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Prepare your picnic, Dîner en Blanc is back with tickets going on sale this week!

Dîner en Blanc Brisbane

It’s that time of year again where Brisbane food, fashion and culture enthusiasts hope to nab a sought-after ticket to Brisbane’s fourth edition of the all white Dîner en Blanc as tickets go on sale this week. This year’s dinner will take place on Saturday 17 October 2015 in a new secret location in Brisbane. Continue reading

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Zeus Street Greek Announces Opening

HoneyPuffsAs Brisbane city slowly recovers from a little known but long-suffered syndrome called The HoneyPuff Blues following the famous Paniyiri Greek Festival last weekend, fans of the much-loved flavour-fest are in for a huge treat – ZEUS STREET GREEK is opening on June 13 at South Bank!!

In addition to creating the foundations of democracy and theatre, the Olympic Games, great architecture and being the birthplace of the philosophers Aristotle, Socrates and Plato and of course Homer, the Greeks were also the culinary visionaries behind Loukoumades (HoneyPuffs of course), Spanakopita, Souvla, Haloumi, Tzatziki and Pitas – all dishes that Brisbane adores! Continue reading

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New Australian Workforce Findings At Hackathon

Tanda has released new statistical discoveries regarding the Australian workforce after hosting their inaugural Hackathon on 17th and 18th of April.

hackathon-2015The Hackathon was regarded as Brisbane’s biggest with over 50 people coming to compete and present innovative ideas in just 24 hours. Continue reading

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Rivergate Aids Vanuatu

Rivergate Aids VanuatuRivergate Marina’s owners have extensively travelled the islands of Vanuatu; engaging with and immersing themselves into the local communities.

They’ve established a personal rapport and compassion for the people they have met throughout their years of involvement there; constructing a local school, and making donations of what many would consider the most basic necessities; clothes, school books and stationary, reading glasses, sunglasses and hats.

It is no surprise then, that the Rivergate team have quickly offered their assistance again in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Pam.

Hitting landfall on March 13th, 2015, Tropical Cyclone Pam is considered one of the worst natural disasters ever experienced by the people of Vanuatu; leaving an aftermath of overwhelming devastation. Continue reading

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Blast From Distant Past

Museum of Brisbane photo recordsThe Museum of Brisbane uncovers the most comprehensive photo record of early Brisbane.

Museum of Brisbane’s latest exhibition will offer an amazing visual portrait of a lost city – Brisbane at the turn of the 20th century – through a rare collection of photographs, all shot by a single resident and left forgotten under an inner-city house for decades.

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Free Workshop For Brisbane Businesses

Business WorkshopLocal business owners and operators can take advantage of a free business workshop on Wednesday 4 March and hear from industry experts about ways to develop and grow their business.

The Lord Mayor’s Business Excellence Workshop will feature presentations from key industry speakers on innovation, communication and funding growth. The event is run in conjunction with Queensland Leaders and allows business owners and budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to ask questions, seek advice and network with other local businesses.

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Commuters Get Fare Freeze

Public Transport Fare FreezeCOMMUTERS will dodge an annual public transport fee hike, after the state government announced it will freeze fares across Queensland in 2015.

The decision to scrap the 2.5 per cent increase due this month combined with last year’s fare cut is expected to save passengers hundreds of dollars a year.

A regular weekday passenger travelling to work from the Gold Coast to Brisbane will save $433 annually.

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Victoria Bridge Abutment Landmark To Re-open

One of Brisbane’s most significant heritage landmarks, the Victoria Bridge abutment, will soon be open to the public for the first time in 17 years. Continue reading

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Asia Pacific’s Night Of Nights For Film

Asia Pacific Screen AwardsInternationally renowned actors, actresses, filmmakers and special guests will walk the black carpet at Brisbane City Hall for the eighth annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) ceremony on Thursday 11 December.

Thirty-six films from 21 Asia Pacific countries and regions have been nominated in this year’s awards, the region’s highest accolade in film. The ceremony, to be attended by about 1200 film industry luminaries from the Asia Pacific region and beyond, each year gathers the largest and most prestigious group of international filmmakers to assemble anywhere in Australia. Continue reading

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Molten Store Pops Up at Wintergarden

Molten Pop Up StoreLocal cult jewellery and gift boutique Molten Store has opened a beautiful pop-up store in the Wintergarden shopping centre on the Queen Street Mall.

Molten Store is for those who seek beauty in everyday encounters and delight in the sentimental, the bohemian and the obscure.

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