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A G20 watcher in Brisbane

I am from Brisbane, and somewhat ironically, my original ticket out of this city was the G20 analysis I conducted while studying and working at the University of Queensland. In a serendipitous turn of events, Australia and my hometown...Show More Summary

Paula Stafford, Henry Talbot and Spike Milligan

Guest bloggers: Nadia Buick and Madeleine King from The Fashion Archives Paula Stafford—the Gold Coast fashion designer responsible for introducing the bikini to our beaches in the mid 20th century, and putting Queensland fashion on a global stage—was an impressive record keeper, with seemingly every new business venture, every new ad campaign, and every new swimsuit [...]

Two Orphaned Baby Wallabies Nuzzle and Swipe At One Another Upon Meeting For the Very First Time

yesterdayOdd : Laughing Squid

Two orphaned baby agile wallabies named Gough and Salvador nuzzle, paw and even swipe a bit at each other upon their very first meeting at the Daintree Wonder Tours in Far North Queensland, Australia. It appears from this first meeting that the two little joeys will be good friends for a very long time. via […]

Ocean Roundup: Dolphins Use Whistles as Names, Conservationists Call for Removal of Queensland Shark Nets, and More

The Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) is found to use whistles as names for individual dolphins. (Photo: Alexandre Roux / Flickr Creative Commons) - A new study has unlocked a key to dolphin communication: The Indo-Pacific...Show More Summary

Parents Setting Bad Example With Mobile Phones While Driving: QUT

A new Queensland University of Technology study has found parents are setting a poor example when it comes to mobile phone use behind the wheel. While parents will strongly discourage their children from using a mobile phone while driving, the study found they are unlikely to follow their own advice. Show More Summary

BG Group's Queensland Curtis LNG to Ship First Cargo

BG Group is set to ship the first cargo of liquefied natural gas from its flagship gas project Queensland Curtis LNG on Dec. 20, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Surprise Leader Wright Steals Spotlight in Melbourne

4 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Unheralded Queenslander Michael Wright broke clear of a logjam atop the Australian Masters leaderboard to take a two-shot lead after the second round on Friday, while double defending champion Adam Scott battled hard to keep in touc...

Queensland Places – Shipping via Torres Strait – The Queensland Line

As Queensland continued to develop through the last quarter of the nineteenth century, there was a growing need for efficient and regular access, via shipping, to overseas markets. In 1880, as a means of ensuring stable and regular shipping to Queensland, the government entered into an agreement with the British-India Steam Navigation Company for a [...]

Building Costs for the Julius Street Flats at New Farm

In a year when there has been much interest in Queensland architecture and of house design and building costs in Brisbane. It is interesting to find a time capsule for the 1930’s in the State Library of Queensland’s collections. The Julius Street flats at New Farm, was heritage listed in 1997 and built by E.W. [...]

Galaxy: 50-50 in Queensland

With the next election looming ever closer, the Queensland government cops one of its worst polls since coming to office – on voting intention at least.

Gas Industry Repeats Attack On Scientists Who Found Triple Methane Levels At Gas Fields

In August 2012, two Australian research scientists attached a highly sensitive spectrometer to a vehicle with a GPS tracker and took a 700 kilometre drive around gas fields in Queensland. Starting at 3.30am in the morning, Dr Isaac Santos...Show More Summary

Queensland becomes a flooded water park and this guy does the backstroke

As New York suffers through an insane snow storm, you would think us Aussies are enjoying balmy evenings and sun-filled days Unfortunately, Queensland didn't get the memo. On Wednesday, the state was pounded by heavy rain which resulted in severe flooding. Another angle on those floating cars at Bowen Hills. Show More Summary

History's lesson reveals depth of fish catch decline

Scientists in Australia have used historic media to measure the decline in Queensland's pink snapper fishery, highlighting a drop of almost 90 percent in catch rates since the 19th century.

One of Australia’s most widely adopted Executive MBAs to launch in Canberra in 2015

6 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

One of the leading Executive MBA programs in Australia will kick off its February 2015 Canberra intake with an information evening for aspiring leaders on 25 November 2014. Over the past six years, Queensland University of Technology’s Canberra-based Executive Masters Program has been tackled by senior people in the Department of Defence, the Defence Materiel [...]

Queensland University Of Tech May Have Just Invented Cars Powered By Their Body Panels

Cars could soon be powered by the panels covering them, according to the Queensland University of Technology, after a successful experiment involving Graphene. More »      

New Paulownia Timber supplier

Hi guys,with the passing of our good friend Geoff we have all lost our go to man for all things Paulownia here in Queensland and Northern NSW. Well Stuart Bywater has put up his hand to make it all happen for us. He is a fine fiurniture maker based in Northgate, Brisbane. Show More Summary

AntiScience:  Queensland University warmists teach students to close minds to doubt

The Left doesn’t even pretend any more. The ABC openly campaigns for Leftist causes, for instance, and the University of Queensland now offers a course…

Australia’s Largest EV Fast-Charger Network Is Coming To Queensland

Originally published on RenewEconomy. By Sophie Vorrath Less than one month after Queensland EV company Tritium signed a deal to have its world-leading, Australian-made fast charging technology installed across three countries in Europe, the Brisbane-based company has revealed plans to establish a fast-charging network on home soil. Show More Summary

13% of Southeast Queensland Home Electricity Demand Comes From Solar

Originally published on Planetsave. Australia may have a a crazy or completely corrupt prime minister running the show right now, but the solar energy market in Queensland is unstoppable. Approximately 25% of homes have rooftop solar panels there, and the number is still growing continuously. Show More Summary

Rooftop Solar Provided 13% of Southeast Queensland Home Electricity Demand in October

Australia may have a a crazy or completely corrupt prime minister running the show right now, but the solar energy market in Queensland is unstoppable. Approximately 25% of homes have rooftop solar panels there, and the number is still growing continuously. Show More Summary

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