Clippings

News articles published in print and online. Use squares below to navigate and click on any article for a larger version.

Stringy was there to help - Former logger handy in any emergency situation - Published in the Daily Mercury December 15, 2018
Published in the Daily Mercury December 15, 2018
Solar tuktuk impresses kids - Published in the Daily Mercury December 15, 2018
Published in the Daily Mercury December 15, 2018
Sexual diseases on the rise, written by Heidi Petith.
Published in the Daily Mercury December 20, 2018
Farmer's fruit and vegetable crop ruined by heavy rain - Published in the Daily Mercury December 13, 2018
Published in the Daily Mercury December 13, 2018
Published in the Daily Mercury December 13, 2018
New boss for Mackay Tourism - Published in the Daily Mercury December 13, 2018
Published in the Daily Mercury December 13, 2018
School's new performing arts centre on track - Published in the Daily Mercury December 12, 2018
Published in the Daily Mercury December 12, 2018
Mental health message ahead of festive season - Published in the Daily Mercury December 11, 2018
Published in the Daily Mercury December 11, 2018
Redlands boxer wins after a tough night in the ring - Published online by the Redland City Bulletin May 11, 2018
Published online by the Redland City Bulletin May 11, 2018

Online articles

Articles making use of online technology including embedding posts, hyperlinks, video, audio and social media.

Will vegans outnumber meat-eaters?

No longer a fringe movement, the growing number of vegans include Australia’s former fast-bowler, Jason Gillespie. They’re making their case and corporations are paying attention.

Vegan activists stop pig truck

Animal activists from Brisbane travel to the South Burnett Region to “bear witness” and “raise awareness” at the largest pig slaughterhouse in the southern hemisphere.

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Court & Council

Council committee still undecided on library plans

The future of Ipswich’s libraries remains in limbo as councillors on the City Management, Finance and Community Engagement Committee squabbled over two strategic directions yesterday.

Mum gets violent to prevent child services phone call

A woman swung a bat at her partner’s mother because she threatened to call the Department of Child Services, the Ipswich Magistrates Court heard yesterday.

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Radio

Remembrance Day – Special Feature Radio Story – Brisbane Focus

Tomorrow’s Remembrance Day commemorates the centenary of the armistice that would end World War I.

In 1918, at the strike of the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the guns fell silent on the Western Front.

The war claimed more than 60,000 Australian lives with a further 156,000 wounded, gassed, or imprisoned by the enemy.

They had keenly answered their Great British Empire’s call to arms after she declared war with Germany on the 4th of August, 1914.

They believed it would be an overseas adventure, to return as victors by Christmas.

In this special feature story, Heidi Petith reports how the bloody reality shattered the romanticism of war throughout the fledgling Commonwealth, particularly in Queensland.

WARNING: This story contains the names of deceased Aboriginal people.

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