The Junction


USC, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

The University of the Sunshine Coast offers a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) degree.

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A woman jumping up in the air

Young dragon takes on the world

USC, Rhys Cox
June 18, 2024
A vintage photo of a group of people posing for the camera

Jardine family’s brutal QLD history

USC, Sunny Feiler-Clark
June 4, 2024
A sign on the side of a fence

Colonial past of a deadly road

USC, Tiffany Torrie
May 20, 2024
A man holding a sign posing for the camera

Murdering Creek Road’s wretched history

USC, Georgia Whiteley
May 20, 2024
A group of people on a beach near a body of water

Map technology helps mangrove conservation 

USC, Samantha Robinson
April 17, 2024
Catholic priest in a garden

From desperation to devotion

USC, Emily Obst
November 2, 2023
A group of people standing on a stage posing for the camera

Real estate agent driven to succeed

USC, Isabella Sciortino
October 3, 2023
A man and a woman sitting on a table

Publisher fires up the revolution

USC, Michelle Birrell
September 29, 2023
A woman sitting in front of a store

Dark den a warm shelter for gamers

USC, Deaghlan Kealey
September 29, 2023
A close up of a street sign hanging from a pole

Boundary Street’s segregated past

USC, Ellen Hill
August 16, 2023

Jazz in the Park is music to local ears

USC, Breanna Medcalfe
November 23, 2022

Mooloolah River cruise enters third decade

USC, Mathew Channer
November 23, 2022
U.S. Kids Golf Australian Open

Eyes on the prize for young golfers

USC, Lily McDougall
November 23, 2022
A person standing posing for the camera

Parents take a stand against knife crime

USC, Charlie Shelley, Brielle Smith and Lucy Bowden
November 7, 2022
A woman painting a picturea room

Artist finds inspiration in layers of life

USC, Maite Sajovic
September 20, 2022
A man standing next to a horse

Actor-chef finds ‘everything makes a stock’

USC, Rosemary Dittmar
September 19, 2022
A group of people sitting at a table

Artist from behind the Horizon

USC, Lone Saetre
September 1, 2022
Stop sexual assault. Image sourced from 2ser.

Sexual assault statistics skyrocket

USC, Sarah Assink
July 11, 2022
Queensland’s youth crime crisis

Queensland’s youth crime crisis

USC, Starr Mackie
July 11, 2022
The Greens candidate for Fairfax, Sue Etheridge, meets with a voter at the Fishermans Road Markets

Climate action the real election winner

USC, Claudia Thorp
June 11, 2022
Labors candidate for Fairfax is Sue Ferguson. (Photo by ALP)

Ferguson focuses on Fairfax change

USC, Jett Hanna
May 17, 2022
The Greens candidate for Fairfax, Sue Etheridge, meets with a voter at the Fishermans Road Markets

Just Call Me Sue

USC, Ciaran Nix
May 17, 2022
An Ali France campaign billboard at Westfield Northlakes

Speechless in key battle

USC, Claudia Thorp
May 13, 2022
Tim Hollo and Andrew Braddock, ACT Legislative Assembly Member for Yerrabi, at the Conservation Council Forum

The Renaissance man in a Vinnie’s suit

USC, Allison Ballard
May 9, 2022
On the road with Longman Labor candidate Rebecca Fanning

Fanning fights for Longman

USC, Starr Mackie
May 8, 2022
Andrew McLean says
the time for voting conservatively is over

Green passion runs high in Hinkler

USC, Patricia McIntosh
May 6, 2022
Terry Young is aiming for another three years in Longman

Young sets out his stall for second term

USC, Kinta Walsh-Cotton
May 4, 2022
Find a seat at the Fairfax table

Find a seat at the Fairfax table

USC, Ciaran Nix and Sasha Scullion
April 26, 2022

Disability no obstacle to chasing adventure together

USC, Tracy Darin, Ashley Rehm, Lilly Harman
December 9, 2021

Ironman hopeful rides the waves

USC, Sophie Stuart, Ella Bradford
November 30, 2021

The business of horses and healing

USC, Dakota Brown, Samantha Byrne, April Lakin
November 30, 2021

Sophie gets back on the horse

USC, Nykayla Dux
November 24, 2021

Beverly Kills: creation of a drag diva

USC, Micah Carswell, Mackenzie Williams, Jett Hanna
November 24, 2021
Paul Wood with bee hive

Bees find defenders in the suburbs

USC, Catherine Wilkinson
November 12, 2021
Kayleigh Marven performing on stage in 2018

Opera role of a lifetime put on hold

USC, Alanah Stock
September 15, 2021
Third career move ... Former newsreader Jo Palmer marks a year in Tasmanian politics.

