COMMENT: Coal or Coral?

COMMENT: Coal or Coral?

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Journalist

September 11, 2017

When people think of Australia, I guarantee you that one of the first things that comes to mind is the Great Barrier Reef. Now in its second year of serious coral bleaching, I would think our Government would be putting protective measures in place to keep us from losing an Australian icon. Instead,...

Beach volleyball heats up at Surfers Paradise

Beach volleyball heats up at Surfers Paradise

Tasha Leov, Staff reporter

October 5, 2015

There was stiff competition for the ECU beach volleyball team yesterday on the second day of the Australian University Games. Nicole Glossop and Claire Wheeler from the women's pair started the day with an intense match against the University of Melbourne. Melbourne dominated the first set, leaving...

Australia joins global attempt to break superhero world record

Australia joins global attempt to break superhero world record

Jacob Landsmeer, Staff Writer

April 20, 2015

Australian superhero fans have gathered at Movie World in Gold Coast, Queensland as part of a world record attempt. Fans gathered worldwide in an attempt set the record for the largest gathering of superhero characters within 24 hours. Here are some of the best photos from around the globe. Australia ha...

Coal is out and sustainable energy is in, has BHP wasted billions?

Experts say renewable energy is the way of the future

Madison Snow, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014

Australia’s struggling coal sector has brought in a new player, with BHP Billiton’s Caval Ridge coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin opening this week. Just last month BHP announced it would have to cut around 700 jobs in it’s Queensland coal operations due to difficult market conditions...

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