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BRISBANE THEN: WHEN THE OLYMPICS BID BEGAN

Brisbane 2032 is officially official. It's happening. Secured by the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on a trip to Tokyo. But the river city's journey toward...

BRISBANE THEN: RIVER OF RUM

Sugar-cane-champagne. Brown, sweet and strong. The drink synonymous with the sunshine state. With ease-of-access to the best sugar in the world, building rum distilleries was...

HOME OF COMMUNITY ‘BACKBONE’ UNDER THREAT

'Backbone' is a community theatre and arts organisation that has helped thousands of young Brisbane artists shine. In fact the organisation has worked with nearly...

‘HEAL COUNTRY’: NAIDOC WEEK 2021

NAIDOC (National Aborigines’ and Islanders’ Day Observance Committee) Week 2021 is almost upon us. It's a time to learn about and celebrate our First Nations...

DR JEANNETTE YOUNG WILL BE QUEENSLAND’S 27TH GOVERNOR

She's become a household name in Queensland, advising our leaders and safely steering the state through one of the world's worst pandemics. Alongside Premier Annastacia...

YOUR GUIDE TO: THE LUNAR ECLIPSE

It happens once in a blue moon. A total Lunar eclipse. But tonight's event is even more special because the eclipse will occur at the...

VALE IAN BRUSASCO AO

Ian Brusasco, was a born and bred Queenslander, the product of hard working Italian migrants. His mother and father were part of the rapid influx...

LABOUR DAY: WHY DO WE CELEBRATE IT?

If you were working in Australia in the 1800's chances are you slogged away for 12 hours a day, 6 days a week. And that...

SKATERS TOLD TO ROLL ON AS MEGA GYM MOVES IN

Brisbane's last skate rink is set to close and be replaced with a fitness gym. The Stafford Skate Centre has been a neighbourhood icon for decades...

ANZAC DAY GUIDE: BRISBANE 2021

This Sunday is Anzac Day, commemorating the Anniversary of the Australian and New Zealand Defence forces’ campaign on the Gallipoli Peninsular. As a special day...

ANZAC DAY TRIBUTE: AN INALA BOY AND WAR HERO

Leonard (Len) Walters is famous for good reason. He's celebrated as the only First Nations fighter pilot to serve in the Royal Australian Air Force...

GOOD, OLD FASHIONED PEDAL POWER

Blast from the Past! If you’ve ever seen one of those bicycles - with a huge front wheel and tiny rear wheel – and wanted...
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‘GET UP! STAND UP! SHOW UP!’: NAIDOC WEEK 2022

NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous...

BRISBANE THEN: REFRIGERATION IN THE RIVER CITY

What do fridges and Brisbane have in common? Throwback to 1850. This was when the concept that became the basis for refrigeration technology was first...

FREE SANITARY VENDING MACHINES FOR QLD STATE SCHOOLS

The State Government has announced a partnership with women's organisation 'Share the Dignity' to provide 'Dignity Vending Machines' at State Schools across Queensland. The vending...

THE MAGIC OF DISNEY COMES TO THE RIVER CITY

Disney is coming to Brisbane this winter. Queensland Museum is set to host an epic exhibit called Disney: The Magic of Animation. It’ll feature more than...