This year’s Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) Independence Expo attracted more interest than usual due to the spinal cord injury suffered by NRL Newcastle Knights player Alex McKinnon two weeks ago. Rachel Worsley reports.
Preparing for Christmas takes on a whole new dimension when families have to also take care of loved ones with dementia. So what are families doing about it? Rachel Worsley reports.
Keeping Quiet on the Christmas Front
Science Ministers condemn cut to science ministry
Published 23rd September 2013, for Stackd Magazine.
Science left out of Abbott Cabinet
Published 23 September 2013 for Reportage Online.
Protesters opposed to Industrialisation on the Great Barrier Reef
Rapid industrialisation on the Great Barrier Reef will be a critical factor for many Queenslanders voting in this Federal Election. Rachel Worsley finds out more from the people and the politicians.
Published 30 August 2013. Part of Reportage Online’s Federal Election Coverage, specialising in Queensland. I was also interviewed by community radio station 2ser 107.3FM on this article: http://www.2ser.com/component/k2/item/5041-what-politicians-are-thinking-about-the-great-barrier-reef
The KAP, the PUP and the Queensland Vote
Will the Katter Australia Party and the Palmer United Party have any impact on the Queensland vote? As Queenslanders go to the polls in today’s federal election, Rachel Worsley looks at these two Queensland-based minor parties.
Published 7 September 2013, Election Day 2013, as part of Reportage Online’s Federal Election Coverage, specialising in Queensland.
Kevin Rudd Saves Labor’s Electoral Furniture in Queensland
Queensland has surprised many political experts this election, with the predicted wipeout of the Labor Party failing to materialise. But in the Senate, Queensland may become a melting pot for the political centre and far-right. Rachel Worsley looks at the federal election results from Queensland.
Published 9 September 2013, part of the Federal Election Coverage for Reportage Online, specialising in Queensland.
Rural Queenslanders See Hope in Greens Rural Mental Health Plan
A $550 million plan by the Australian Greens that addresses mental health services in rural and regional Australia may provide some hope for rural Queenslanders. Rachel Worsley reports.
Published August 2013, as part of the Reportage Online Federal Election Coverage, specialising in state coverage of Queensland.
Vibration Advertising Inside Your Head
Advertising took an innovative leap forward when a German firm trialed advertising via train windows using cutting edge bone conduction technology. But what do Australian consumers think, and is it an invasion of privacy? Rachel Worsley reports.
Published August 2013