Last week I met two formerly homeless women, Leona and Kellie. I was surprised that they were very much like me, ordinary Australians who, through an unfortunate set of life circumstances, had found themselves homeless.
As the Australian Socceroos hope to qualify for the World Cup, athlete Tristram Peters is hoping to compete internationally in the Powerchair Football Championships.
Last Friday, June 7 Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott spoke at a fundraising dinner at the Greek Club in the inner Brisbane suburb of West End. Things got a little violent and police had to push and shove protesters to clear a path for members of the Liberal party to enter.
A small but passionate crowd gathered outside the Greek Club in West End last Friday to protest against Federal Opposition leader Tony Abbott, who was in Brisbane to speak at an LNP fundraiser.
Taking over the reigns of the Fortitude Valley State School P&C only a couple of months ago, Anthony Holcroft has been thrust into the role of helping lead a community campaign to stop the possible closure of the school.
Ceezy is an emerging hip hop and R’n’B artist who performs regularly in and around his community.
Every month, a car park behind a bank in West End transforms into a vibrant marketplace with live music, sizzling food, a bar and, of course, an eclectic array of stalls.
An anti-graffiti mural at Keperra Park was vandalised within a week of its opening – but the local Councillor says vandals won’t win the fight.
It seems that the renovation of the Howard Smith Wharves will finally go ahead.
Image: Inside the Rabbit Hole shared office space. Credit: Katie Fedosenko. Insight for Brisbane from Melbourne’s ‘The Coworking Conference’ Coworkers from across Australia gathered to discuss the workspace revolution on 1-2 March in Melbourne. Dahlia Ishak, founder of The Rabbit Hole Ideation Cafe in Fortitude Valley, met with coworking veterans and novices at the Coworking Conference to bring back ideas for her space and for Brisbane’s coworking community. The Brisbane coworking scene In the last five years Brisbane joined the ranks of Australian cities with coworking spaces. Also known as shared offices, coworking spaces offer desks, wi-fi and a community for freelancers, start-ups and businesses. Salt House was one of the first coworking spaces in Brisbane. Salt House was followed closely… Read More →