The Junction

Commercial fishing bans have long divided fisherman across Queensland.

Calls for rezoning divide Queensland fishers

May 11, 2020

To fishermen across Queensland, the debate around the potential banning of commercial fishing in the Great Sandy Marine Park is about so much more than casting a line.

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Domestic violence support organisations predict rise in demand

May 1, 2020

Organisations aiding victims of domestic violence are preparing for an increase in calls, as Australian states begin to ease coronavirus restrictions.

The Sydney Opera House. Photo: Nasya Bahfen

States lift some coronavirus-related restrictions

April 29, 2020

New South Wales joins Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory in lifting some coronavirus-related restrictions

The REIQ has launched a campaign against the State Government’s renter protection laws. Photo by Rent Realties, Flikr.

Landlords may forgive but will they forget?

April 24, 2020

OPINION: While the State Government’s backflip on renter protection laws is welcome news to thousands of outraged Queensland property owners, landlords may not simply forgive and forget

Skye Herbett is a 14-year-old Sunshine Coast wakeboarding star. Photo by Rebecca Mugridge

Coast teen rides waves of success

April 15, 2020

The water fans out in a perfect blue arc as the young wakeboarder at Bli Bli Aquapark lands an exit at...

Art therapy can help during the Covid-19 lockdown. Photo by Brooke Festa

Art therapy: a way to cope

April 15, 2020

As we walk through this pandemic as a global collective, artistic mediums and creative outlets seem to be the one thing connecting us

Rikki was inspired to have a graduation for her friend after seeing other events being held in-game in response to coronavirus cancellations. Screenshot by Rikki Ocampos

New Horizons for those on lockdown

April 15, 2020

Across the globe, millions of people are waking up to their very own island paradise. Each day consists...

Dr Garry Bright claims to have developed two life-changing technologies. Photo from Maplestreet Vet via YouTube.

Vet’s COVID-19 cure claims put down

April 9, 2020

A vet claims to have created two life-changing technologies that can cure and diagnose coronavirus. But experts are not convinced

Al Wood, left with some of his staff, is experiencing the biggest customer increase as people stock up on survival supplies. Image supplied

Selfish shoppers create supply shortage

April 8, 2020

Shopkeepers say the fear around Covid-19 is a safety issue as people are revealing “selfish” and violent behaviours toward staff and other shoppers

A scene from The Tribe, the 1990s cult hit. Photo courtesy of Cloud 9 Screen Entertainment Group

A look into the future, from the past

April 7, 2020

Evangeline Bryce interviews the creator of 1990s sci-fi TV classic The Tribe and finds some eerie similarities with the world today

Crystal Methamphetamine.
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Australia’s ice epidemic: Worrying new statistics released

March 27, 2020

a recent report from the Australian Crime Intelligence Commission paints a concerning picture about the continual growth of ice use in Australia

Andre Nassiri’s story on Africa’s “poster child”, which won the Best Text-based Story by an Undergraduate, “demonstrated real nerve in the gathering process and went beyond what could have been an easy synthesis of prior reporting”.

Capel-Stanley wins Journalism Student of the Year

December 5, 2019

The 2019 Ossie Award winners, showcasing Australia’s best student journalism, have been announced during...

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.