The Source News on Global Digital – 10 September 2020

How has COVID-19 affected university students, the media, teachers and even the sex work industry? We discuss the importance of mental health and engaging a conversation with friends, family and peers. And finally, we look into the scouting movement … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 8 September 2020

How has Covid-19 affected healthcare for university students? What about caring for kids with special needs during these unprecedented times? We also look at the Australian horse racing industry and how racing has not stopped during the … [Read more...]

The Source News on Global Digital – 3 September 2020

Coming up on The Source News today, we’re exploring cyber culture, and how technology has become the foundation of society. We’ll cover the impact Artificial intelligence is having on our world, and how international students are adapting to online … [Read more...]

Social distancing allows music to go on

Instrumental music

JEAUN LEWIS The implementation of COVID-safe practices has had a significant impact on the way instrumental music programs are run, particularly in schools.   School and youth-based instrumental music programs, such as those run by … [Read more...]

Honesty online opens mental health conversation

Mikayla Kersten

OLIVIA SIVA We all know it, but we don’t often talk about it; posts to social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram can create a posed, edited, unrealistic snapshot of an individual’s life.   This superficial “social … [Read more...]

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...]

The Brisbane Music scene is growing : Podcast

The Brisbane Music scene is growing, and the future is looking bright for young musicians, as Emily Lowe reports. … [Read more...]

Technology brings education to life

SHILOH PAYNE Young minds are being shaped by technology like never before, with e-books, apps and online educational games replacing traditional learning methods. Local developers are working to meet the demand for quality offerings, with … [Read more...]

The price of a pretty face

JORDI WOOD There's a good living in good looks, or is there? Gold Coast’s Insta-famous discuss the reality of investing in social media and what they earn from online fame. From fitness to modelling to travel -- young, beautiful Instagram … [Read more...]

A digital age of stress relief

SHILOH PAYNE Australians are going online in search of relief from our most common mental health condition - anxiety. BeyondBlue reports more than two million Australians suffer from anxiety, but some are finding comfort through a relatively new … [Read more...]