Daily News Roundup

by THURSDAY, March 21 A 13 year old boy, whose father and older brother were shot dead while praying alongside him in Christchurch’s  Al-Noor mosque last Friday has farewelled them at their funerals with a stark message. During the service, Zaid was […]

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by WEDNESDAY, March 20 Turkey’s ambassador to Australia has been summoned to the Prime Minister’s office after Turkey’s President criticised the Anzacs for their role in the Gallipoli campaign and threatened Australians and New Zealanders who visited his country. President Tayyip Erdogan […]

#SheReviews Hydra by Queensland Theatre

by Growing up with an English Mum, I was fed a steady diet of English literary classics and it was the great British novelists who inhabited my early years. Writers, to my young mind, were either from the United Kingdom or great […]

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by TUESDAY, March 19 PHOTO: Thelma Chiaka with medical staff after giving birth to four sons and two daughters.(Supplied: Facebook/Women’s Hospital of Texas) A Texas woman has given birth to sextuplets including two sets of twin boys and one set of twin […]

#Trashtag Challenge

by Australians have for decades embraced home-grown campaigns to clean up rubbish in parks, rivers, beaches and oceans in the quest to sustain our claim to being among the world’s most beautiful countries in the world. Millions of tonnes of public trash […]

#SheDiscovers What’s New This Week

by __________________________________ #SheSociety rounds up this week’s newest finds. The Lushington The Lushington is a 1920’s event hall in Brisbane, once used as a lodge for the Order of Buffaloes, which has been lovingly restored to create the perfect location to host […]

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by THURSDAY, March 14 US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has recommended that its entire global fleet of nearly 400 of its suspect 737 MAX aircraft be grounded, after evidence collected from Sunday’s fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash was seen by aviation authorities. The move by […]

Panic Attacks

by Panic attacks aren’t necessarily a reason to panic: they are your body’s way of responding to stress Panic attacks typically occur when a person is under stress. The stress can be physical, like being run down, or emotional, like a significant […]

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by WEDNESDAY, March 13 Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years’ jail for sexually abusing two choirboys when he was Catholic archbishop of Melbourne in the 1990s. Pell was found guilty by a jury last December of sexually abusing the […]

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by Tuesday, March 12 A last ditch attempt by UK Prime Minister Theresa May to get a workable Brexit agreement with the European Union may have succeeded. Mrs May said today she had clinched legally binding Brexit assurances from the EU which […]

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by Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes with ‘no survivors’ of 157 people aboard An Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi has crashed, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew members on board. Flight ET 302, a Boeing 737-800 MAX, […]

Maternity Leave Around The World

by For women worldwide, International Women’s Day celebrations today will again focus minds on paid parental leave aimed at enabling working parents to spend more time at home with a new baby in those vital early months. And while there has been […]

Meet Sydney Leroux

by One of America’s top women soccer players has become a world-wide Twitter sensation and hailed a “super mom” after returning to preseason training nearly six months pregnant. Canadian-born Sydney Leroux, 28, known as “Syd the Kid”, has won Olympic gold and the […]

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