Writer’s festival event puts focus on ecology

Author Darryl Jones

ISABELLA CHENG The Brisbane Writers Festival is back this week, bringing literary fans in touch with more than 200 international and local writers through a series of special events held around Brisbane. This year’s festival theme is “what the … [Read more...]

Universities and schools put focus on sustainability

UQ sustainability coordinator Suzanne Davis

ISABELLA CHENG Universities and schools around the country are making a big effort to be environmentally responsible and sustainable. One of the universities placing a strong focus on sustainability is the University of Queensland, which is … [Read more...]

GOLD enhances life for socially isolated

TAYLOR TOOVEY The Growing Older and Living Danger (GOLD) initiative of the Brisbane City Council offers health and wellbeing activities to residents over 50. The program began in 1997 and has proven popular with more than 30,000 people … [Read more...]

Where to wet your whistle during the G20

INGE HANSEN and HANNAH SBEGHEN Brisbane City “watering-holes" are rolling in the kegs and stocking their cellars in preparation for a throng of journalists, foreign delegates and interstate police during next weeks G20.   The … [Read more...]