Monthly Archives: May 2013

Meet Some of Brisbane’s Unique Wildlife During Queensland Week

Brisbane residents and visitors will celebrate Queensland Week with free entry to a much-loved wildlife centre, National Parks Minister Steve Dickson announced today. Mr Dickson said entry to the Walkabout Creek Visitor Centre at The Gap would be free from … Continue reading

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Supporting the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal

The Beenleigh Yatala Chamber of Commerce and the Junior Chamber have been long-time supporters of the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal.  The Salvos perform vital services in our community and need your help to continue these services. If you are … Continue reading

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New 5-star Hotel for Brisbane CBD

The Newman Government has finalised the sale of the former Brisbane Supreme and District Courts in George Street, allowing for the largest single development to date in the Brisbane CBD. Housing and Public Works Minister Tim Mander said the Government … Continue reading

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Energex Apprentice Awards Highlight Industry’s Best & Brightest

Providing important workplace based training of apprentices is a vital social and economic role for Government owned electricity companies because the size and variety of task turn out highly skilled and sought after tradespeople, Energy Minister Mark McArdle said today. … Continue reading

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African Festival Celebrates Solidarity

Be sure to visit the lawns of African House in East Brisbane on Sunday 26 May as Queensland’s African communities come together to celebrate the Africa Day Festival. The festival recognises Africa Day which is internationally observed on 25 May … Continue reading

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Brisbane ‘Takes the Journey’ with Paniyiri 2013

The sights, sounds and tastes of Greece will be celebrated this weekend with the annual Paniyiri Festival at Musgrave Park in South Brisbane. Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs, Glen Elmes, said Paniyiri is Australia’s longest … Continue reading

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Emirates Decision a Major Boost to Queensland Tourism

Almost 100,000 additional tourists a year will be able to visit Brisbane with Emirates’ first regular A380 services into the city. Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey today welcomed the airline’s decision to … Continue reading

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Skies Open for Queensland Tourism in Major New US Campaign

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) will launch its largest ever American tourism marketing campaign in conjunction with major United States carrier Delta Air Lines. Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said Delta Air … Continue reading

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