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Universities: Battle for the top brains

22 Mar 2011 | Reported by Lee Duffield

Bringing in the best ... In this first report in a two-part series, Lee Duffield looks at how Brisbane’s QUT has recruited talent overseas, to help get itself into the top league of research universities.

How “international” are our campuses?

How “international” are our campuses?

Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 6:13 pm | Reported by Lee Duffield

Lee Duffield discovers how sought-after young research students make out in Australia. Part two of a series …

Support for clean energy growing: survey

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 9:31 am | Reported by Catherine Tucker

A recent survey by Auspoll showed 85 per cent of rural respondents and 82 per cent of urban respondents want governments to make clean energy cheaper quicker.

Unhealthy waterways a cause for concern

Unhealthy waterways a cause for concern

Monday, October 25, 2010, 3:53 pm | Reported by Sebastian Sinclair

Conservationists say developers have been put on notice to improve south-east Queensland waterways.

Junk food as bad as heroin: ad producer

Junk food as bad as heroin: ad producer

Sunday, October 24, 2010, 8:44 am | Reported by Ellen-Maree Elliot

A producer has defended an advertisement to highlight the problem of childhood obesity that equates parents giving their children junk food to injecting them with heroin.

Financial downturn shaping jobseeker attitudes: recruiters

Financial downturn shaping jobseeker attitudes: recruiters

Sunday, October 24, 2010, 7:38 am | Reported by Tijana Jaksic

Some Australian recruiters say the way businesses handled the financial downturn is shaping jobseeker attitudes towards potential new employers.

Annual festival showcases multicultural Queensland

Annual festival showcases multicultural Queensland

Friday, October 22, 2010, 9:38 am | Reported by Jin Kok

Many people had a day of immersion into different cultures at the Queensland Multicultural Festival at the Roma Street Parklands in Brisbane’s CBD on Sunday, October 17.

Constitutional amendment sought for Indigenous community

Constitutional amendment sought for Indigenous community

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 2:30 pm | Reported by Olivia Noakes

A group of psychiatrists is petitioning for the right of Aboriginal people to be included in the federal constitution.

Residents furious over ruined road

Residents furious over ruined road

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 2:14 pm | Reported by Caitlin Adams

Residents of Brookfield, in Brisbane’s west, are in for another bout of roadworks after severe rains have ruined the newly upgraded Rafting Ground Road.

Australian tourism continues to decline

Australian tourism continues to decline

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 12:01 pm | Reported by Olivia Noakes

Europe is still suffering from the brutal effects of the Global Financial Crisis but Australian tourist dollars are helping.