Residents successfully rally against high rise apartments

MATTHEW HEPWORTH Tarragindi residents have successfully stopped the development of a proposed six storey high-density development on the Tarragindi Bowls Club site. The development was first proposed to Brisbane City Council as a joint … [Read more...]

The Brisbane dog taking social media by storm

MATTHEW HEPWORTH A Brisbane man and his dog are taking social media by storm, featuring on some of the world’s most popular Facebook sites. Rohan Heath and his miniature long haired dachshund Daisy have amassed over 30,000 likes on Facebook … [Read more...]

Grassroots funding key to big sport success

MATTHEW HEPWORTH Grassroots community fundraising is the key to large scale sporting events such as the Special Olympic Games according to the games organisers. Special Olympics Australia host both competitive and non-competitive sporting … [Read more...]

Kites kickstart Redcliffe Festival

MATTHEW HEPWORTH Giant snakes, crocodiles, sharks and even dinosaurs filled the Brisbane skies last weekend as part of the annual Redcliffe Kitefest. In addition to the action in the sky, Pelican Park was filled with amusement rides, live … [Read more...]

Truckies ‘unfairly targeted in new law’

MATTHEW HEPWORTH The Transport Workers Union says new laws restricting trucks to the left lanes of the M1 will ‘significantly increase pressure on truckies’. The new laws came into effect on August 1, and restrict all vehicles over 4.5 tonne to … [Read more...]

Light Rail Extension could go south

MATTHEW HEPWORTH   Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk has hinted at a third extension of the G:Link light rail network following the near completion of the Stage Two extension. Ms Palaszczuk said following the overwhelming public … [Read more...]