By-election and business for Feb edition

We'll be offering our readers an extensive coverage of the candidates and issues facing the electors of Griffith on February 8. There's good coverage of local business, investment and business issues. It's bound to be popular edition, and will provide the perfect opportunity for you to get your message across to the 20,000 residents, 35,000 workers and 20,000 students and other visitors to West End who make up our target audience.

If you want to take part, give us a call today on 0412 029 663 and express your interest.

Ralph Stamos

3monkeys  quits

After 18 years Ralph Stamos is pulling up stumps

Its chai teas and haloumi platters have enthralled the likes of Geoffrey Rush and Vanessa Redgrave and there aren’t many who can resist the lure of the ever bounteous cake cabinet.  Now, after 18 years in the game and more ... Read online.

Babycinos fund Childrens Hospital

Babycinos fund Childrens Hospital

The Coffee Club today announced their new range of colourful babycino karma cups, which are now available at all Queensland stores to help raise funds for the Children's Hospital Foundation Australia. $1 from ... Read online.

Swiping new customers with social media

Social media isn’t as mysterious as the myriad of business seminars indicate, according to a new article by Geoff Ebbs in the February edition of Westender

We all know that it is easier to sell something to an existing customer than it is to find new customers and we all know that eighty percent of our business comes from twenty percent of our customers.

We can’t grow our business, though, just by selling new things to the best one in five of ... Read online.

Meet the Griffith candidates

Meet the Griffith candidates

Grill a Green, nail a Nat and  lambast a Labor candidate. Whatever the colour of your campaign t-shirt quizz, a candidate on the evening of Wednesday February 5th, in West End just before the by-election for Griffith. All candidates are invited and the format will depend a little on who accepts the ... Read online.

Business broadband needs support

With Brisbane City Council investing heavily in a broadband strategy to bring Brisbane's small businesses into the 21st century, "ready or not" it is worth considering the lessons learned in broadband implementation programs in the USA. While the Minnesota program ...

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Asian Honey Bees DAF

Hot weather hits honey stocks

Australia’s honey industry is preparing for a difficult 2014, with abnormal weather conditions set to deliver the lowest national honey yields in at least a decade. A combination of excessive heat, flood and drought has ...

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Dredging impact map

Tourism Industry demands stop to dredging

The impact of dredging is widespread

Tourism industry associations’ plea to GBRMPA over permit for dumping of port dredge spoil in waters of the Great Barrier Reef

Four Queensland peak tourism industry associations have this week expressed grave concerns ... Read online.