Daily Archives: August 2010
Monday, August 30, 2010, 2:26 pm
Brisbane commuters now have the option of a peaceful train ride to work as Queensland Rail (QR) in a trial of ‘quiet carriages’ that began on August 24. In the three-month trial, the last carriage on all trains in Queensland’s south-east will be ‘silent zones’ and passengers will be prohibited from using mobile phones or music devices while using them.
Sunday, August 29, 2010, 5:34 pm
Women’s rights advocate Melinda Tankard Reist says sexualising young women and girls has created a climate where sexual harassment “seems to be permissible”. Meanwhile, the acting Commissioner for the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commission, Neroli Holmes, says sexual harassment is “just as common” but has a reported change in its nature.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 2:05 pm
An expert on voting behaviour and elections says the success of the Greens at last weekend’s federal election reflects a decrease of faith by voters in the two major parties.
Monday, August 23, 2010, 12:29 am
Residents’ prayers are finally being answered as North Lakes, one of the top three fastest growing areas in Australia, prepares itself for the development of a three building medical centre.