Days for Girls turn periods into pathways

Days for Girls volunteer Di Fisher

MICAELA ABOODY International organisation Days for Girls is helping stop girls in remote communities and developing countries from taking days off school during menstruation by providing them with reusable sanitary items. The not-for-profit … [Read more...]

Inaugural Japanese cultural festival a success

Yosakoi performance at the Japanese Festival

TYLER HOWLETT Brisbane’s inaugural Matsuri Japanese Festival has been heralded a success by organisers and visitors to the fledgling event. The festival or “matsuri” (which means “festival” in Japanese) took place at the Mount Gravatt … [Read more...]

Australian Baseball League set to hit it out of the park

INGE HANSEN The Australian Baseball League's sixth season kicks off tomorrow in Sydney and Brisbane is one of six Australian teams to play. Alongside Brisbane are teams from Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. This year, … [Read more...]

Brisbane model taking the fashion world by storm

CASSANDRA MULHERN   Madeline Stuart made her mark in the fashion world last weekend as she walked the catwalk at New York Fashion Week (NYFW). Madeline has Down Syndrome and is using her modelling career to spread the word of … [Read more...]

Russia knows who MH17 culprits are: Newman

DANIEL BACKHAUS AND JANELSA OUMA Queensland Premier Campbell Newman says he is confident Russian and Ukranian security services know the people who shot down Flight MH17 that killed everyone on-board including 38 Australians, seven of which … [Read more...]

Debutant Reardon struggles as Proteas down Australia in Adelaide

BRENT ROW South Africa have won the first T20 International of the summer, defeating Australia by seven wickets in Adelaide last night. Queensland debutant Nathan Reardon suffered an inauspicious start to his international career, taken by … [Read more...]

Ebola outbreak forced workers to leave West Africa

SIYUAN YANG Chinese construction companies are withdrawing their workers from West Africa due to Ebola virus outbreak. The Chinese government has not yet disclosed plans to withdraw citizens from Ebola-affected areas, and many of the … [Read more...]

The primary task for international students

KAN JIANG & NANNAPHAT SRITAKOONRUT Australia is growing into one of the most popular destinations for international students. Last week was the beginning of a new semester as well as a brand new start for them. How international … [Read more...]