Archive for posts tagged with 'Australia Day'

Victoria Park Australia Day

Things to do

What’s on this Australia Day in Brisbane

With Australia Day looming, it’s about time to start figuring out how you’re going to make the most of your day…

Freshen Up your Fridays with Treasury Summer Nights

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Freshen Up your Fridays with Treasury Summer Nights

Friday night drinks are about to get a whole lot more fun with Treasury Brisbane’s new Summer offering. If…

Australia Day at the Victoria Park Bistro

Event Guide

Australia Day at the Victoria Park Bistro

From sack races to tug of war, you will find plenty of activities at Victoria Park to celebrate Australia Day 2017…

Matty Johns

Brisbane Extra

Matty Johns makes the Great Australian Speech

Australia’s great new orator is… Matty Johns? Yep. Just days after Stan Grant's "Martin Luther King…

The Rubens

Brisbane Extra

25 songs you won’t believe made the Hottest 100

Triple J’s Hottest 100 has come and gone for another year, and as always, the countdown has had more than its…

Orange Sky Laundry

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane boys named Young Australians of the Year

Two mates from Brisbane with a simple idea to help the homeless have been named the Young Australians of the Year. Orang…

Rosie Batty

Parenting

Rosie Batty makes her last speech as Australian of the Year

Tonight, a new Australian of the Year will be announced. We’re excited, but also a little sad, because Rosie…

Straya Shrapnel

Brisbane Extra

Russell Coight, goon bags and Schapelle Corby headline revamped Aussie coins

If you think our shrapnel is in need of a facelift, you’ll love these new designs from Aussie illustrator Aaron…

Australia Day

Things to do

What’s on this Australia Day in Brisbane

It’s that time again! From cockroach races and epic burger challenges to fireworks and backyard cricket,…

Queen Elizabeth

Your Say

Is it time for Australia to become a republic?

The move for Australia to break away from the monarchy has picked up serious momentum today, with all but one of…

Stan Grant

Brisbane Extra

Is this Australia’s “Martin Luther King moment”?

Stan Grant’s powerful speech about the “Australian dream” has gone viral in the lead-up to Australia…

Surfers Paradise

National

The hottest Australia Day escapes

Okay, so this technically isn’t a long weekend, but that hasn’t stopped plenty of Aussies from chasing the…

James Ross-Munro

Video

Fair dinkum Aussie heroes thwart robbery

Is it too late to vote for the Australian of the Year? Because we’ve got a couple of true blue candidates right…

Lord Mayor Australia Day Awards

Brisbane Extra

Local heroes honoured at Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards

Outstanding Brisbane citizens have been recognised at the 2016 Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards ceremony at…

Deadpool

Video

A special Australia Day message from Deadpool

True blue Aussie legend Deadpool just wants you to have a great Australia Day. Well, okay, Deadpool isn't actually…

Australia Day

Things to do

Your ultimate guide to the Australia Day weekend in Brisbane

Whether you’ve got Tuesday off or not, we’ve got you covered with Australia Day events all weekend. Party…

Australia Day Portside Pop-Up

Event Guide

Australia Day Portside Pop-Up

Celebrate Australian producers in style this Australia Day at this Portside Wharf event. Cheese lovers can stop by…

Strewth Australia Day Weekend

Event Guide

Strewth Australia Day Weekend

STREWTH is the Elephant Hotel's Australia Day weekend party now in it's second year. This free entry event will run…