakers take on 48-hour challenge

The "48hr Party People" team at work during the Brisbane leg of the 48 Hour Film Project

EMILY STEIN Most short films take time to be made. There may be months of preparation, writing, filming and editing before a short film makes its way to the screen, but the 48 Hour Film Project turns convention on its head, challenging teams to put … [Read more...]

Local bars use trivia events to draw in regulars

Kyle van Beurden at Oxford 152

JARED PRESTWIDGE Each year new bars, pubs, and taverns pop up around Brisbane, hoping to carve their own slice out of the local bar scene. This growth in numbers naturally brings a growth in competition, leading many establishments to look for … [Read more...]

Celebrating 111 years of the Gold Coast Show

OLIVIA WECKERLE The Gold Coast Show went off with a bang over the weekend. The ‘Reach for the Stars’ themed show included a wide range of entertainment, music, show bags, agriculture and much more. The Gold Coast Show celebrated 111 … [Read more...]

Halloween pranksters gone too far

ALEX CORBY October is quickly becoming the month of frights. Of fun games to indulge peoples greatest nightmares in an environment where there is no real threat. But sometimes the joke can go too far. There is a trend of internet pranks … [Read more...]

Yasmin Nelson

Yasmin moved to Brisbane from Byron Bay two years ago to pursue her thriving passion for journalism, particularly in the Radio Industry. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Communication, majoring in Marketing and Journalism at Griffith and … [Read more...]

Alannah Kerr

Alannah is a journalist for The Source News, covering a wide range of newsworthy stories. Everything from Sports, Politics, Entertainment, Finance, Fashion & Beauty, Celebrity and Local News. Alannah's goal is to report the best newsworthy … [Read more...]

Jess Robertson

Jess has a particular interest in social justice and wants to cover stories that make a difference.  She also enjoys writing about fitness, music and cinematography. Jess also works as a freelance social media consultant, working together with … [Read more...]