Entries by Cam Jackson

Volunteers needed for possible Ross River Virus treatment

There is no known vaccine or cure for Ross River Virus – a mosquito-borne virus that causes those who’ve been infected to suffer fever, rash and join pains. Currently, people who’ve been infected are simply given anti-inflammatories and corticosteroids to help manage the pain, but hopes for actually eliminating the virus from their system are […]

Motorists warned of traffic changes this weekend for Currumbin cycling event

Be prepared for major traffic delays this Sunday 29 October if you’re travelling around Currumbin, Currumbin Waters, Palm Beach and Elanora. The Cycling Australia Masters Road National Championships are being held in the area which will see complete road closures, or intermittent vehicle access between 5am and 6pm. The closed-road race is an 18.7km loop […]

First ABC News bulletin in sign language tonight 5pm QLD

Can’t hear what the newsreader is saying? Not a problem. For the first time, ABC News has partnered with Vicdeaf to broadcast tonight’s 6pm national television news bulletin (5pm QLD time) in Auslan – Australian Sign Language, the national language of the Australian Deaf community. The special broadcast coincides with National Week of Deaf People. […]

Census shows influx of Aussies moving to Queensland

Aussies are leaving the other states in droves to move to Queensland. The latest census data showed the sunshine state was the top destination for ‘internal migration’ across the country, with 220,000 people moving here between 2011 and 2016 – including 144,000 in the 12 months leading up to census night. The data showed most […]