Category: Human Interest

Students say thanks on World Teachers’ Day

It’s been a particularly challenging year for school teachers. Now students in classrooms across Queensland are preparing to show their appreciation – as part of World Teachers’ Day. VJ Paige Van Lunteren reports.

Fitness industry fights back to full health

While Brisbane returns to a state of relative normality, the effects of COVID-19 are still being felt by many businesses, and fitness facilities have found it particularly hard. VJ James Stephens reports.

University challenge: the new norm of learning online

University students say this year’s move to online learning has been challenging thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Some say the delivery’s been inconsistent, but others say there are benefits to this style of learning. VJ Dominique Tassell reports.

Coronavirus strikes a bad chord with the music industry

The coronavirus pandemic has left music venues empty, musicians without an income and fans starved of live performances. Despite eased restrictions, the road to recovery may be further away than expected. VJ Jack Ryan reports.

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

Online pressure to cut kilos during COVID weighs heavy on young minds

By Sophie Chirgwin Pressure to become fit and shed kilos during COVID-19 is detrimental to young people who are predisposed to eating disorders, health experts warn. Since the pandemic struck, some social media pages have been plastered with videos and

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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

Tweedy finds new sporting passion

By Benjamin Hyams Conor Tweedy, a young athlete disabled in a scrum collapse during a rugby game two years ago, has found a new game. Never letting adversity get him down, he almost instantly found new outlet for his athletic

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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Protestors demand help for detainees under COVID threat

By Isabella Jeffrey For months protestors have maintained a vigil supporting asylum seekers locked inside a Brisbane hotel. The ‘Refugee Solidarity Meanjin’ group has been protesting outside the Kangaroo Point Hotel since earlier this year to stop the transfer of

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