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Sustainability StoriesEXPLORE ALL

Why is it so hard to create change?

Why is it so hard to create change?

Sarah Richards

https://soundcloud.com/sarah-richards-142707158/why-is-it-so-hard-to-create-change Australia currently ranks 37th in progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Our low ranking is a result of our poor environmental initiatives. So, ... Read More

Interview with 45__51 – Fighting Fast Fashion

Interview with 45__51 – Fighting Fast Fashion

Cecilie Hammer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMXY9n6UeNE&feature=youtu.be Read More

The Sustainability Swap Project

The Sustainability Swap Project

Priya Shah

VLOG: https://youtu.be/ekm5yC9L1x4 Sustainability Swap Instagram Account https://www.instagram.com/sustainabilityswap/ Instagram Story:   Testimonials:   Read More

Experience Your Vision

Experience Your Vision

Grace Eldridge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjEXgOTI_SA Please watch in HD. Read More

The Sustainability Edit: Pet Ownership

The Sustainability Edit: Pet Ownership

Emily Lynch

I can't imagine life without my pets, I imagine you can't either. As we are becoming increasingly more aware of our changing environment and conscious ... Read More

A Wish from the Earth, a Change from Its Inhabitants

A Wish from the Earth, a Change from Its Inhabitants

Sherrish Serafinna Tanudirdjo

  Music can speak beyond languages, moving hearts and souls from different backgrounds. I wrote this in hopes of creating a song that encourages sustainability ... Read More

Project Period. UQ

Project Period. UQ

Naomi Lewis

Periods. They are the once a month occurrence that sees us heading to the shops and reaching for the products we need to get on ... Read More

UQ in the South BurnettEXPLORE ALL

The Secret Life of Duboisia

The Secret Life of Duboisia

Makenna Baily

The South Burnett Region boasts the largest proportion of the world's Duboisia, yet it remains one of Australia's most well-kept secrets. Read more about the ... Read More

Wildlife Rescuers Suffer in the Drought

Wildlife Rescuers Suffer in the Drought

Rachael Rosel

Full-time wildlife rescuers Kayleen England and Col Newson are pushing through the worst conditions they've ever seen. Read the story here. Read More

When It Rains, It Rains Dollars: Combatting the Drought in Regional Queensland

When It Rains, It Rains Dollars: Combatting the Drought in Regional Queensland

Daisy Siddall

The ongoing drought is causing Queensland’s farmers untold concern, but South Burnett locals remain stoic and optimistic.  Peter Angel’s cattle farm has been in the ... Read More

The Ration Shed: The Heart of Cherbourg

The Ration Shed: The Heart of Cherbourg

Makenna Baily

The Ration Shed Museum celebrated its 15th Birthday earlier this month on the 4th of October.  Located in the heart of Cherbourg, the cultural and historical ... Read More

Local artist and youth tasked with reclaiming Murgon public spaces

Local artist and youth tasked with reclaiming Murgon public spaces

Dante Aloni

Watch the video HERE Local Indigenous artist, Kane Brunjes, has been tasked with reclaiming and reshaping Murgon's public spaces. Working alongside youth volunteers, Kane's work ... Read More

Animal rescue services run off their feet in the South Burnett

Animal rescue services run off their feet in the South Burnett

Ted Roker

Wildlife is on the move and that's what makes this time of year trauma season on our roads. Animal rescue services are working night and ... Read More

Calls for More Mental Health Funding in Queensland’s Rural Areas

Calls for More Mental Health Funding in Queensland’s Rural Areas

Ted Roker

In drought hit Queensland, rain is not the only thing in short supply. It can take weeks to access mental health support in Queensland’s rural ... Read More

$3 million footpath to connect Murgon and Cherbourg: Road to resistance or pathway to peace?

$3 million footpath to connect Murgon and Cherbourg: Road to resistance or pathway to peace?

Makenna Baily

Earlier this year, the Australian Government announced $3 million in funding to develop a footpath connecting the communities of Murgon and Cherbourg, but the project ... Read More

The Hidden Cultural Hub of the South Burnett

The Hidden Cultural Hub of the South Burnett

Chelsea Clark

Wondai is one of the many small Queensland towns that has been left off the Google Street View trail for the last ten years. Google ... Read More

Murgon PCYC’s Byte Nite continues despite lack of formal funding

Murgon PCYC’s Byte Nite continues despite lack of formal funding

Rachael Rosel

Murgon PCYC’s fortnightly Byte Nite has no plans of slowing down despite unpredictable funding. Police Sergeant Rene Boyd, manager of the South Burnett PCYC, said ... Read More

Media PlatformsEXPLORE ALL

Danish eco-art: The Forgotten Giants

Danish eco-art: The Forgotten Giants

Copenhagen, Denmark- a city known as one of the greenest, happiest, and fashionable places on earth has its reasons why the country is so loved by their people and visitors who have visited the country. I was one of them- the six months that I lived in Copenhagen is still ... Read More

UQ Field TripsEXPLORE ALL

The Youth Testament in India

The Youth Testament in India

Claire Norton

Religion is an ancient part of Indian culture. Join UQ in Jaipur reporter Claire Norton, as she investigates the young ... Read More

Abandoned by the highway

Abandoned by the highway

Claire Norton

Travelling from Brisbane to Jaipur, a comedy of errors led our journalism group to discover the magnificent country side of ... Read More

Windows into Jakarta – a photo essay

Windows into Jakarta – a photo essay

Timothy Swanston

35mm. f2.5 1/1600. Jordan McMullen works on his piece early in the morning, preparing for the big day ahead. 35mm. ... Read More

Colourful fresh produce highlights vibrant local culture

Colourful fresh produce highlights vibrant local culture

Justin Lillecrapp

The local markets in Depok are a maze of alleyways and muddied pathways. Rows of shack-like structures stand side by ... Read More