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.

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Brisbane's vision for the future

Katherine Feeney Think fewer cars in the city, towering skyscrapers and thick residential development along key suburban transport corridors and you have an idea of how Brisbane is going to develop over the next 20...

'Other Brisbane' eyes a name change

Brisbane

Katherine Feeney What's in a name? A lot, says Gosford mayor Lawrie McKinna, who has kicked off a campaign to change the name of a prominent harbour area on the NSW central coast called Brisbane Water to save...

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Brisbane's population loss is Gold Coast's gain

The Greater Brisbane statistical area recorded a net loss of 2265 people through intrastate migration in the 12 months before the 2011 census.

Katherine Feeney Inner-city Brisbane ranks up there with the outback as a place Queenslanders are keen to move away from, according to a census summary report released by the Queensland Treasury Department.

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'Sugar daddies' a learning experience for students

Hugh Hefner

Katherine Feeney US-based dating website helps Brisbane students pay for uni by connecting them with willing 'sugar daddies' - but says it is not prostitution.

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Branson tells UQ forum not to waste money on degrees

Sir Richard Branson

Katherine Feeney Billionaire Sir Richard Branson used a university-sponsored lunch to tell a room full of MBAs, undergraduates and high schoolers not to waste money on business degrees.

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River’s Edge Strategy flags water taxis, river walks and zip-line to the CBD

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Katherine Feeney More inner-city bridges, Sydney-style water taxis, riverfront dining venues and a zip-line connecting Kangaroo Point to the CBD could be realised under a draft planning scheme now open for public...

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Reveal bus services changes, transport minister told

Brisbane bus routes are under the microscope.

Tony Moore and Katherine Feeney Pressure is mounting on the Transport Minister Scott Emerson to announce changes to southeast Queensland's busways before the university semester begins.

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Bridge cost close to being revealed

Katherine Feeney Brisbane commuters are “very near” to finding out how much it will cost to build the council's new bus bridge between the Cultural Centre and the city, and when it will be launched.

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Meet the snow birds: Brisbane's hidden population

South Bank Parklands

Katherine Feeney A house seems like a fixed structure, but everyone knows theirs will expand or contract depending on the season; roofs shift in summer, doors warp in damp, and table settings swell come Christmas.

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Peculiar, provocative and otherworldly at Old Government House

Qld

Katherine Feeney Anyone who's ever been outraged by government spending should spare a thought for the residents of old Brisbane.