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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...

BRISBANE THEN: BANYO

BANYO is a Murri word meaning small hill or ridge. The northside Brisbane suburb took the name from its railway station in about 1897, according...

BRISBANE THEN: BALD HILLS

Bald Hills is Brisbane’s northern outpost. It is Turrbal country, traditionally known as 'Wyampa' according to a 1933 Courier-Mail report, until Scottish settlers with surnames...

BRISBANE THEN: JINDALEE

Deep in Brisbane’s southwest is Jindalee, a name that would have meant nothing to the area’s Yuggera first inhabitants. Jindalee – ‘bare hills’ – is...

BRISBANE THEN: LYTTON

He coined the now common phrases ‘the pen is mightier than the sword’, ‘the great unwashed’ and ‘the almighty dollar’ among novels, plays and...
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IT’S TIME TO GET YOUR SPOOK ON

Each year in Bulimba, a special crowd of spooky families gather to celebrate all things Halloween. It's called 'Hocus Pocus Halloween' and this year the...

SANDGATE YOUTH FESTIVAL BACK IN-PERSON

After the wonderful, adaptive, virtual performances last year, the Sandgate Youth Festival is back this year in-person. The event is in it's third year with...

YOUR GUIDE TO: VALLEY FIESTA 2021

It wasn't the best of times when our Ekka public holiday was called off. But the people's day has been moved to the 29th of...

AUSSIE BACKYARD BIRD COUNT

Every year bird nerds across the country stop for 20 minutes and count the types of birds they see in their favourite outdoor spaces. This...