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GOA billboards offers local artists ANZAC opportunity

GOA billboards offers local artists ANZAC opportunity

In its 17th year, the goa billboards Project has made some exciting changes for 2014. In a new initiative, goa billboards Project in 2014 will welcome anyone with a love or flair for photography to participate in this competition alongside Brisbane secondary students. Participants are asked to explore their personal experience, opinion and perspective in response to the theme
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Hot! Hot! Hot! Jump Up Party coming soon

Hot! Hot! Hot! Jump Up Party coming soon

Cool Man-The excitement is building as preparations are made for the annual JUMP UP Party to be held in West End on 31st May 2014. In it’s fourth year at the South Leagues Club, Davies Park, and the Jump Up Party means only one thing – big party time, Caribbean style. Trinidadian entertainer Alvin Rostant
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The SWOT is hot at Business Queensland

The SWOT is hot at Business Queensland

The office of Small Business in the Queensland department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games – yes I’m serious, that IS where the government puts small business – reports that its guide to SWOT analysis is the hottest property on the website at the moment. The office offers a range of useful
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Locals head to IPAN conference

Locals head to IPAN conference

Conference and demonstration supporting peace and independence - Canberra, APRIL 21-25th 2014 If you care about: • Australia’s involvement in foreign wars and drone murders • Foreign troops and/or bases on Australian Soil • Expensive arms purchases • The US alliance Be part of IPAN’s campaigns promoting Peace and an Independent foreign policy for Australia. An
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Stadium Stomp raised money and fitness

Stadium Stomp raised money and fitness

The ultimate stair climb challenge, Stadium Stomp GABBA presented by health.com.au, will be held for the first time at the GABBA on Sunday 22 June, 2014. Stadium Stomp GABBA presents a unique fitness challenge. It is not a competition or a race, but a personal test of stamina and concentration. Taking stair climbing and endurance
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On your bike for the House!

On your bike for the House!

On Sunday 4th May, staff and supporters of Community Plus (the organization that manages West End Community House, Annerley Community Centre and Yeronga Community Centre) will be taking part in the Great Brisbane Bike Ride to raise much needed funds for their ongoing activities. Brought to you by Bicycle Queensland, the ride caters for all
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Virtual mouth models mastication

Virtual mouth models mastication

What’ll they think of next?  Easter chocolates, along with our favourite everyday foods, could taste just as good but be healthier in future, thanks to new technology that is revealing the science of chewing.  CSIRO’s 3D mastication modelling is starting to provide researchers with new understanding of how to reduce salt, sugar and fat in
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With this suit you don’t need a wallet

With this suit you don’t need a wallet

Heritage Bank unveiled their top-secret project The Heritage Power Suit yesterday in Brisbane. Made from 100% Superfine Australian Merino Wool by Australian tailor M.J. Bale, overseen by Japanese master tailor Kenichi Kaneko. The Heritage Power Suit has a built-in Visa payWave chip in the sleeve, which is connected to your Heritage Bank account. All you
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What’s good about Good Friday?

What’s good about Good Friday?

Jesus’ crucifixion was God’s great act of solidarity with all who suffer – including asylum-seekers – according to Dr Philip Freier, Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne. Jesus suffered a horrific death which seemed to mark a crushing and humiliating end to the Kingdom of Heaven, the Kingdom of love, compassion and justice that Jesus had come
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“Give back what you stole!”

“Give back what you stole!”

Aboriginal people and their supporters will be demanding that the British Crown return all the land on the Australian continent that they hold illegally when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Sydney and Brisbane this week. Kooma man and member of the Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy, Wayne Wharton, said “In 1992 the Mabo High
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Residents resolve to act on revised city plan

Residents resolve to act on revised city plan

Helen Abrahams hosted a meeting of West End residents at South’s Leagues Club on Saturday to go through the South Brisbane Riverside Neighbourhood Plan and its implications in detail. Under consideration are the development sites south of Davies Park along Montague Rd which represent thousands of new apartments and residents. Westender recently reported Councillor Abraham’s
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Stop the imminent deportation of Kurai and Tawanda

Stop the imminent deportation of Kurai and Tawanda

Kurai and Tawanda Gwanzura were born in Zimbabwe into a politically divided family, where their father supported the Mugabe Government and their mother the Tsvangirai opposition. Their family lived under threat because of their mother’s association and in 2001 their father was abducted and held by the Government over allegations of fraud and corruption. In
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