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Lively Brisbane riffs on its colourful past

The Australian Financial Review - ‎4 hours ago‎
The devil's work is done in Brisbane - on George Street, to be precise. That's the site of the heritage-listed Government Printing Office, with its two devils sculpted by William Priestly MacIntosh crouched on the parapet above the entrance.

Queensland Government 'powerless to act' against rogue company behind huge Brisbane tyre stockpiles

ABC Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
A massive stockpile of used tyres at two sites in Brisbane's south has been described as a disaster waiting to happen, with the Queensland Government saying it is powerless to act against the rogue company operating the sites.
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Bunker controversy hits new high - ‎5 hours ago‎
Darius Boyd scored eight minutes from time before Herman Ese'ese was controversially disallowed a try of his own by the bunker two minutes, as they ruled it a double movement, a decision that ended any chance of a late Brisbane comeback. But it was a ...
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Man assisting police over stabbing

Courier Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
A MAN is assisting police with their investigation after a woman was stabbed in her home at Kallangur, north of Brisbane, overnight.

Brisbane's smallest unit for sale

Courier Mail - ‎13 hours ago‎
A micro one-bedroom unit in Brisbane has hit the property market and could be the ideal purchase for first-time investors. Bettina Maniatis, 32, is selling her pint-sized Bardon gem after she purchased it back in 2004 for just $130,000.
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Min Tae Kim killing: Sanghyun Hwang jailed for life over Brisbane murder

ABC Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
Sanghyun Hwang has been jailed for life for the murder of fellow Korean Min Tae Kim in December 2013 in Brisbane. The Supreme Court jury retired earlier today to consider its verdict and found 31-year-old Hwang had killed Mr Kim, 28, during a botched ...
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Skilled Brisbane student racks up '500 unsuccessful job applications'

Yahoo7 News - ‎14 hours ago‎
A Brisbane university student with hospitality experience says he has been knocked back for 500 jobs and is looking for an answer as to why he keeps missing out.

Brisbane bus driver accused of making racist remarks towards passenger

Brisbane Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Brisbane City Council is investigating a complaint that a bus driver made a racist remark to a passenger. Apryl Cordingley was catching a council bus home from work on Friday when the driver left his seat to speak to a passenger.
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Brisbane to announce feasibility of 2028 Olympics bid

Brisbane Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Brisbane's bid to host the 2028 Olympic Games climbs to the next rung from Wednesday as Lord Mayor Graham Quirk releases the findings of the first 12 months' preparations.

Brisbane Festival puts audiences in the lineup

The Australian Financial Review - ‎14 hours ago‎
Brisbane Festival artistic director David Berthold tells Life & Leisure what excites him most about this year's lineup.
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Kevvie's back to boost battling Broncos

Courier Mail - ‎9 hours ago‎
Wayne Bennett and Kevin Walters at Brisbane Broncos training. Pic Darren England. Walters has been guarded about his Broncos return, telling the NRL 360 program on Wednesday night: “If it did bob up it's something I'd have to speak to the QRL about.
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Racist tirade: 'I feel sorry for the woman' - ‎19 hours ago‎
Jerome Forbes, 20, was waiting at a bus stop in the southern Brisbane suburb of Mount Gravatt on Tuesday morning, when he struck up a conversation with an elderly woman also waiting.
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AFL season 2016: Brisbane Lions' revamp hit as coaches look to leave den

The Age - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Brisbane, sitting at 17th on the AFL table and struggling both on and off the field, opened its operation early this month to league football boss Mark Evans, with both parties identifying the urgency to fast-track the Lions' younger players.

What's Councillor Sri targeting now?

Courier Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Queen's Wharf is expected to create 2000 construction jobs and 8000 ongoing positions on the back of a new casino, Brisbane's first six-star hotel and new drinking and dining precincts in the CBD. Construction work is expected to start next year, with ...

Brisbane Baroque's woes play a starring role both on and off the stage

Brisbane Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Brisbane Baroque played a starring role in Monday night's Helpmann awards, taking home four trophies, and it again played a starring role in Tuesday's estimate hearings.
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Brisbane remains in bidding race to host 2028 Olympics - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Brisbane remains in the race to host the 2028 Olympic Games, following a favourable 12-month study into the merits of a potential bid.

'Mayor Katter' catches us all off guard

Courier Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Insert Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk with words to the effect: “That's a debate we'll have to have at a later stage.
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Brisbane Roar sign Denmark's Thomas Kristensen

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎21 hours ago‎
Brisbane Roar have signed former Danish international midfielder Thomas Kristensen for the upcoming A-League season. Kristensen replaces the Roar's reigning player of the year Corona, who surprised the club by returning to Spain earlier this month ...

Snow White's adult side explored at the Brisbane Festival

The Australian Financial Review - ‎4 hours ago‎
The artistic director of Opera Queensland has some forthright advice for audiences of its coming co-production of Snow White: don't bring the children.