Brisbane is hosting the EduTECH 2013 National Congress & Exhibition.
Maestros of Western and traditional musical instruments wooed the applauding crowd to fever pitch with their innovative fusion of Western jazz and traditional Indian music.
Nestled in the quiet backstreets of Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, Dress for Success provides corporate attire to unemployed people struggling to join or return to the workforce and offers support to get them back on their feet.
Up to 40 tonnes of fresh, dried, frozen and packaged products move through the Foodbank Queensland warehouse each day – donations from companies and farmers considered ‘unsaleable’.
What’s the best way to address social problems? It’s a question that has vexed people for years, but a group of passionate Brisbanites think they have got it worked out.
Elizabeth Guthrie, owner of Paddington-based Nest Nappies, doesn’t see herself as an entrepreneur.
Director Paul Osuch launches the third, and maybe final Anywhere Theatre Festival. Credit: Shirley Way. It’s a homegrown success which, sadly, may end. The Anywhere Theatre Festival, which performs anywhere except in a theatre, featured more performances in 2012 than the Brisbane Festival and World Theatre Festival combined to an audience of 66,000. A stunning figure given the festival played to about 4,000 people in 2011 – its first year. At this year’s festival launch, Anywhere Theatre Festival director Paul Osuch said: “In the first two years of the festival, we’ve had 83 world premieres of local works and by the end of this festival, it will be 170.” “The Anywhere Theatre Festival is all about putting Brisbane on the… Read More →
It seems that the renovation of the Howard Smith Wharves will finally go ahead.
“I spoke to police officers in their 80s who were still fearful; living today in this city saying: ‘Whatever you do, don’t mention to anyone that I told you what I’ve told you’.” Matthew Condon.
Eyewitness report from Anna Waite regarding the Queen Street Mall lock-down.