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Right to die pledge from Palaszczuk

By Ray Sinclair Queenslanders will decide their next government on October 31. One law which won’t be voted on until after the outcome of the election is a euthanasia bill making it legal for people to end their own lives.

Racial justice protestors remain resolute during the pandemic

By Gwyn Lim Racial justice protestors are calling for change in the face of COVID-19, with Brisbane seeing thousands protest for Black Lives Matter and Indigenous deaths in custody. Rallies have not stopped amidst the pandemic as protestors say infection

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Moving abroad during a pandemic

By Benjamin Hyams A young Australian couple has moved overseas during the pandemic, unfazed by the fear affecting most of the world. Dominic Hand and Mondi Milenkovic made the decision to go ahead with their planned move to Scotland in

Scientists surge ahead in fight against scarlet fever

By Sabrina Walker In a world first, Queensland scientists have discovered a new, highly infectious strain of Group A Streptococcus bacteria, responsible for the recent global outbreak of childhood disease, scarlet fever. The disease has risen globally at an alarming

Funky female podcasts become frontrunners of their field

By Ingrid Uhlmann Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the United States has jumped on the latest trend: Podcasts for women, by women. And for many people podcasts are the ultimate medium, as they’re convenient and easily accessible to everyone.

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Brisbane’s industrial real estate booms during COVID-19 chaos

By Sabrina Walker Brisbane’s industrial real estate has experienced a major boom due to soaring demand brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Industrial spaces in Brisbane have become safe havens for investors with online, logistics and manufacturing businesses thriving as

Working from home – to thrive or to survive?

By Ingrid Uhlmann Six am, a soft ringing wakes Georgina Prance, to make sure she’s on time for work. As an essential worker, she hasn’t been afforded the opportunity to work from home this year. Having worked in health for

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Charity group lends a helping hand with free meals

By Gwyn Lim Village Mosaix, a Kelvin Grove based charity group feeding 160 people each week, has reopened after COVID-19 forced it into a temporarily closure. The group has provided free meals since 2018, but the pandemic put the charity’s

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In plain sight: how we missed the decline of the platypus

Words: Holly Payne | Illustration: Mitchell Pascoe

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Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies aged 89

On the eve of voting we have a special bulletin on the election. But first, news about one of Australia’s greatest politicians. Bob Hawke, Australia’s 23rd Prime Minister and Labor Party legend, has died at the age of 89. Georgie

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