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Indigenous businesses embraced by the Commonwealth Games

In a world-first, Indigenous businesses have been invited to join the Commonwealth Games journey. This commitment to reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders hopes to build legacies for not only for them, but the first peoples of future host

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Gateway merge upgrade announced

Driving from Brisbane to the Gold Coast will be much quicker after work on a notorious section of the Pacific Motorway. The Gateway merge is being upgraded to improve traffic flow. Holly Parkinson 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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Tougher security measures for Commonwealth Games

The Federal Government is now looking at more ways to ensure the security of Australians and prevent terrorism. That is also one of the major issues facing the 2018 Commonwealth Games organisers. Emily Kuehner reports.

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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

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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Concerns over accommodation ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will bring athletes from over 70 countries to the Gold Coast, as well as tens of thousands of tourists. While the government is confident of providing rooms for all visitors, the numbers may not stack up.

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Mass evacuations in preparation for Mount Agung eruption

First tonight, there’s increasing concern that Mount Agung volcano in Bali is about to erupt. There have been mass evacuations in the area, although tourist flights have not yet been cancelled. But many visitors travelling for the holidays could find

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Lego artist lands dream-job at Brisbane Airport

Brisbane airport has made a surprise choice for its new artist-in-residence. While his name may be unfamiliar, the material he works with certainly isn’t. Emily Kuehner 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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