The Source News on Global Digital – 12 September 2019

Coming up today on The Source News, we hear about the two teenagers charged in relation to the Sunshine Coast bushfires, the potential prospect of an Indigenous War memorial in Brisbane’s Anzac Square, the impact of illegal massage parlours on the … [Read more...]

Multicultural festival celebrates belonging

Stirling Hinchliffe at Multicultural Queensland Month

ASHLEIGH JANSEN With less than a week left of Queensland’s largest celebration of multiculturalism, the month-long event’s message of belonging remains as relevant as ever.   Multicultural Queensland Month is a Queensland Government led … [Read more...]

Green Heart Fair tackles sustainable travel

Jake Whitehead Green Heart Fair

Peta McEachern Brisbane’s Green Heart Fair has branched out this year to tackle the issue of sustainable travel, with a focus on electric and hybrid vehicles. The fair, which is Brisbane’s largest free sustainability festival, showcased a “Move … [Read more...]

Abortion groups at odds over safe access zones

Pregnancy test

EMMA DILLON Pro-choice groups have welcomed the introduction of proposed new legislation to decriminalise abortion and implement safe access zones around clinics in Queensland, but anti-abortion protesters say it will lead to unwanted … [Read more...]

Government plan for low-income families on Gold Coast

BILLIE-ANNA MAHER The Palaszczuk Government has released a $1.8 billion Housing Strategy  to generate new jobs, affordable housing and protect low-income families. The strategy, released at the begining of August,  will see 392 social housing … [Read more...]

Queenslanders encouraged to talk about suicide

KRISTINA BÅTNES HESTDAHL Queensland Mental Health Commission and Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick has said the government is committed to ensuring suicide is not a topic that lies in the shadows of conversation. "Mental … [Read more...]

North Stradbroke home to ‘treasure trove’ of ancient wetlands

MADDELIN MCCOSKER Scientists from the University of Adelaide and the Queensland government have uncovered a 'treasure trove' of ancient wetlands on North Stradbroke Island. The research, led by Dr John Tibby, found that North Stradbroke's … [Read more...]

Homelessness Week sheds light on Queensland’s homeless crisis

LOTTEY WILLSHIRE 2017’s Homelessness Week focused on action through innovation as studies show Australian homelessness rates are rising. Last week’s nation-wide initiative raised awareness for Australians experiencing homelessness and aimed to … [Read more...]

Young drivers not up to scratch

AARON COOPER State Minister for Main Roads and Road Safety Mark Bailey has urged young drivers to be more cautious on Queensland roads. Speaking at Allan Border Field following the announcement of a new partnership between Queensland Cricket … [Read more...]

Premier announces review into parole operations

DAVID SIMON Queensland Premier, Anastasia Palaszczuk today announced a review into the operation of parole following the alleged murder of an 81-year-old woman in Townsville last month. Speaking at a press conference in Brisbane, the … [Read more...]