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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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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...