Author: Eliza Buzacott-Speer

Youth radio in Papua New Guinea set for a shake up with launch of Tribe FM

By Eliza Buzacott-Speer With half the population under the age of 25, the youth of Papua New Guinea are those who will feel the effects of the country’s current rapid development. They want to be heard but until now have

Prince Harry wraps up Defence Force tour with meet-and-greet

Sydney is just wild about Harry, Prince Harry, that is. A huge crowd outside the Opera House screamed out his name, posed for selfies with him, and one lucky primary teacher even got a royal hug. The meet-and-greet wrapped up

Urquhart remembered 10 years after Lockhart River crash

Queensland’s Police Service today honoured one of their own, Constable Sally Urquhart, who lost her life in the line of duty. Today marks the 10th anniversary since a small plane crashed at Lockhart River in the state’s far north, killing

Cutting-edge digital technology on display at IRL Festival

The very latest in digital technology went on show today at the Media Festival. Organisers say it is proof that Brisbane is fast becoming the leader of digital advances in Australia. Rebecca McDonough reports.

Queensland’s female sporting leaders recognised in Honours List awards at Government House

By Eliza Buzacott-Speer Female sporting leaders dedicated to the development of recreational and competitive sport are among almost 150 Queenslanders receiving awards at Government House this week recognising their achievements.

Candlelight vigil for domestic violence victims

Written by Jorjia White. Edited for online by Eliza Buzacott-Speer Two people die a week at the hands of a family member and 75 per cent of victims in intimate partner murders are female, a new report from the Australian

Screen-Free Week encourages families to swap screens for the outdoors

Written by Sophie Winter Edited for online by Eliza Buzacott-Speer It is day three of the annual Screen-Free Week and families, schools and communities are being encouraged to swap digital entertainment for the outdoors and active life beyond the screen.

Australian livestock transport costs $245 million, research finds

Written by Saffi Kerezsy Edited for online by Eliza Buzacott-Speer Transport of Australia’s livestock has been found to cost $245 million, new research has found.

Logan targeted after one in three fail drug-driving tests

Written by Sophie Winter Edited for online by Eliza Buzacott-Speer Drivers in Logan are being targeted by police after one in three failed drug-driving tests yesterday.

Billy Gordon denies deliberately misleading Queensland Parliament

Written by Brittney Levinson Edited for online by Eliza Buzacott-Speer Troubled MP Billy Gordon today attempted to explain to State Parliament recent accusations made against him of avoiding child support payments.