Queensland Health backs new depression website

By Rob O'Brien A new website to support people with depression and alcohol problems has been launched in Brisbane. The website, called OnTrack and developed by a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) research team with funding from Queensland Health, will allow people free access to assistance.   It was launched by Queensland Parliamentary Secretary for Healthy […]

Women not getting recognition they deserve, says academic

By Rob O’Brien Women in government are being judged more on their appearances despite being better community representatives, a former federal politician and academic has said. Convenor of the fifth Women in Parliament conference, Dr Mary Crawford, from the Queensland University of Technology’s School of Management, said women parliamentarians are better at serving their constituents but […]

New corruption body needed for Qld transparency

By Rob O’Brien Queensland needs to re-establish an Electoral and Administrative Review Commission (EARC), including a parliamentary committee of oversight.   The disbanding in 1993 of one of the most important Fitzgerald Report reforms was a mistake that should be reversed, a justice expert form the Queensland UniversIty of Technology (QUT) has said. "We need a process […]

Researcher goes on hunt for innovation secrets

By Rob O'Brien A Queensland University of Technology researcher is embarking on a global hunt for the secrets to innovation through tracking down some of the world's brightest sparks. Creative Industries researcher and Vice Chancellor's Fellowship recipient Ruth Bridgstock will travel the world to pick the brains of internationally recognised innovators in science, technology, and the […]


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