Katherine Feeney

Katherine Feeney

Katherine Feeney heads the urban affairs desk for brisbanetimes.com.au. She is also one of Australia’s leading commentators on sex, love, dating and relationships via her popular blog CityKat.

Decaying wharves to transform into lifestyle precinct

Katherine Feeney A lifestyle precinct to rival Eagle Street's Riverside dining stretch could be established under the Story Bridge within the next two years as City Hall prepares to release Howard Smith Wharves to...

Breast surgery generates most cosmetic complaints

Katherine Feeney Breast surgery generates the most complaints about cosmetic medical procedures in Queensland, according to the state's independent health watchdog.

Girl in hospital after poisoning

A toddler.

Katherine Feeney A girl remains seriously ill in hospital after allegedly being poisoned by her mother.

Woman 'on fire' after blast

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Katherine Feeney A woman has been rushed to hospital with burns after she was involved in an explosive fire in Auchenflower early Monday morning.

Tributes for stab victim amid fears for community

Max Waller has been named on social media as the victim of a Gold Coast stabbing.

Katherine Feeney Police are still appealing to the public for information about the stabbing death of a 28 year-old man at Broadbeach on Sunday, the third stabbing on the Gold Coast in a week.

Cairns couple victimised other boys, according to authorities

 Mark Newton

Katherine Feeney A Cairns couple who bought a Russian baby for the purpose of sexual exploitation have been linked to the abuse of other very young boys.

Audio to be recorded in cabs

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Katherine Feeney All conversations in cabs will be recorded and fare metres automated under new taxi regulations to be brought in by the state government..

Man caught drink-driving twice in one night

Katherine Feeney A man caught drink-driving twice in one night and two others who each blew about three times the legal limit were among 17 drivers caught in a weekend blitz in Ipswich.

Fugitive allegedly stole brain-damaged man's identity to escape capture

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Katherine Feeney A British fugitive, who escaped capture by allegedly stealing the identity of a brain-damaged New Zealand man, will face a Queensland court next week.

Rally death on final day of Sunshine Coast competition

International rally of Queensland.

Katherine Feeney One person is dead and another has been airlifted to hospital in Brisbane following a fatal crash at a major car rally in the Imbil State Forest on the Sunshine Coast.

School bus seatbelts rejected despite southern move

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Katherine Feeney Compulsory seatbelts on Queensland school buses will not be considered by the state government even as its conservative counterpart in Victoria moves to fund the safety initiative.

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Gold Coast a 'crime hot spot', data suggests

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Katherine Feeney The bloody stabbing death of a young man with alleged bikie connections on the steps of a luxury Gold Coast unit complex stands testament to the city's worsening culture of violence, a leading crime...

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Brisbane storm season: New SES depot for western suburbs

Brisbane is gearing up for another storm season.

Katherine Feeney New instructional videos, flood information tools and an SES depot for the western suburbs form the basis of Brisbane City Council’s pitch for a safer summer storm season.

What Brisbane's 'Big Brother' has seen

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Katherine Feeney Brisbane's 'Big Brother' surveillance network is watching and working, according to figures obtained by brisbanetimes.com.au.

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Plan heralds good tidings for Brisbane River

Does Brisbane make the most of its river?

Katherine Feeney The potential of the Brisbane River has not been realised, according to those who use it more than most. Will a new planning model from City Hall change all that?

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Council kicks in to rebuild Brothers clubhouse

Katherine Feeney Destroyed by a fire in April, the old Brothers Junior Rugby League Football Clubhouse at Stafford will be rebuilt anew with $500,000 from the council kitty, City Hall has confirmed.

Large hail the feature of storms in southeast

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Katherine Feeney and Freya Petersen The worst of the weekend storm activity looks to be over for the Brisbane region after the city's inner-west copped a battering, with hail bigger than golf-balls pelting Kenmore and surrounds.

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Mine sex work a hot bed of controversy

Prostitute

Katherine Feeney Minerals aren't the only source of riches driving regional Queensland's fly-in, fly-out workforce, with touring sex workers also reportedly cashing in on the resources boom.

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Sex assault at flood evacuation centre

Katherine Feeney Police are investigating a reported sexual assault at Brisbane’s primary emergency flood evacuation centre at the RNA showgrounds last night.

Neo-Nazi music festival to go ahead

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Katherine Feeney Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has maintained the stance of his Labor predecessor concerning a major white-pride event to be held in Brisbane this weekend.

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