Rallies take temperature

Twin rallies on Sunday took the temperature of the electorate at Parliament House and Roma Street. LNP beware, the electorate is getting restless.

The Griffith by-election campaign seems to be heating up with the weather. All Westend residents and many of you who work in the area vote in the seat of Griffith.

Since the February print issue will be in your hands next week a few stories in this issue are just teasers. Roberta McWhirter's witty take on the campaign will have many of you ROFL. Read it and roll.

Ralph Stamos

Three monkeys moves on

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.

Peter Wellington addresses Freedom Day rally

Freedom Day channels anger over VLAD laws

"Hurt them in the ballot box. Don't throw away your vote. Put the LNP last" Independent MP Peter Wellington

Brisbane’s Freedom Day rally yesterday attracted more than 1,000 motorcycle riders and supporters angry at the attacks on civil liberties by the  ... Read online.

Invasion day marches to Musgrave Park

Invasion day marches to Musgrave Park

Uncle Wayne Wharton telling young activists “We are stronger than the bikies. No-one is going to take our colours. No-one.”

Hundreds of people of all races, colours and ages marched from Queensland Parliament House to Musgrave Park yesterday to commemorate Invasion Day. Sovereignty ... 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 have indicated that they will attend so it is shaping up to be a wild and woolly if fast-paced ride ... Read online.

Griffith candidates

Greens spearhead progressive push

Geoff Ebbs with four of the candidates lowest on his ticket

Green preferences will go to  five progressive micro parties ahead of the ALP in the Griffith by-election.

“The Greens spearhead a progressive movement that is a coalition of concerned citizens and activists opposed to putting short term ... Read online.

Terri Butler and Bill Shorten

Butler battles for truckies

Terri Butler with leader Bill Shorten and TWU members campaigning for Griffith

Griffith by-election Labor candidate Terri Butler stood up for motorists, truckies and their families this morning when she took her pledge to save the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal for a safer and fairer road ... Read online.

Rudd's resignation has not delighted the Good Burghers of Griffith

A Fresh-New-Face and the suppository of righteousness

The Good Burghers of Griffith can't laugh along with Kev no more

Most Australians and nearly all Queenslanders are heartily sick of politics: None more so than the people of Griffith. They adored the Ruddster with rock-fan like devotion only ... Read online.

“Do you back the Renewable Energy Target?”

“Do you back the Renewable Energy Target?”

45,000 people in seat of Griffith have solar, thanks to Renewable Energy Target.

Analysis released today by the Australian Solar Council shows over 45,000 residents in the electorate of Griffith have solar PV or solar hot water systems on their homes.

“This analysis confirms the importance of ... Read online.

Our Dreaming exhibits at the State Library of Queensland

Our Dreaming animated at State Library

A visitor to the State Library of Queensland enjoys the explosion of colour in Our Dreaming

State Library has been transformed into an explosion of colour for new exhibition Our Dreaming: animating country.

Large scale projections, three-dimensional art installations, augmented reality, ...

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National Gallery of Canada buys work by Queenslander Danie Mellor

Canada buys local artwork

Maba-I-Bala Rugu (of Power in Darkness) by Danie Mellor

Queensland Arts Minister Ian Walker has congratulated Queensland Indigenous artist Danie Mellor on his international success, with the National Gallery of Canada purchasing a major work.

Mr Walker said the Gallery’s purchase of Mr Mellor’s triptych  ... Read online.

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