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BRISBANE REMEMBERS FALLEN HEROES

Brisbane residents will join the rest of the country in paying a solemn tribute to the brave men and women who paid the ultimate...

MOVIE NIGHT WITH MESSAGE

Voice. Treaty. Truth. In the spirit of reconciliation and truth telling join Labor Councillor for Morningside Ward & Deputy Leader of the Opposition Kara...

40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BRISBANE COMMONWEALTH GAMES

As Brisbane prepares to host the 2032 Olympic Games – we reflect on how the Queensland capital hosted the 1982 Commonwealth Games, 40 years...

‘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...

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...
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The 2032 Olympic & Paralympic Games can deliver a gold-medal winning outcome in the crucial space of housing and other key areas if the...