Five Griffith University academics have been recognised for their role in boosting the Gold Coast economy by attracting conferences to the city.
After Newcastle forward Alex McKinnon’s neck was broken in a lifting tackle in March, some commentators and parents have questioned whether rugby is just too dangerous to safely play. Griffith Health Institute's Professor Peter Milburn looks at the issue.
Today marks exactly four years until the opening ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
They’re the giants of Australian sport – and if you’ve suspected rugby players are getting bigger, you’re right. But while stronger, bulkier bodies might have more entertainment value, the focus on girth and force is holding back the sport, writes Professor Peter Milburn.