The Junction

Influencer Brooke Styles celebrates gaining a million followers

A million shades of TikTok stardom

September 21, 2020

After sculpting her social media career for six years, Brooke Styles is well-versed in the art of influencing

Long distance relationships and flights continue to be grounded as COVID-19 remains a problem around the world. Photo: Courtesy Dyana Wing So/Unsplash

COVID-19 tough on long distance relationships

September 15, 2020

The coronavirus travel ban has put an end to reunions for couples in long distance relationships that ...

DRU’s animal sanctuary has approximately 30 acres of land where ‘residents’ can spend their days in comfort. Photo: Courtesy Emily Daly

Animal Rescue Sanctuary Opens Gates to Public

August 24, 2020

COVID-19 has affected industries in many different ways, with many facing an uncertain future, but one ...

Ekka@Loreto was created as a fun day for students and staff and featured farm-themed free dress. Photo: Courtesy Loreto College Coorparoo

Schools take COVID-safe approach to fundraising

August 18, 2020

School communities around the South East are having to come up with new and unusual ways to raise vital funds and generate community support thanks to the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemi...

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in 2017-18 two thirds of Australians over 18 were overweight or obese.

Australia battles with obesity

June 10, 2020

Australians are becoming larger and increasingly unhealthy, with the country’s obesity-related deaths also rising.

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...

University student journalism from Australia, NZ and the Pacific.