Author: Reece D'alessandro

Students face rental market woes

Written by Caitlin Archbold Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro A new rental affordability index shows the market is the toughest ever for low-income earners in Brisbane.

New app detects termites

Written by Maudy Veltema Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro You might not be able to hear termites devastating your walls, but a new app developed on the Gold Coast can. The Termite Buster app allows people to listen in

Research reveals more couples not having children

Written by Ben Downie Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro   Australian Bureau of Statistics says by 2023, more Australian couples will not have children than those with them.

Program gives country kids big break

Written by Lexi Kehl Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro A new music program aimed at helping country kids get a break in the music industry has been launched in Brisbane. Brisbane company SugarRush Music is behind  “Big Sky Girls”

Festivities shutting out local businesses

Written by Caitlin Archbold Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro The increasing number of ‘mini-festivals’ sponsored by property developers and other large businesses are part of the gentrification of Brisbane, according to an event management specialist from the University of

Protesters question Adani mine clean-up plan

Written by Maudy Veltema Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro Mine rehabilitation plans for the proposed Carmichael Coal Mine in central Queensland, could pose a risk to the environment and ultimately the tax payer, according to anti-mine group Lock the

Supermarkets wasting “imperfect” produce

Written by Jenny Archdall Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro Supermarkets across Australia reject 20 to 40 per cent of fresh produce purely based on cosmetic standards. Health food industries are banding together to actively combat food waste and support

Brisbane breakfast helps to digest budget

In Brisbane, around 2000 people gathered to digest the Federal Budget over breakfast. Speakers included past and present political leaders. Milyka McCutcheon reports.

Federal Budget forgets cross-river rail

The Federal Budget has left the Queensland Government reeling. They’ll receive no funding for the major cross-river rail project. Samantha Reynolds reports.

Collaboration gets Globemaster off the ground

Australian and US Air Force engineers are working together to keep our biggest military aircraft ready for action. Their current project at Amberley, repairing a C-17 Globemaster. Rachel Lim reports.

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