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Westender eats cheesecake

Where’s the cheesecake Westenders?

The new Westender Eats section has proven very popular with readers, especially the pithy editor’s picks, the HOT and SWEET panels and the regular recipe from Kurilpa Community Childcare Centre. These will be complemented next month by a range of short news bites, allowing us to air more views in fewer words. As Westender tours around 4101, restauranters and café … Read more.

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Visit the bees nees website

Don’t be caught with a flat battery

Along with colds, flu and chapped lips, winter also has another downside: it’s the most likely time of year you’ll find yourself stranded with a flat car battery. Exclusive data from Budget Direct Roadside Assistance shows over the past six years the number of call-outs for flat batteries on average increases by 26% during the autumn and winter months. Last …Read more.

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CSIRO releases new book on Biodiversity

CSIRO releases new book on Biodiversity

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt today launched Biodiversity: Science and Solutions for Australia, a new book from CSIRO. Capturing the latest information on Australia’s biodiversity, the book aims to provide business, government, and the community with practical solutions to managing Australia’s globally unique natural assets. “This publication is an invaluable resource for anyone managing Australia’s ecosystems. The book provides an …

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Visit Helen's website

Quirky beach scenes at Southbank

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk today reopened South Bank’s iconic Streets Beach and stream area following a $1.72 million facelift designed to improve safety and accessibility. The Lord Mayor said the upgrades to Streets Beach had been timed for completion ahead of G20, when the world’s eyes would be focussed on the Summit held at South Bank.  Read more.

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You too can make it in the music industry

You too can make it in the music industry

There is no point denying it. We humans love music. So much that if you play your cards right you can earn enough to make it your sole income. But, that takes a lot of hard work to accomplish. Which is why Little BIGSOUND was started in 2011. It provides a forum for young music lovers Read more.

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See if Suzy can find your super

Romeo and Juliet breaks box office record

Westender reviewed Romeo and Juliet observing that "Artistic Director Li Cun-Xin has set out to make Queensland Ballet a world-class ballet company and his strategy is to please crowds with the best of the classics." The people of Brisbane agree as the following press release from the ballet attests. Queensland Ballet’s Australian première of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s iconic  Read more.

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Mollison St West End

Mollison St traffic diversion due to sewer works

Welcome to Week 16 of this massive infrastructure project on your doorstep. Firstly, thanks for your amazing patience in helping us deliver these works which will help make sure we can cope with future needs in your area. This week’s works will see us continue to build the new sewer maintenance holes inside the two shafts    read more.

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Help UQ help us all with our wills

Busting the Budget – Brisbane style

One day before the senate sits to vote on key budget measures proposed by the Liberal National Abbott government, thousands of Australians all over the country,  protested to bust the budget. In Brisbane, over a thousand men, women and children took to the streets yelling chants such as “ Stop Corporates getting fatter, workers rights matter,” and “ Read more.

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