Safety concerns for holiday goers at Fraser Island

NANNAPHAT SRITAKOONRUT The September school break is one of Fraser Island’s busiest periods and with dingo whelping season arising there is a major concern. National Parks Minister Steve Dickson voiced concerns that Queensland families … [Read more...]

Pan Thai attracts customers with exotic tastes

NANNAPHAT SRITAKOONRUT Camp Hill Bowls Club in the outer suburbs of Brisbane produces not only a level green playing field for bowlers, but also one of the best Thai restaurants in town, Pan Thai. One of the most unique qualities of the … [Read more...]

Outsider art on display at Brisbane Festival

KAN JIANG Socially isolated and disadvantaged artists showcased their talent during the 2013 Brisbane Festival at the outsider art exhibition, Art From the Margins. The Festival committee, associated with Wesley Mission Brisbane, presented the … [Read more...]

Rego stickers to be peeled off for good

NANNAPHAT SRITAKOONRUT The Government of Queensland has decided to abolish registration labels for light vehicles from October 1, 2014. According to Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson, it would be a more efficient and effective … [Read more...]

More shows to cover two full weekends in 2014 Ekka

NANNAPHAT SRITAKOONRUT The Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland (RNA) has announced a date change for the Ekka 2014 to Friday 8 August to Sunday 17 August. Normally, the Ekka commences on the second Thursday in … [Read more...]

Changes to visa open doors for international students

NANNAPHAT SRITAKOONRUT The Department of Immigration and Citizenship has announced changes to the Temporary Graduate Visa or Subclass 485 allowing students to continue their stay in Australia after finalising their studies, coming into effect on … [Read more...]

Brisbane Thai Festival celebrates local Thai culture

NANNAPHAT SRITAKOONRUT See, smell, taste and feel Thai. The annual Thai cultural event ‘Brisbane Thai Festival’ is returning. There will be many things to explore about Thai foods and culture at this event. “Some of the highlights in the day … [Read more...]