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Brisbane Heritage Trails <3

When you travel the world, you often do things you may not think to do at home. I find I walk a lot more when I am travelling, I explore on foot, I  like to find the best places to explore, the history of my location etc. 457 more words


Lewin Blazevich and the Australian Assistance Plan

At a meeting of the Queensland Parliament Public Works Committee on March 31st, 2006, the question was posed: why does Victoria have fewer prisoners than Queensland? 1,063 more words

Social Commentary

Mondays and baby led weaning

Mondays are one of my favourite days of the week. The weekends are busy. Even when we have nothing on, they are busy. There is swimming lessons and catch-up cleaning and park visits and mowing and markets and meal prep and baking and bike riding and games where we all play together, and sheet washing and sprinklers to run through and naps to be had. 1,130 more words


Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mt Coot-tha

When Barbara Wintringham retired as a volunteer guide after 25 years, she decided to put together a profile of some of the key players in the planning, establishment and development of the gardens at Mt Coot-tha. 129 more words


Maqnmmet Alisher (Sharma) Memorial

We gathered in sadness.
We gathered in grief.
We gathered in our cultural diversity
We gathered to mourn the death of Manmeet Alishar.
We gathered to light candles in the darkness of unanswered questions… 168 more words


Residents successfully rally against high rise apartments


Tarragindi residents have successfully stopped the development of a proposed six storey high-density development on the Tarragindi Bowls Club site.

The development was first proposed to Brisbane City Council as a joint venture between The Yeronga Services Club who own the land and retirement property group Retire Australia. 269 more words


Residents to lose homes, but doubts linger over process



Protesters are demonstrating the widening of Lytton Road from four lanes to six as contractors continue to remove homes as part of Stage One of the Wynnum Road Corridor Upgrade. 306 more words