In this bulletin, speculation about the Federal Budget has dominated political news.

Queensland students have begun their NAPLAN tests.

The Brisbane City Council is splashing the cash for a new aquatic playground in Sandgate.

Brisbane artists are creating new works on digital billboards around the city to raise awareness of mental health issues.

And the RSPCA is looking for homes for some lonely lizards that can’t be released back into the wild.

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