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Westender has reported regularly on the proposed changes to the local area plan for West End West. One of the features of the progress is the multiple plans that have been produced by successive govnerments.

Our reporting is available online.

Today, yet another plan, presumably the final one was released at a $150 a head lunch. Now you can see the plan for yourself, without the rubber chicken, or the empty wallet and make your comment.

We encourage you to do so. We are even giving you a chance at a free dinner!

Do take the time to read the draft. You may be surprised. The link is in the story below.

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Kurilpa Riverfront Plan

Have your say
on the Kurilpa Riverfront Plan

Brisbane City Council and the Queensland State Government launched the Kurilpa Master Plan at a Brisbane Development Association/ Business South Bank lunch today. The Master Plan covers an area of approximately 25 hectares which is bounded by the Brisbane River, Montague Road, Grey Street and Hocking Street.  The site currently houses major industries including  … Read more.

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Building height map for Kurilpa

Kurilpa Riverfront could be the new Southbank

Back in the 1980s the former National Party premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen cut a deal with private developers for South Brisbane's land once Expo88 was completed. It was a secret affair done for special interests. In the end the people of Brisbane rejected being cut out and they campaigned for the continuation of a great community asset. The result was Southbank. Now it is up to  … Read more.

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Kurilpa Riverfront Plan leaves residents behind

Member for South Brisbane Jackie Trad has raised serious concerns that the LNP State and Council Administrations are leaving Brisbane residents behind after the pay-to-view launch of the Kurilpa Riverfront Renewal Draft Master Plan. Ms Trad attended the launch of the Kurilpa Riverfront Renewal Draft Master Plan as a guest of Business South Bank but was angered that the State … Read more.

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Dinner party

Win a raw food dinner

Local, fresh food providore, Food Connect, has noticed fitness gurus and wellness activists championing the move to raw food lately. As a result it has released a product specifically aimed at raw food fanatics in the region. To celebrate the launch of our raw food box, Food Connect is giving 10 lucky customers the chance to win an exclusive RAW … Read more.

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Zapping A Cosmic Rubble Pile

Zapping A Cosmic Rubble Pile

Have a guess how much space junk is floating around up there? That’s right, too much to count and we put it all there, over the past 40 years by launching more than 10,000 satellites, the majority of which are still in orbit. We’re only now beginning to reap the bounty we’ve sown, so to speak. Rocket booster casings, dead … Read more.

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QPAC recognised at Helpmann Awards

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) has been recognised in two Helpmann Award wins at a ceremony in Sydney last Monday.

Along with its presenting partners Arts Centre Melbourne, Perth Concert Hall and Sydney Opera House, QPAC was awarded for the presentation of Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO), which was awarded Best Symphony Orchestra Concert.

The RCO made its Queensland debut at QPAC with … Read more.

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Woollongabba Art Gallery the place to be

Woollongabba Art Gallery has it all

The Woolloongabba Art Gallery will host a number of exhibitions over the coming months, showcasing the best Australian artists.

Opened on July 25th and currently showing, Drawn In showcases drawings from Ian Smith, Ron McBurnie, Peter Hudson and Euan Macleod.

The exhibition champions the art of drawing and how this type of work can be used as a way of … Read more.

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Read the Bees Nees blog, It's beaut

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