West End workers wanted

The 30,000 day visitors to West End offer local business owners a great opportunity to reach out and build revenue. Westender will be putting 10,000 copies of the Spend-in-4101-for-Christmas issue this December into the offices and businesses across the postcode to help local entrepreneurs reach this market.

You can help us put the finishing touches on the Shop Local campaign for December by filling out our online survey.

Local business owners should prepare to be bombarded with information over the next fotrnight.


Local lawyers expose war on "green tape"

Local lawyers on "green tape"

Campbell Newman claims to be reluctantly in his suppot for his Attorney General's current attack on the fundamental principles of law, but the raft of legislative change being rammed through parliament is better described as enthusiastic.

Solicitors from the West-End based Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) crossed the river last night ... Read online.

International Day of the Girl Child.

International Day of the Girl Child.

Child marriage is an act of sexual violence against young girls, says Australian National Committee for UN Women.

The Australian National Committee for UN Women is concerned by the death of a 5  year old Saudi Girl, ... Read online.

Business groups get LinkedIn

Described by some as “facebook with a tie”, LinkedIn is social media for business.

It is flavour of the month in Brisbane this month, with Kenmore & District Chamber of Commerce and Terri Cooper Networking both holding sessions with this as the drawcard.

This follows the emphasis on social media marketing at the Small ... Read online.

Yellow Jersey

Yellow Jersey ups the ante

The refurbished Austin in the middle of the floor demands attention at the Woollongabba store

The Yellow Jersey Bike Shop has landed in Woollongabba, joining the highest density of cyclists in Queensland from Ipswich where it was awarded Australian bicycle retailer of the year last year. Opening last month in ...

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Future Parks

CSIRO takes the park apart

Future Park: Imagining Tomorrow’s Urban Park is a new book by Brisbane-based landscape architect Amalie Wright.

Her book deals with the challenge we face of living in cities – places where over half the world’s population now live.  ... Read online.

CCIQ Strategic Plan

CCIQ eyes local chamber

The CCIQ strategic plan will roll the brand out into the suburbs

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland, QICC, is setting up four suburban hubs to provide an umbrella for local chambers of commerce. Some chambers of commerce will dissolve their existing structure and reform as ... Read online.

Maribel Verdu as the stepmother

Snow White is silent and silver 

Maribel Verdu is stunningly believable as the opportunistic bitch step-mother with the apple

Blanca Nieves is a thorougly modern Snow White set in Spain a century ago and filmed in black and white without any speech. There are enough twists in the presentation of this story ... Read online.

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Dick Desert is smokin' hot

Smokin' hot Burlesque at Vamp n Burn

Dick Desert  is smokin' hot in front of the Desert Blues ... a live and dirty backing for Vamp n Burn

Lola the Vamp will weave together a series of improvisations at Vamp and ...

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Westender builds steam

Since we started publishing the new-look website and e-news letter in mid-July, there have been some remarkable improvements in our web stats and market penetration.

Banner ads on the website, have each received around 90,000 page impressions since July 11.)

 The e-news subscriber database has grown to almost 3,000, and is now going out weekly, which means it now gets four times the exposure it used to.

Find out more about our ad rates online