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‘Show Me the Way to Go Home’: the short, splendid career of Mavis Ngallametta

Some paintings look impressive from a distance, others entice one to step closer to explore the details. Mavis Ngallametta’s remarkable large-scale works manage to do both, luring one in for a closer look, much like a fairy tale book with magnificent illustrations. ‘Show Me the Way to Go Home’ is a magical exhibition that showcases […]

Bushfire crisis sparks climate change rally

Tens of thousands of climate change and indigenous rights protestors gathered at Sydney’s Town Hall on Friday night calling for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to be sacked over the federal governments response to the bushfire crises. The rally was organised by Uni Students for Climate Justice along with various Extinction Rebellion groups in response to […]

Small cell base stations ring alarm bells

Angry residents gathered in front of a telco base station this week to voice their concerns at health risks from electromagnetic radiation. They expressed their worries to Newsbytes about unknown dangers from a new type of device – small cell base stations – being installed in the Sydney eastern suburb of Kingsford by telecommunications company […]

Surfer inspires kids to go to school

In the slums around Vizhinjam Fishing Harbor in Kerala, India, poverty is everywhere. In one village children as young as 10 work on fishing boats instead of going to school. Just 2km away from Vizhinjam waves break cleanly on the shores of Kovalam Beach. It was here that Jelle Rigole, a 32-year-old Belgian, realised surfing […]

Challenging times ahead for Gladstone as roller-coaster ride continues

Industry is the Gladstone Region’s life blood and has been considered for decades as the centre of Queensland’s sporadic industrial prosperity. But the intermittent cycle of industrial projects in Gladstone creates instability within the region’s economy and often leaves local businesses struggling to survive. The Gladstone Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) recently released their […]

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