By Sophie Chirgwin A former Chief Health Officer has spoken out about Queensland’s COVID-19 crisis, saying he fears for the mental health of pathology workers on the front line if the pandemic continues.
Category: Human Interest
By Sarah Tran Covid-19 has been difficult for everyone, but for people with vision impairments it has changed the world in ways they can’t see, making their everyday tasks harder.
By Tom Primmer Kick It Touch Football is branded the closest social sport to rugby league, and the format is going from strength to strength in southeast Queensland.
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 …
By Andi-Bianca Haddow Australian farmers are appealing for help picking this season’s produce, but it’s been met with reluctance, following a social media campaign describing farm conditions as ‘horrific’, ‘unsafe’ and well below minimum wage.
By Annelise Crilly Facebook has been accused of becoming a little too trigger-happy with their newly introduced fact-checking software. The social media giant has come under fire for flagging content which is clearly satire.
By Andi-Bianca Haddow The most profitable weekend in Noosa – the 38th Noosa Triathlon – has been cancelled following COVID-19 concerns. It’s disappointed small business owners who were hoping to have an economic influx in the wake of the pandemic.
By Nick Ridley The Morrison Government’s proposition for a new law, which would have allowed immigration officials to take communication devices from asylum seekers without a warrant, has been blocked by Senator Jacqui Lambie.
By Tom Primmer The University of Queensland rugby club has bounced back from the adverse effects of COVID-19 and is beginning to see the silver linings of the pandemic.
By Annelise Crilly Brisbane’s Street Art Festival is always a source of excitement and inspiration and even Covid restrictions couldn’t stop this year’s magic. Hand painted murals are popping up all over the city bringing new life to the streets.