Tag Archives: queensland

Save our wildlife: Stop the Toad


The Cane Toad is listed under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (1999) as being a threat to the survival, abundance, or evolutionary development of native species in Australia due to their rapid spread and negative impact on native wildlife. 

Council updates for Castle Hill

TAKE THE HIGH ROAD: Townsville's Castle Hill. Image Source: movetotownsville.com.au

JCNN’s Sophie Dillon caught up with local residents on Castle Hill to find out what they want updated and changed on the hill.

Uni Club Hosts First JCU Poetry Slam

JCU held its inaugural Poetry Slam CREDIT: http://ndsmcobserver.com/

Exchange student Julia Dunn held a poetry slam last Thursday night in a James Cook University first.  By Jemma Boisen The Uni Club created history last Thursday night by holding a poetry slam, organised by American exchange student Julia Dunn. Julia, an environmental education major, said that poetry

Local Talent Showcased in New Museum Exhibitions

ROADKILL RESURRECTION: Immortalising the victims of our roads and highways.
Photo by Gabi Sturman

Colourful art installations and creatively crafted sculptures are on display at the Museum of Tropical Queensland. By Leilani Waters

Workplace Flexibility Key for Youths


By Domanii Cameron   Workplace flexibility may be the key in  helping youths find employment, particularly students.   Following the Federal Government’s decision to cut youth welfare in the 2014-2015 Budget, workplaces are being urged to consider students and prospective

JCU Without an Indigenous Representative


By Domanii Cameron   The Queensland State Government has failed to give James Cook University any reason as to why an Indigenous Representative was not appointed to the University’s Council.   It is the first time in almost 20 years