“We’re unashamedly a single issue party,” sayd Dr Philip Nitschke.
It was a day of tradition and celebration at the Pacific Unity Festival.
A triumphant turnout of 4000 people were at Rally for the Reef to promote the preservation of the Great Barrier Reef.
The challenge: Ekka 2013 for the family on a low budget.
McNaught, the southern hemisphere’s only LEGO certified professional and one of thirteen worldwide, was on-site at the Ekka showcasing his skills to an admiring audience of all ages.
Nasuven Enares calls on the Australian Government to offer Australian South Sea Islanders the same benefits as Indigenous Australians, minus land rights.
“We have people who come in every year and if you asked for a recipe they would rather die than give it to you.” Cheryl Thiel.
Many of the volunteers have been involved with Ekka since they can remember and often the baton handed down through the generations.
Jason Murray has been drifting for seven years and the drifting culture is his life, rather than a mere hobby.
It was to be the last day of September 1982 when the XII Commonwealth Games, ‘The Friendly Games’, bounded into town in the pouch of a giant plastic marsupial and put Brisbane at last on the proverbial map.