A message from the publishers

A message from the publishers

Kerrod Trott and Geoff Ebbs, co-publishers of The Westender

Did you know West End's local population has just passed through some very significant milestones? There are now 20,000+ residents, 30,000+ workers and around 18,000 students in the neighbourhood - and the Westender is your platform to communicate and promote to ...

Read online.

Treasurer struts the Loft next month

See Treasurer at the Loft

The Queensland Treasurer Tim Nicholls will fill local businesses in on the plans of the Newman government over breakfast on Thursday November 7th at The Loft here in West End.

Tickets are only $45 (members $35) and are available through the South West Chamber of Commerce\

Read more online.

Shop Small, say Klim and Kwong

Shop Small, say Klim and Kwong

Michael Klim and Kylie Kwong have lent their support to the Shop Small movement to drive more Australians to shop in small businesses during November.

Former Olympian Michael Klim, whose skincare range, Milk & Co, is now an international success, will be busy supporting Shop Small in his community this ...

Read online.

“Market rents” a new blow for public housing tenants

“Market rents” a new blow for public housing tenants

Gabriela Zabala of the Worldwide Socialist Website wonders if the NSW Government is missing the point with new, increased valuations for public housing.

In the latest step to push people out of public housing, the New South Wales government announced last month that tenants who do not qualify for government ...

Read online.

Free ticks to Beatles flick

Good Ol' Freda is the story of Freda Kelly, a shy Liverpudlian teenager asked to work for a young local band hoping to make it big: The Beatles. Their loyal secretary from beginning to end, Freda tells her stories for the first time in 50 years. Its a fantastic and thoroughly enjoyable doco which is sure to be one of the last true stories of The Beatles.

Westender has a free double pass to one eNews subscriber.

Email us at info@westender.com.au if you'd like to see the premiere as our guest.
When: November 7th, 6:30pm
Where: Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre (BEMAC), 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point
How much: $16 + free complimentary drink on arrival (beer, wine, non-alcoholic
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqO3DIaKTXM
Tickets:http://goodolfredabrisbane.eventbrite.com.au/

Arts cuts yet to be revealed

Arts cuts yet to be revealed

Premier Newman opens the OperaQ 2014 season

Taking a break from tearing apart the judiciary and parliamentary process, the Newman government this week was predicted to ab use its absolute power by ripping up that other pillar of civilised society, the arts. Read online.

Leigh Matthews

Voting season draws to a close

Leigh Matthews relaxing courtesy of the Football Almanac

Sporting clubs, corporations, superfunds and chambers of commerce are busy announcing their new executives following their annual general meetings. Like most forms of democracy many of these annual general meetings are somewhat untidy. membership lists are not up to date, rules ... Read online.

Aaron Pederson in action

Hitchcock meets Eastwood in Winton

The laconic pace of outback Australia seems an unlikely platform for a thriller but Aaron Pedersen as executive producer and star winds us so tight in this neat little film that there are times I could barely breathe. 

The open spaces of the outback support the tensions ... Read online.

Gender gap is closing … slowly

Gender gap is closing … slowly

The World Economic Forum finds that the majority of countries, including Australia, have made only slow progress on closing gender gaps. The Global Gender Gap Report study is based on the eight years of data,  ... Read online.

Reach 35,000 part time Westenders & prosper

If you run a business in West End, you might want to work with us to reach the 35,000 people who work here every day. We are putting the Westender into the lunch rooms of all the businesses in 4101, starting with those businesses with a post office box.

Find out more at our website