Entries by Carla Tooma

First look at Aussie cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will officially open at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre this Saturday with a red carpet gala to mark its Australian premiere, after a lengthy preview season. Melbourne is the third city worldwide to welcome the play, which is presented in two parts and is the eighth story in the Harry Potter […]

Emerging female local artists to showcase works at Coolangatta

Four local female artists will showcase their work at an upcoming group exhibition at the Level Up Studio + Gallery in Coolangatta. Owlet (aka Cara Sanders), Rebecca Cunningham, Aimee Moy and Natalie Popovski will explore the spirit of Australia in the Under the Milky Way exhibit, which opens to the public this Thursday. Using distinct […]

WATCH: Locals urged to sign up for Melanoma March

Starting from The Strand at Coolangatta on Sunday 3 March, you can join as individuals, corporate teams, families or friendship groups to walk the 4km round circuit between The Strand and Point Danger to raise funds and awareness for a cure for melanoma.

New data reveals childhood cancer burden in Australia

While childhood cancer incidence rates are on the rise in Australia, mortality rates have decreased by 38 per cent over the last two decades, new Cancer Council Queensland figures show. The latest data from the Australian Childhood Cancer Registry, which is independently managed and funded by Cancer Council Queensland, has been released for International Childhood […]

Library with free books pops up on Surfers Paradise beach

More than 10,000 books are expected to be released into the hands of Gold Coast locals and tourists with the Somerset Storyfest Beach Library popping up on Surfers Paradise beach from today. From Friday 8 February to 24 February, 10am to 5pm daily, visitors will be able to pick up a complimentary new or previously […]