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Sharing economy can help financial struggles

The power of the sharing economy in shaking up traditional industries can be harnessed to help financially struggling Queenslanders, according to QUT research. Dr Dhaval Vyas, from QUT's Science and Engineering Faculty, found the model...Show More Summary

Queensland faces behind the headstones at St Mary’s Churchyard Cemetery in Harefield, UK

With news just out of England that the Anzac War Graves in St Mary’s Churchyard Cemetery in Harefield, Middlesex were thoughtlessly vandalised for the second time this year, it’s important to reflect on the lives of those Australian soldiers interred in each grave. Behind each headstone is a story of bravery and ultimately sacrifice, leaving behind... Read more

Freaky lightning strikes in Australia surely herald the end of days

A series of surreal lightning strikes in Australia on Monday dialled up the fright factor to 100 The southern parts of Queensland were smashed by severe storms — with reports of 28,000 lightning strikes in the region, according to the ABC. See also: The prettiest, nastiest sea slug you've ever seen washes up on Australian beach By 6:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Galaxy: 51-49 to LNP in Queensland

Galaxy's poll for the Courier-Mail records support for the Queensland Labor government slumping – though arguably not as low as the headline two-party figure suggests.

Rainworth Estate, Bardon, 1925 (Map of the Week)

State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This real estate map for 1925 is advertising allotments of land for sale at the Rainworth Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Bardon (listed as Paddington on the map). Publicity stated... Read more

Galaxy: 58-42 to federal Coalition in Queensland

A new Queensland-only poll of federal voting finds a nine-point reversal since Malcolm Turnbull deposed Tony Abbott.

Four day wooden board building class.

FOUR-DAY WOODEN BOARD CLASS – THE ONE JUST RUN, AND THOSE TO COME Wooden surfboards make for a wonderful ride and by making your own you'll have produced a work of art uniquely yours. These classes are run in Southern Queensland by master-craftsman,...Show More Summary

McDonald's Golden Arches destroyed in blaze of greasy glory

Some men just want to watch the world burn. Others will go the next step and Instagram it. Footage of a McDonald's sign burnin' up in Queensland, Australia has been captured via Instagram, and while we do not condone arson or whatever...Show More Summary

Marine animals use new form of secret light communication

Researchers from the Queensland Brain Institute at The University of Queensland have uncovered a new form of secret light communication used by marine animals. The findings may have applications in satellite remote sensing, biomedical...Show More Summary

Brisbane mementos of Sir Manuel Hornibrook

Guest blogger – Julie Hornibrook, 2015 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellow In exploring the resources of the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) I have come across a wealth of information in relation to my grandfather Sir Manuel Hornibrook – generally known as ‘MR’. The library has photos, newspaper clippings, design plans, albums and... Read more

Capex lift depends on prices: Senex

Oil and gas producer says revenue from Queensland LNG deals won't boost capital spending.

Harpur Named Senior Lecturer at Queensland

Congratulations to Paul Harpur (U. Queensland - Beirne School of Law) who has just been promoted to Senior Lecturer. Paul focuses on disability rights, anti-discrimination laws, work health and safety laws, and corporate social responsibility. He has published widely in...

Drug driving: Are your meds affecting you?

Warning labels on medications about the dangers of driving are not enough to stop people getting behind the wheel with most driving while affected by drugs, according to (QUT) Queensland University of Technology road safety researcher...Show More Summary

NT-Qld gas pipeline will grow north: govt

Proposed pipeline from Northern Territory to Queensland could create jobs, stave off energy crisis in eastern states.

Hopes, Stanlake seal Queensland's innings win

Queensland bundled out South Australia's last six wickets for 54 runs to make sure they did not have to bat again, and sealed an innings-and-14-run win in Brisbane

Innovation at heart of Palaszczuk’s 21st century government

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she’s ready to build a 21st century government led by innovation.

Climate change and La Niña may bring severe floods to Australia

Catastrophic floods in Queensland in 2010-11 have been linked to a combination of global warming and a La Niña event. The dynamic duo may be back next year

Hopes helps Queensland eye off victory

Queensland were well placed for victory at stumps on the third day against South Australia at the Gabba, where the Redbacks were 4 for 181 and still needed a further 68 runs to make the Bulls bat again

Queensland start-up hub River City Labs to double in size

Brisbane-based co-working space River City Labs to relocate to the heritage listed TCB Building that will see in double in size.

QANTAS turns 95

Qantas (Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited) was formally established on November 16, 1920, when papers were signed at the Gresham Hotel in Brisbane. The company was initially based in Winton. Qantas was formed by two former Australian Flying Corps officers, W Hudson Fysh and Paul McGinness. State Library of Queensland is fortunate to... Read more

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