Inspiring student represents Vision Australia at UN

Santiago and his guide dog Lachy

BRITTINY EDWARDS At 23 years of age, Santiago Velasquez has walked the Kokoda trail, cycled 90km for charity, founded a tech company, given a TedxQUT talk, and spoken at the UN, all while not being able to see.   Mr Velasquez was born … [Read more...]

Brisbane Pride March celebrates 27 years

Pride flags Brisbane Pride March 2018

MICHAEL SLEEP Brisbane celebrated its 27th annual Pride March on Saturday, the first in the city since same sex marriage was legalised in Australia late last year. The march began in Fortitude Valley and moved down Brunswick Street for 2.3 … [Read more...]

Robotronica set to offer a glimpse into the future

RENATA NEMETH Thousands of international robotics experts are expected to gather at Queensland University of Technology’s Robotronica festival this weekend. Organisers said the event was designed to increase people’s understanding of robots … [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...]