Courage shines in inspirational tales If you are looking for inspirational stories to read as we head into the new year, you might want to check out these 11 books that tell the stories of ordinary people who have succeeded in the face of adversity. Books from Billy Connolly, Dick Smith, Sonny Bill Williams and […]
Walk among the tingle trees
If only trees could talk. Imagine the tales the ancient giant tingle trees in the Walpole-Nornalup National Park could tell. King Charles I of England, who ruled from 1625 to 1649, was a pup about the time many…
Remembering the Titanic
It was difficult to imagine tonight what must have been going through the minds of people on board the Titanic on that fateful night on April 14/15 exactly 100 years ago. Sitting in my cabin at 11.40 pm tonight as…
Chance find leads to nursing degree
Was it serendipity or clever marketing that played a part in Devika Gaundar’s choice to study for a nursing degree at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ)? The Fijian resident knew she wanted…
Nursing academic joins Fraser Coast campus
From a macho teenager who initially thumbed his nose at nursing, Clint Moloney has come a long way. He is now an associate professor in the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) School of Nursing…
Natural law deems study buddies friends for life
Stephanie Bayley and Louese McConnell are destined to be friends for life. If a friendship lasts longer than seven years, it will last a lifetime, according to sociologist Gerald Mollenhorst…
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