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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: 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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BRISBANE PRIDE FESTIVAL RETURNS TO ORIGINAL HOME

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‘SERIOUS’ CONGESTION DRIVES SAFETY CONCERNS

Residents are being blocked from their homes by ‘illegal and unsafe parking’ – according to a petition to ease congestion in the southern Brisbane...

GREEN AND GOLD FEVER HITS BIRMINGHAM

Over 4,500 athletes from 72 different countries are in Birmingham, England to compete in 283 Commonwealth Games medal events from 18 July to 8...

STATE FORCED TO GO IT ALONE ON BANYO LEVEL CROSSING INVESTIGATIONS

The Queensland Government has been forced to go it alone after the Brisbane City Council Lord Mayor and the Northgate Ward Councillor have refused...