Category: World

Rocketeers ready for blast-off

A group of budding scientists is ready for blast-off. The ‘UQ Space’ crew are gearing up for Australia’s only rocket competition. Laura Lavelle reports.

Where are all the women in STEMM?

By Laura Daly History has no shortage of accomplished scientists. When we think of extraordinary breakthroughs, names like Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Stephen Hawking, and Galileo Galilei come to mind quite easily. But for most of us, it is harder

FUTURE-PROOFING THE PLANET: The Importance of Leading By Example

By Isla Stanich For a long time, we’ve known in order to create lasting change, it’s important we pass messages and values along to the next generation. Today’s youth are the world’s future’s leaders, and it’s inevitable they’ll inherit a

‘Muslim Lives Matter’ protest – unification after Christchurch terror attacks

By Laura Lavelle Following New Zealand’s largest massacre in history, the Brisbane community has banded together to protest racism. The ‘Muslim Lives Matter’ march in King George Square saw an outpouring of support for those in Christchurch.

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State Government backs eco-trails to boost tourism

The State Government is pushing ahead with new plans to focus on eco-tourism. It’s hoping to build three new bushwalks across the state to attract tourists to see more of Queensland’s natural beauty. Tom Fleming reports.

The Wunderbar with no beer

There wasn’t a drop of beer on offer, but thousands attended an Oktoberfest event at Brisbane showgrounds today. It’s part of German Week and gives a younger generation a taste of European life. Josh Stengert reports.

Collingwood sits at centre of AFL trade

Transfers are coming thick and fast in the AFL trade world with Collingwood at the centre of the action. And the world’s richest race on turf, the Everest, is shaping up to be a rich show of competition. Tom Fleming

Protests fail to stop Opera House promotion

Advertising for Australia’s richest horse race, The Everest, has divided a nation. Protestors did their best to disrupt what they saw as the promotion of gambling on the Sydney Opera House. Leanne Nebe reports.

Specialist food company sells its flavour creations to the world

One of Queensland’s most successful food and drinks manufacturers has cornered a special market. Now Flavour Creations is exporting to the world. Aleesha Buckby reports.

Possible discovery of Cook’s Endeavour renews maritime interest

US historians hope they’ve found Captain Cook’s ship, the HMS Endeavour. The discovery has renewed interest in the explorer at Brisbane’s Maritime Museum. Manille Lumayag reports.

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