Tag: Brisbane

Safer bikes and healthier lives for Brisbane’s commuters

Brisbane’s humid climate and hilly landscape have until now discouraged the amount of people swapping their car for a more cost-efficient electric bike. However a change in the e-bike market could make roads safer for not only cyclists, but potentially all

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Musician has whale of a time

A Brisbane cellist is turning to our oceans to find new inspirations from the deep. He’s calling on some unusual performers for his music. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

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Tower of power ready for business

Public servants have begun moving into the newest addition to Brisbane’s skyline. The government building, known as One William Street, brings five thousand employees under one roof. But it will cost taxpayers. Molly Houseman reports.

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Diwali festival lights up Brisbane

Brisbane’s Indian community is celebrating one of its biggest religious events. The Diwali Festival, represents new beginnings. Kate Lavrencic reports.

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American classic performed at QUT

A taste of New Orleans has come to QUT’s Kelvin Grove Campus. A reboot of “A Streetcar Named Desire” has just opened at La Boite’s Roundhouse Theatre. Roisin O’Sullivan reports.

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Stage play takes audience into the future

A new stage production looks at what life might be like, 20 years from now. It’s a chance for students from the Australian School of Performing Arts to show off their acting skills. Andrew Behne reports.

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Festival to celebrate Brisbane’s gay community

The MELT Festival, which celebrates Brisbane’s gay community, is expected to draw some international acts this year. Now in its third year, the festival has become an acclaimed event. Cheryl Tung reports.

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Monopoly launches Brisbane edition

Brisbane finally has its own version of one of the world’s best loved board games. A new Monopoly board, using well known city locations, came to life at South Bank. Maudy Veltema reports.

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Creative space starts up in Brisbane

There’s a brand new complex opening in Brisbane where creative and innovative minds can come together. The co-working space will be home to more than two hundred start-up businesses. Elisabeth Moss reports.

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Exotic meals on wheels in Brisbane

We’re used to the humble pie van and ice cream truck. But today, the city had some more exotic options. Food trucks which have proved such a success in Melbourne have come to Brisbane. Kate Lavrencic reports.

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