Anniversary completes transformation

USC, Ally Millen
September 14, 2021
tia gostelow singing

Gostelow glows in Chrysalis debut show

USC, Kirralee Livingstone
August 3, 2021
Rant creator Faith Thurnwald holding a copy of the only print edition of Rant. Photo: Louise Nilsson

Feminist magazine has online rebirth

USC, Louise Nilsson
May 31, 2021
This view from Ocean Street, Maroochydore  is not dissimilar to some of the quieter areas on the Gold Coast. Photo: Chris Nyeste

Sunshine Coast’s red-hot housing market hits tipping point

USC, Mia Ludwig, Chris Nyeste, Louise Nilsson
May 26, 2021
There has been a decline of sharks since the implementation of the Shark Control Program, demonstrating a depletion of shark populations over the past half a century.

Shark program nets more critics

USC, Shandyn Lameree
May 20, 2021
Artist Jordyn Burnett By  @___jo__rdyn___, Instagram

Home is where the art is

USC, Tom Palmer
April 21, 2021
Creativity found in a jail cell ... Odessa Mahony-de Vries

Painter suffers for her art

USC, Janaya Kindma
April 20, 2021
General practitioner and USC assistant investigator Peter de Wet says having a variety of vaccine options is important in ensuring every Australian can get vaccinated

Australia’s next coronavirus vaccine

USC, Nathan Jones
April 20, 2021

Skateboarder turns insults into motivation

USC, Quincy Quilantang
November 19, 2020
The “street community” faces prejudice on a daily basis

Counselling homeless in fight for survival

USC, Zarsha Merlo
November 2, 2020
The cigarette aesthetic is still appealing to the post-millennial generation despite endless amounts of education telling them that smoking kills. Picture: Unsplash, Caroline Hernandez

Get your cigarette away from me

USC, Hannah Turner
November 2, 2020
Revenge porn stigma exposes issues for victims

Revenge porn stigma exposes issues for victims

USC, Shea Dawson, Juliette Sauvage and Frazer Ramsden
October 30, 2020
Brian Bakes says pensioners, single parents and rough sleepers are the most likely customers at his low-cost grocery store

Funding food relief in tough times

USC, Georgia Beard
October 26, 2020
Cheers or tears? Counselling and support services have received more requests for help this year due to COVID

Drying out after lockdown

USC, Tom Palmer
October 20, 2020
Twenty-one years after being adopted as a baby, Jordan Miletic calls his foster carer “Mum”

Carers foster life-long bond

USC, Shandyn Lameree
October 16, 2020
Grom session: Children in the Juiced Up Groms program are outside and having fun

Disconnect to reconnect

USC, Eddie Franklin
October 15, 2020
Shelby Rooks is part of the Onlyfans platform, performing requests for subscribers

Body of work builds social platform success

USC, Sasha Scullion
October 14, 2020
Laurel House team leader Kerinda Camilleri said the charity needs more resources to be able to employ after-hours counsellors

Police push for late-night assault counselling

USC, Frazer Ramsden
September 30, 2020
Make it stop: Young men are learning violent behaviours towards women as young as four years old.

Advocates call for end to domestic violence

USC, Juliette Sauvage
September 29, 2020
Influencer Brooke Styles celebrates gaining a million followers

A million shades of TikTok stardom

USC, Georgia Beard
September 21, 2020
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in 2017-18 two thirds of Australians over 18 were overweight or obese.

Australia battles with obesity

USC, Hannah Turner
June 10, 2020
Omelettes are a nutritious, filling and easy meal for any time of the day. Photo by Randolph Croft, Flickr

Perfect omelettes for lazy cooks

USC, Dani Sharp
May 8, 2020
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