Community spirit, education, innovation, productivity and regionalisation are among the top priorities to come out of a workshop of the Queensland Plan.
Brisbane’s LBGTI community have a lot to be proud of after the Brisbane Pride Rally drew large crowds to Brunswick street on Saturday.
“We’re unashamedly a single issue party,” sayd Dr Philip Nitschke.
With the election only days away, now is the time to get informed!
Just how much has money got to do with campaigning and the democratic process in Australia? The simple answer is ‘lots’.
Nasuven Enares calls on the Australian Government to offer Australian South Sea Islanders the same benefits as Indigenous Australians, minus land rights.
The University of Queensland Union student election has been declared invalid.
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.
Inside the chapel at St Francis Theological College in Brisbane. Credit: Steven Riggall. The non-religious or the religiously-indifferent might wonder why anybody would spend their time researching religion. But to co-founder of Australian Anglican group A Progressive Christian Voice Rev Dr Ray Barraclough, Biblical research continues to offer exciting insights into the way we should live today. “The last twenty years or so has seen some very stimulating study of the scriptures, particularly women scholars bringing their life experience into the scriptures, so we wanted to say, in the wider arena of Australian public life ‘hey there’s fresh things being found in Christianity, fresh insights and there’s also fresh windows being opened into how the Christian faith can be expressed’,”… Read More →
Rainbow serpent at 4AAA mural in West End. Credit: Damian West It is often framed as a totem, a sign of some higher latent human potential that modern Australia was able to pull itself together at the seams minus the ritual violence, upheaval and general ugliness that usually goes hand-in-hand with the birth of nations. A nation born beneath a dove…no monkey business here. At least that’s how the story goes when Australia’s Indigenous (First Nations) people are sidelined to the bleachers, in turn obscuring a second, untold parallel birth; that of the ultimate ‘other’. During the 1970s and 80s in Brisbane and around the nation, First Nations communities started to recognize the power of radio and other media as… Read More →