Maroochydore to revolutionise waste disposal

LIAM WIDDICOMBE Following a contract signed between the Sunshine Coast regional council and Swedish waste company Envac, the Maroochydore CBD will see over six kilometres of underground vacuum pipes installed in an effort to  make the city one … [Read more...]

MSF leave Northern Yemen after Hospital strikes continue

THOMAS PITTS In the past 12 months Yemen's ongoing conflict has seen thousands killed and more disturbingly, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospitals continually struck by coalition aerial bombardment. On August 15th 2016 the bloodiest attack on a … [Read more...]

Community gardens cultivating a healthier society

LIAM WIDDICOMBE Community gardens have always been a place to come together, learn, relax and make new friends — however, according to the Toowoomba Community Organic Gardens (TCOG) it may also do wonders for your health and the wider … [Read more...]

Brisbane becomes Australia’s new horror movie capital

THOMAS PITTS On September 3rd, over 1400 horror fans descended on Sirromet Winery at Mt Cotton in Brisbane to enjoy scares, terror, gore and of course, horror films at the first instalment of The Horror Movie Camp-out in Queensland. From the moment … [Read more...]

Anyieth Kuotz

Anyieth Kuotz is an African-Australian aspiring journalist who desires for a more accepting world. With a passion for culture and social issues she takes on topics that society faces in the hope of educating, enlightening, and enthralling. Anyieth … [Read more...]

Lagarde: bring gender gap reduction target forward

DANIEL BACKHAUS Christine Lagarde has criticised the G20 for taking a soft touch approach to closing the gender gap. The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund generally praised the outcome of the G20, but took aim at the … [Read more...]

Tony Abbott ‘arrested’ for ecocide at West End

JACK LAWRIE   Activist group Generation Alpha pulled a creative stunt to protest against the Australian government's environmental policies -- staging an arrest of Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The environmental activist group was … [Read more...]

Australian Taxpayer Alliance rally supports G20 free trade agenda

JACK LAWRIE The Australian Taxpayer's Alliance's Free the Markets rally, which UQ law professor Jim Allan described as the only protest today where people have actually had a shower in the last week, was billed as an alternative to the … [Read more...]

Townsville is world’s first trial city for ‘Eliminate Dengue’ project

JACK LAWRIE Trials for the 'Eliminate Dengue Fever' project are underway in Townsville, where scientists are injecting the wolbachia bacteria into the town's mosquito population to stop the spread of the dengue virus. … [Read more...]

Joe Hockey says climate change is an important topic of discussion for G20

JACK LAWRIE Treasurer Joe Hockey spoke this afternoon about the federal government’s plans for the G20 summit, and also revealed that he supported discussion of climate change at the G20, provided it is not the primary agenda. … [Read more...]