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Aladdin magic flies into town

Brisbane audiences will experience their own magic carpet ride next year when Disney’s Aladdin comes to town. Promoters say the stage show will feature original music and special effects. Elise Donaldson reports.

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Redcliffe foreshore gets revamp

Plans have been unveiled for a dramatic new redevelopment of the Redcliffe foreshore. It includes including an inflatable water park off the coast. But not everyone is in favour of the project. Charmaine Mifsud reports.

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Macklemore ignores criticism over Grand Final song choice

US Rapper Macklemore continues to defy criticism of his choice to perform a marriage equality anthem at Sunday’s Rugby League Grand Final. And our PM is backing him, showing a few rapping skills of his own, on national media. Rachael

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Security tightens ahead of flocking Riverfire crowds

Security has been bolstered for tomorrow night’s Riverfire festival. Up to half a million people are expected to attend Brisbane’s annual fireworks spectacular. Johanna Little reports.

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Howard Smith Wharves redevelopment taking shape during

Redevelopment of Brisbane’s historic Howard Smith Wharves is finally taking shape. The Lord Mayor was on hand to inspect progress as the heritage restoration work began. Jessica Riga reports.

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GOMA goes with art guaranteed to shock

An art exhibition that’s guaranteed to shock is coming to GOMA. The works have been described as grotesque, although the artist begs to differ. Matthew Hinchen reports.

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Injury woes ahead of the NRL finals

Injury woes on many sides are throwing the NRL preliminary finals up in the air. Brisbane fans were worried after captain Darius Boyd missed training yesterday due to the death of his grandmother. Tim Shepherd reports.

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Joy flights over Brisbane could take off soon

Helicopters may soon be operating from a pontoon in central Brisbane. Trials were held today, with the goal of boosting tourism in the city. Rebekah Box reports.

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40 years on, Star Wars robots a reality

It’s 40¬†years, since ‘Star Wars’ first hit the silver screen, launching into our lives forever. Now robots like R2-D2 are no longer just a sci-fi fantasy. Lexy Haggard reports.

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Vegans pledge war on Bunnings’ sausage sizzles

By Cayla Marchant Online production by Joseph Lam Despite media reports of not-so-happy customers being served vegan sausages at one Bunnings store in Melbourne, an online petition calling for a permanent vegan option has received more than 5000 signatures. The petition which

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