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For our final episode of The Source News 2022…

We’ll be taking a closer look at mental health in Australia. From exploring how the criminal justice system treats mentally compromised defendants to discussing the lack of mental health services available to young adults, we’re unwrapping a massive package you don’t want to miss. Dive deeper with us as we also investigate the state of men’s mental health, and what organizations are doing to help.


Today, the 25th of August on The Source News…

We discuss the MATE program tackling domestic violence and encouraging bystander awareness, Merrimac High School’s STEAM Academy, The Gold Coast’s mental health crisis and the upcoming Crafted Beer and Wine festival!


Today, the 18th of August on the Source News…

On our special sport edition of The Source News we take a look at the elite level of international tennis and how the mental pressures of the game are affecting players and grass-root attitudes; we’ll take a dive into FINA’s trans ban on the back of Aussie success at the 2022 Commonwealth Games and hear about local surfer’s mission to calm troubled waters.


Today, the 11th of August on The Source News…

We take a close look at the construction industry and how supply and labour shortages are impacting people building their dream homes and the building companies themselves. In local news, we find out more about community concerns around the increasing number of licensed venues in Pimpama, and we get a sneak peek into what runners can expect in the upcoming Stop Trafficking 5k.


Today, the 4th of August, on The Source News…

We’ll cover how burnout is affecting those in the hospitality industry; hear about the experiences of women in STEM; inform you about how the modern pentathlon is evolving as we look ahead to the 2032 Brisbane Olympic Games; and gain further insight into the challenges refugees face trying to access disability services in Australia. We’ll also be speaking with Maddy Eggins who will give people an insight into the burgeoning global film industry in Queensland. Finally, with the Commonwealth Games well underway in Birmingham, we’ll be hearing from the people about whether Australia should remain a part of the British monarchy or become an independent republic.


The Source is a seasonal news and current affairs program, produced by students of Griffith University’s School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science.

In 2022, The Source broadcasts on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5- 5.30pm; the series begins Thursday August 4th.

Tune in each week to hear the best of journalism and radio production from Griffith University’s The Source.

Find out more via The Source News Website.

Previous Programs


1 Sep 2022, 5:39pm

1 Sep 2022, 5:39pm The Source News – 1 September 2022

30 Aug 2022, 5:37pm

30 Aug 2022, 5:37pm The Source News – 30 August 2022

25 Aug 2022, 5:39pm

25 Aug 2022, 5:39pm The Source News – 25 August 2022

23 Aug 2022, 5:40pm

23 Aug 2022, 5:40pm The Source News – 23 August 2022

18 Aug 2022, 5:36pm

18 Aug 2022, 5:36pm The Source News – 18 August 2022

16 Aug 2022, 5:40pm

16 Aug 2022, 5:40pm The Source News – 16 August 2022

11 Aug 2022, 5:36pm

11 Aug 2022, 5:36pm The Source News – 11 August 2022

9 Aug 2022, 5:35pm

9 Aug 2022, 5:35pm The Source News – 9 August 2022

4 Aug 2022, 5:37pm

4 Aug 2022, 5:37pm The Source News – 4 August 2022

14 Oct 2021, 5:39pm

14 Oct 2021, 5:39pm The Source News – 14 October 2021

12 Oct 2021, 5:38pm

12 Oct 2021, 5:38pm The Source News – 12 October 2021

7 Oct 2021, 5:38pm

7 Oct 2021, 5:38pm The Source News – 7 October 2021

5 Oct 2021, 5:37pm

5 Oct 2021, 5:37pm The Source News – 5 October 2021

30 Sep 2021, 5:38pm

30 Sep 2021, 5:38pm The Source News – 30 September 2021

28 Sep 2021, 5:36pm

28 Sep 2021, 5:36pm The Source News – 28 September 2021

23 Sep 2021, 5:37pm

23 Sep 2021, 5:37pm The Source News – 23 September 2021

21 Sep 2021, 5:36pm

21 Sep 2021, 5:36pm The Source News – 21 September 2021

16 Sep 2021, 5:37pm

16 Sep 2021, 5:37pm The Source News – 16 September 2021

15 Sep 2021, 10:17am

15 Sep 2021, 10:17am The Source News – 15 September 2021