Category Archives: Local News

Oak Valley Community and Wildlife Carers band together to protect wallabies


Local residents and wildlife carers in Oak Valley are on the look out for a group of men who have been deliberately running over wallabies in the suburb.

JCU scientists develop new drug to treat head trauma


JCU scientists are developing a new drug to treat trauma on city streets and in the battlefield.  They are working with the U.S. Military to develop the first drug to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI).

JCU Car Park Complaints: Make it Formal!


James Cook University (JCU) officials are saying students need to make formal complaints about the lack of on-campus parking before something can be done about it.

Anneke Silver’s Studio: Where her love for the tropics is transformed into art

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Ron McBurnie: Etcher, Drawer, Printmaker

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by Patch Clapp   Ron McBurnie is one of Townsville’s pioneer printmakers. He also etches and draws, and is one of the artists featured in the ““Celebrating Townsville” exhibition currently on at Umbrella Studio contemporary art. Click here for video

Lucy T. Smith: Botanical Artist


Townsville has once again exported a marvellously talented person into fame through their love for art and the teachings of James Cook University lecturers.