Author: Joseph Lam
Student journalist and lifestyle writer @josephslam

Gold Coast Indigenous active-wear startup could be the next big thing

By Megan Dennis Online production by Joseph Lam Alisha Geary may seem like your normal university student, but behind the scenes, the young indigenous woman is running her start-up active-wear label, FAEBELLA. The designs feature Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

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Future top guns get a feel for flying fighter jets

Some lucky Brisbane high school students have had a hands-on lesson in supersonic flight. They experienced what it was like to fly an air force fighter jet without even leaving the ground. Brittany Graham, QUT News.

Woodworkers carving it up this weekend

From weekend hobbyist and home DIY’er, to the most experienced of enthusiasts. They’ve all gathered for the Brisbane Wood Working show at the RNA. Lexi Kehl reports.

Australia’s biggest morning tea could do with a few more blokes

By Joseph Lam Australia’s biggest morning was held at Stamford Plaza earlier today and while cancer does not discriminate on the basis of gender it appears morning teas still do. The annual event which raised $2.2 million last year and aims for

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Queensland Parliament introduces legislation targeting ride-share services

By Tamika Seeto Online production by Joseph Lam The State government is set to unveil new ride-sharing laws in a further crackdown on the growing industry. The legislation follows 16 recommendations made by a parliamentary committee earlier this month.

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Queen Street bus station set for multi-million dollar makeover

By Harrison Bain Online production by Joseph Lam One of Brisbane’s busiest bus stations will undergo renovations this Friday beginning a $3 million makeover. The renovation comes after the station was forced to temporarily close in April due to extensive

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Calls renewed for a Royal Commission into abuse of disabled people

By Charlotte Tully Online production by Joseph Lam A petition launched by the Disabled Peoples Representative Organisation, as well as an open letter signed by 100 academics from across Australia, have been sent to Malcolm Turnbull in hopes of convincing him

Vegans pledge war on Bunnings’ sausage sizzles

By Cayla Marchant Online production by Joseph Lam Despite media reports of not-so-happy customers being served vegan sausages at one Bunnings store in Melbourne, an online petition calling for a permanent vegan option has received more than 5000 signatures. The petition which

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20 years on, Government still fails to implement Stolen Generation recommendations

By Lily Nothling Online production by Joseph Lam An Indigenous support organisation is calling for compensation and support for the Stolen Generation after the Government has failed to implement its recommendations from the 1997 Bringing Them Home national inquiry.

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$400 million donation shows change in corporate philanthropy

By Harrison Bain Online production by Joseph Lam The Founder of the fourth largest iron ore company in the world Fortescue Metals, Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola have pledged $400 million to a number of causes including cancer research,

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