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COUNCIL’S CALL CENTRE TURNS 25

It's a service many Brisbane residents take for granted - Council's call centre. It's open 24 hours a day, seven days a week - with...

BRISBANE CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF CITY CATS

City Cats have become part of everyday life for many Brisbane residents. And 25 years ago the icons were first introduced to the brown snake...

FROM SUNNY COAST SURFER TO WORLD’S BEST TREASURER

Wayne Swan grew up on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. And like nearly all Sunny Coast locals, he loved the sun and sand and was a keen...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...
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THE HUNT FOR QLD OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC CHAMPIONS IS ON!

It's called Youfor2032 - a talent scout program launched by the state government to search across Queensland for home grown athletes to compete at...

KAREN’S POP-UP DINER COMES TO TOWN

Ever made a complaint at a restaurant about the service and felt bad? Well at this diner your complaints are welcome, in fact they are...

FEDERAL LABOR COMMITS TO BRIGHTON FORESHORE UPGRADE

Anthony Albanese's Labor team has promised $5 million to upgrade the Brighton Foreshore if Labor is elected on May 21. Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Catherine...

“BLATENT SELF-PROMOTION”: LNP REPRINT COUNCIL FLYERS COSTING RATEPAYERS UP TO $130K

Almost every month the Brisbane City Council sends out a newsletter called 'Living in Brisbane'. Each flyer includes a picture of the LNP Mayor Adrian...