West End’s Community Garden at risk

Scott Spillias Jane Street Community Garden

ISABELLA CHENG West End's Jane Street Community Garden could be competing for sunlight thanks to proposed 12-storey apartment building development that is likely to cast a long shadow over Davies Park and the community garden. A development … [Read more...]

Universities back sustainability movement

Waste facilities at the University of the Sunshine Coast

JESSICA MCLAUGHLIN Universities around Queensland are moving towards a more sustainable future, as the younger section of the population increases the pressure to go green. While it has become commonplace to see the state’s universities … [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...]

Low-income earners struggle with energy price hikes

SARAH ROHWEDER The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has released a new report that suggests low-income households are struggling with the cost of electricity. The report urges government intervention to assist low-income homeowners … [Read more...]

Strong crowd rallies for Equal Love

TESS BROOKS Saturday saw Brisbane’s Queens Park adorned in rainbows as up to 1000 people gathered to support marriage equality in a rally organised by Equal Love Brisbane. The crowd gathered to hear from several guest speakers before marching … [Read more...]

Report reveals no new growth in greenhouse emissions

GAVIN COOTE The growth in greenhouse emissions in Australia has come to a standstill.  That's according to new research released this week. The ClimateWorks Australia report signalled a major step in energy efficiency toward the national five … [Read more...]