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.
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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.
Court & Council
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.
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.
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.