Crowbar closure leaves gap in music scene

We Set Sail at Crowbar Brisbane

GARRY LONG Crowbar Brisbane's decision to close its Fortitude Valley venue for the foreseeable future has left both bands and fans of the live music venue mourning its loss.   In a statement on their official website, Crowbar’s owners … [Read more...]

Building a bridge between refugees and Australia through art

REBECCA BATS Once abundant towns, now stand deserted with the sound of  gunfire in nearby mountains which disturb your sleep. Your pillow is wet from the tears you cry not knowing where your family members are. A far too familiar story known to … [Read more...]

Buzza eyes AFL contract

TEGAN CLARKE The best AFL prospects from Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Territory will meet in Sydney this weekend for physical testing as they fight for a professional contract in the upcoming 2015 draft. Each player's … [Read more...]

Five stories you need to read today

MELANIE WHITING and CASSANDRA MULHERN Red Rooster and buttocks shootings could be linked, police say The alleged gunman responsible for Tuesday's Red Rooster shooting in Clayfield has been taken into custody, police are investigating if the man … [Read more...]

Netball World Cup empowering young women

JOSHUA WELLS Australia will host the 14th Netball World Cup in 2015, using the event to grow the sport and empower young women. During NWC2015, the International Netball Federation Congress will be held in Sydney to identify netball's … [Read more...]

Thousands gather to farewell Whitlam

BRENT ROW A host of political and cultural dignitaries have assembled in Sydney's Town Hall this morning to attend the state funeral of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Journalist Kerry O'Brien was MC at the event, which was broadcast … [Read more...]

Brisbane Lions Reserves go back-to-back premiers two weeks in a row

PHILLIP HARSANT The Brisbane Lions Reserves defeated the Sydney Swans Reserves in the NEAFL Cross Conference Grand Final on Saturday to take home the premiership trophy for the second year running. The Lions defended their second title in a … [Read more...]

Suspected drug overdoses critical at Defqon 1

VIKTORIA BALANZATEGUI A 23-year-old man has died and 14 others hospitalised after suspected drug overdoses at this years Defqon 1 festival. Held at Sydney’s International Regatta Centre in Penrith for the fourth year, speculations are now … [Read more...]