Monthly Archives: October 2013

‘Friday Freebie’ Promotion a Hit With International Students

A new Brisbane Marketing campaign which partners with local businesses to offer a ‘Friday Freebie’ to international students has hit its mark, attracting nearly 85,000 Facebook views within a couple of days. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the next Friday … Continue reading

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Tanning Operators Encouraged To Give Up Beds Earlier

Commercial tanning operators will be offered a financial incentive to hand over their UV sun beds sooner than the deadline announced by the Newman Government. Health Minister Lawrence Springborg told Parliament today the earlier businesses surrender their registered commercial skin … Continue reading

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Spirit Of Queensland Takes Maiden Trip

The first step in the Newman Government’s plan to boost regional train travel glides out of Roma St station today with the Spirit of Queensland making its maiden voyage from Brisbane to Cairns. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson … Continue reading

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American Ballet Theatre Brisbane Season Now On Sale

Tickets to see the American Ballet Theatre (ABT)’s exclusive 2014 season at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), go on sale to the general public today. Recognised as one of America’s living national treasures, ABT are the third presentation in … Continue reading

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Save The Date for Energy & Resources Industry Innovation Networking Event

Brisbane Marketing and Austmine will hold a second Brisbane Energy & Resources Industry Innovation Networking Event on Tuesday 10 December, following a highly successful inaugural event in October. The inaugural Brisbane Energy & Resources Industry Innovation Breakfast on Wednesday 16 … Continue reading

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New Parallel Runway for Brisbane Airport

Work is underway to build a new parallel runway at Brisbane Airport, giving Brisbane the best runway system in Australia by 2020. The runway is a critical part of Brisbane Airport Corporation’s multi-billion dollar investment into capacity-building infrastructure.

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Proposals Sought for Government Precinct Development in CBD

The Newman Government will seek proposals for an integrated development through an Expression of Interest (EOI) process for the redevelopment of the government precinct in Brisbane’s CBD. Premier Campbell Newman said the outcome must be a landmark development that stamped … Continue reading

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Lord Mayor’s Lifetime Achievement Award Honours Stefan

Hairdresser and businessman Stefan Ackerie was honoured at the 2013 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards while other winners included Australia’s leading diversified alternative asset manager, a national retail chain founder, a pizza company and a digital publisher. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk … Continue reading

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Brisbane’s Historic Buildings Open Their Doors

More than 70 of Brisbane’s most historic and iconic buildings will throw open their doors to the public this weekend as part of the Brisbane Open House event. Now in its fourth year, Brisbane Open House is a free-of-charge event … Continue reading

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Brisbane River Study to Help Protect From Future Floods

A $1.16 million study into the water hydrology of the Brisbane River catchment will help create new systems which can better handle future floods. As part of the Newman Government’s commitment to implement the recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission … Continue reading

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