Mu’ooz – the little food stall with a big story

by Jade McGarry Saba Abrahams, founder of Mu'ooz, prepares the morning's Eritrean coffee More than 20-thousand refugees come to Australia every year, leaving many women, men and children experiencing unemployment, trauma and social isolation … [Read more...]

Healthy habits key to weight-loss

JORDAN QUINN A Gold Coast-based weight-loss program aims to revolutionise the health and fitness industry by not focusing on diets and training, but through building new mental habits. Launched in August, Sum Sanos - ‘I am Healthy’ in Latin - is … [Read more...]

Inaugural Japanese cultural festival a success

Yosakoi performance at the Japanese Festival

TYLER HOWLETT Brisbane’s inaugural Matsuri Japanese Festival has been heralded a success by organisers and visitors to the fledgling event. The festival or “matsuri” (which means “festival” in Japanese) took place at the Mount Gravatt … [Read more...]

Southport Chinese Street Markets

RUBY PASCOE Gold Coast’s very own Chinatown was on display Saturday night with locals flocking to Southport for the once a month Street Markets. The Chinatown Street markets are held on the first Saturday of every month up until November and … [Read more...]

Brisbane dining success coming to the Gold Coast

DANIEL RUSSELL 8 Street, a new dining experience, is set to revive the hospitality trade on Cavill Lane in Surfers Paradise. With stage one expected to be completed in December, the new development will resemble a mini China town with all … [Read more...]

Calls for government action as Mackay removes fluoride from water supply

LIAM WIDDICOMBE Following a decision from the Mackay City Council to remove fluoride from its water supply, the Queensland government is facing calls to make fluoridation a compulsory practice. Mackay is only the latest in councils to make the … [Read more...]

Riverside restaurants see little economic benefit from G20

PHILLIP HARSANT   Low-key visits from G20 entourages have not made up for the loss of local customers in Brisbane's premier eating district at Riverside. Kingsley's restaurant benefited from a large group of European Union … [Read more...]

There’s a storm brewing

JANELSA OUMA South-East Queensland was issued with a severe weather warning by the Bureau of Meteorology on November 6 2014. Some dark clouds rolled in over Brisbane CBD and South Bank and our photographer Janelsa Ouma captured some of the … [Read more...]

Where to wet your whistle during the G20

INGE HANSEN and HANNAH SBEGHEN Brisbane City “watering-holes" are rolling in the kegs and stocking their cellars in preparation for a throng of journalists, foreign delegates and interstate police during next weeks G20.   The … [Read more...]