Brisbane

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The palm cockatoo should be Brisbane Olympics mascot – imagine a stadium full of big crested hats and drumming on seats | Andrew Stafford
Games recognition could spur conservation action for the birds lovingly known as ‘rockatoos’ for their punk mohawks, vocal dexterity and percussive talents

Andrew Stafford

25, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Cemeteries are peaceful, open spaces – they can be for the living too | Katherine Feeney
As backyards disappear, there’s a perfect antidote to the chaos of crowded, high-density, disconnected life

Katherine Feeney

25, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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‘I was on a conveyor belt to death’: the astonishing worlds of Chiharu Shiota
After a frightening diagnosis, the Japanese artist is taking on mortality in her new show in Brisbane, using thread to construct huge artworks that sweep entire rooms

Kelly Burke

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Queenslanders embraced Greens because they saw politics was broken, says Adam Bandt
Flush from winning three seats in Brisbane, Bandt debunked the myth that sunshine state residents are conservative

Joe Hinchliffe

24, Jun, 2022 @7:12 AM

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Brisbane to charge Airbnb hosts higher council rates to tackle housing availability
Landlords who rent out their entire property for longer than 60 days a year will pay 50% more in rates from July

Eden Gillespie

15, Jun, 2022 @2:30 AM

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Australian cricketer enters record books with 309 off 140 balls
Australian Blind Cricket Team opener Steffan Nero has smashed a longstanding world record with an astonishing unbeaten 309 off 140 balls

Mike Hytner

15, Jun, 2022 @2:16 AM

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Queensland casino inquiry could impact on $3.6bn project, gambling expert says
Probe ordered into Star’s suitability to hold licence amid construction of Queen’s Wharf development

Joe Hinchliffe

14, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Knock-on effect: Greens to target ‘quiet Australians’ with winning campaign template
Having claimed three Brisbane seats by door-knocking and listening, party now has sights set on the suburbs

Ben Smee

03, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Brisbane Catholic school asked students to seek approval for formal dresses
Mary MacKillop College student says many were worried to show photos of outfits ‘in case they were declined’

Eden Gillespie

31, May, 2022 @9:54 AM

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‘We don’t know how to survive’: Queensland family seeks answers for death in police shooting
Mental health treatment for Mohamad Ikraam Bahram expected to be probed by coroner this year

Eden Gillespie

29, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Queensland laws mandating last drinks at 3am helped halve early morning assaults, report finds
Policies passed after Cole Miller’s death from one-punch attack have also not adversely affected hospitality venues, review says

Ben Smee

25, May, 2022 @2:44 AM

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More floods forecast for Australia’s east as La Niña weather pattern lingers
Bureau of Meteorology climate report points to big wet in NSW and Queensland extending for months

Peter Hannam

24, May, 2022 @11:00 PM

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