Entries by Jocelyn Watts

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Muttaburrasaurus: The dinosaur people dig

Muttaburrasaurus langdoni has been voted as Queensland’s state fossil emblem. The plant-eating dinosaur was discovered in 1963 and named after the Central Queensland town of Muttaburra, the hometown of Jocelyn’s father, William C. Scott. Read on to find out why “Mutt” has been declared Queensland’s official state fossil, and what you can see in Muttaburra. […]

Aromatherapy For Beginners: What is it?

Aromatherapy enhances your wellbeing Aromatherapy is an ancient method of using the sense of smell to promote feelings of calmness, balance, peace, and harmony in peoples’ lives. However, it was not until the 1920s that it got this name as we know it today. Aromatherapy uses essential oils to enhance a therapeutic feeling in your […]

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Mental Health Awareness: Suicide in the news

October is Mental Health Awareness Month and with it comes a flurry of stories on suicide in the news. This is an important time to talk about suicide prevention, and also how suicide affects families, friends, and communities. In this article, I’m sharing some words from ABC’s chief online political writer Annabel Crabb that tell […]

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Meet Kim Guseli from Botanical Skincare Lab

Kim’s botanical skincare: eco-friendly, vegan, sustainable Looking for something new to treat your skin? Meet Kim Guseli of Hervey Bay, Queensland, who has just released her first range of sustainable, vegan, eco-friendly skincare products under the label Botanical Skincare Lab. Kim talks with JOCELYN MAGAZINE about her new venture and what inspired her to become […]

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Colours of Australia Exhibition

A Stitch in Time: Capturing the Colours of Australia When most people think of Australia, they imagine the bright red outback or the blue water of the Great Barrier Reef. While these holiday hotspots are popular for their vibrant colours, there are so many other hues to see in this great country. The Colours of […]

Whale Watching for Citizen Scientists

Join the fun of whale watching and citizen science Attention citizen scientists! Now’s your chance to join the fun of collecting data while out whale watching and helping researchers better understand our world. Don’t know what citizen science is? Citizen science is the new way for people to get involved in science and make their […]

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Maryborough Open Gardens

Sneak peek at Maryborough Open Gardens If you love gardens, then you won’t want to miss the annual Maryborough Open Gardens event, held each year in late August. From traditional gardens to those with a more modern twist, the event is a rare opportunity for visitors to see some of the best private gardens in […]