VIDEO: Queensland police chase escaped sex offenders I did wonder last month about Queensland police’s…
Q: We North Queenslanders are considered rednecks even by Australian standards. I thought I’d pass on an example of English usage in this part of the world: Yeah, no, as in “Yeah, no, they should’ve won in the last quarter.” A: We’ve written on the blog about “yeah,” but we haven’t looked into “yeah, no”... ? Read More: Yeah, no
Promising something new and exciting every time you open it, The Music Box is a multi-faceted pop-up venue on State Library’s ground floor. Featuring performances, visual displays and audio treats, plus a chance to weave your own story into music history, drop in and see what’s on. To kick off the Live! Queensland Band Culture exhibition, [...]
Queensland student Elvis Deschamps is set to become the first recipient of the the Manteena Scholarship for Leaders in Construction from the University of Canberra. The scholarship, part of the Bachelor of Building and Construction Management degree, is now offered to one student in their first year of study. Awarded by local Canberra [...]
The Australian has the news that former Canberra Raiders great Glenn Lazarus is running for a Queensland Senate seat as part of Clive Palmer’s team: Billionaire Clive Palmer unveiled his party’s federal senate candidates in Brisbane today. Lazarus, 47, the only player to win a rugby league premiership with three different clubs, will lead the team. He played [...]
On 19th April, the Yugambeh Museum, Language and Heritage Research Centre at Beenleigh made history when it launched the first App for a Queensland Indigenous language. The language App features approximately 1,000 words and phrases collected from John Allen (Bulumm), a Yugambeh man who lived and worked in the Tamborine-Canungra region. By coincidence, 2013 celebrates [...]
UPI reports that Sydney, Australia restaurant 4Fourteen is offering customers a $120 bacon and egg sandwich for one week. The sandwich features: "award-winning bacon from Slade Point Meat Specialists in Mackay, Queensland, a pan-fried duck egg, semi-dried and smoked gourmet...
Guest blogger: Megan Cope, artist Megan Cope has created new knowledge for all by using recently digitised State Library military maps. A descendant of the Quandamooka people from North Stradbroke Island, this Queensland artist explores decolonising methodologies which have become a primary concern in her work. Her recent work focuses heavily on the toponymy and [...]
This year sees Noosa celebrating its 10th annual Food & Wine Festival, and to mark the anniversary they have lined up ten Guest Chefs from the 2012 San Pellegrino World’s Best Restaurants list. The Queensland Virtuosi Orchestra will open the event which runs from 16th to 19th May 2013 with a line up of over 200 [...]Show More Summary
[ 15 May, 2013; 7:46 pm; ] Canberra's finest night of drunken poetry and sometimes other things is coming back to the Phoenix Bar this Wednesday. Featuring the talents of Queensland's warrior wordsmith Darkwing Dubs, local snake-oil merchants (and occasional musicians) Dr. Show More Summary
Wed 05 Jun The first game of the Blues vs Queensland rivalry is happening at the SFS: will NSW finally break the streak? (And we will finally stop having to ask...
Wed 17 Jul The final game will decide whether Queensland keeps glory for another year or NSW finally – finally! – has something to celebrate. Unless of course...
The Wenlock Goldfield, formerly known as the Batavia Goldfield, was officially proclaimed in 1892 following the discovery of gold by William Baird at Retreat Creek, a tributary of the Wenlock River. The initial yields were high with output in 1893-4 being around two thousand ounces. As other nearby sources of gold were discovered the field [...]
Kudos to @James_Dart for finding this tremendously shocking offside decision from Australia. Way down the Aussie soccer foodchain, last Sunday saw Brisbane City claim a 4-2 win over the Palm Beach Sharks in the regional Queensland champoinship. Show More Summary
Results of Australian National Rugby League matches played on Saturday: New Zealand Warriors 16 Canterbury Bulldogs 24 Parramatta Eels 19 Brisbane Broncos 18 Friday South Sydney Rabbitohs 28 North Queensland Cowboys 10 Wests Tigers 6 Cronulla Sharks 30 afp
Paniyiri is Queensland’s signature celebration of all things Greek and the state’s largest cultural festival. The event will be held from Saturday May 19 and Sunday May 20 at Musgrave Park and The Greek Club in South Brisbane. Now in...Show More Summary
The Final Report of the Queensland Commission of Audit, headed by Peter Costello, has been released. It largely abandons the claims made in the Interim Report, suggesting that the state’s fiscal problems are the result of irresponsibility on the part of the previous government. To its credit, the Commission identifies the real problem, namely, the [...]
The Promenade Residence is a two-storey luxury home envisioned as the perfect “resort-like” house. The project was designed by BGD Architects… in Queensland, Australia aiming to offer a unique and permanent vacation-like living experience to its inhabitants. Show More Summary
image credit ABC News A tea company on Queensland's Sunshine Coast in Australia says it has made the world's biggest tea bag to raise money for cancer research. The giant tea bag weighs 151 kilograms, stands three metres high and would make about 100,000 cups of tea. Show More Summary