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Concerns for elderly people isolated in care

By Morgan O’Neill Coronavirus isolation mandates have left our elderly community, especially those in aged care, feeling neglected and alone. President of Older People Speak Out, Irene Cayas, said she is very concerned for elderly residents in nursing homes, who

State border restrictions impact harvest of winter crops

By Sophie Johnson New South Wales and Queensland farmers are preparing for a successful winter grain crop after seven years of drought, however state border restrictions are creating challenges.

Adoptions from Queensland’s animal shelters have risen during Covid-19

By Ray Sinclair Despite a big drop in donations to animal welfare centres due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it has not been all bad news. Virtual adoptions via Zoom have seen a record number of animals rehomed or adopted from

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‘Just hasn’t happened’: fears ease over animal surrenders

By Jessica Perkins Fears of a mass surrender of pets to the RSPCA due to the pandemic have eased, with Queensland now well on the road to recovery from the pandemic. The organisation feared it could see a mass surrender

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The Ozzie Sound Podcast

A podcast by Charlie Dally-Watkins. The Ozzie Sound Podcast aims to find out the story behind the sound of the bands we all love. In this episode, host Charlie Dally-Watkins aims to shed a light on how musicians and artist

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Sustainability Simplified

A podcast by Dominique Tassell. Sustainability Simplified is a podcast where two 20-somethings discuss sustainability in the big picture. We aim to take the mass amounts of information out there and simplify it for listeners. In this episode, we tackle

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More Than a Pretty Face

A podcast by Paige Van Lunteren What does it mean to be “Australia’s most beautiful, talented, educated and confident young woman?” Over the next few epsiodes I’ll be talking to contestants, organisers, winners and judges. In this first episode of

How to Survive as a Journalist

A podcast by Jack Ryan. How to Survive as a Journalist looks into the world of journalism and aims to shed light on an industry facing a myriad of obstacles and challenges. In the first week of the podcast your

The Evolving Mind: understanding depression and mental illness

A podcast by James Stephens. As Queensland’s Mental Health Week 2020 fast approaches (10-18 October), Brisbane evolutionary psychologist, John Hannan, talkes to us about the human mind to better understand the root causes of depression and suicide. John – a

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QUT Radio News – Thursday 3 October 2019

Today’s news is brought to you by Elizabeth Neil and Charlie Dally-Watkins.

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