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Kate Middleton steals show as Brisbane welcomes royals

Amy Remeikis Waiting for Kate is an interesting process.

Prince William and Duchess Catherine rock Brisbane

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One could have been forgiven for thinking One Direction was in town.

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Royal tour 2014: Prince William and Kate visit Brisbane and RAAF Base in Amberley

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Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Brisbane on their first official tour of Australia.

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Where to see Prince William and Kate in Brisbane

Britain's Prince William (R), his wife Catherine (L), the Duchess of Cambridge, and their son Prince George depart from the international airport in Wellington on their way to Australia on April 16, 2014.  William, Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.    AFP PHOTO / MARK TANTRUM / POOL

Marissa Calligeros The best spot for royal watchers in Brisbane on Saturday will be at South Bank.

Royal visit comes to Brisbane

William and Kate visit Manly Beach on Friday to view a surf life saving display.

Marissa Calligeros Prince William and his wife Kate are due to greet crowds in Brisbane on the fourth day of their 10-day Australian tour on Saturday.

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Woman hit by ute in Brisbane's CBD

Marissa Calligeros A 20-year-old woman has suffered head injuries after being hit by a ute in Brisbane’s CBD.

230 Qld arrests in Operation Unite

Natalie Bochenski Police arrested 230 people across the state overnight as part of Operation Unite.

Fatal car crash in Logan

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Natalie Bochenski A man in his 50s has died in a Logan car crash.

Girl seriously burnt at campground

A girl is being treated for burns after falling onto hot coals at a camping ground.

Brisbane hotel shortage costs about 121,000 visitors a year: Mayor

Brisbane City Council will consider extending a  moratorium on infrastructure charges in a bid to attract more hotel developers to the city.

Kristian Silva Brisbane City Council will consider extending a moratorium for new high-end CBD hotels, potentially saving developers millions of dollars in fees.

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Brisbane dad claims $40m Powerball win

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A Brisbane family's lives have likely changed forever after winning the $40 million Powerball jackpot.

Two die in fiery Brisbane truck crash

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Two men have died after their trucks burst into flames during a crash in Brisbane's northeast.

Forward Brisbane Leadership: a colourful history

Tony Moore Forward Brisbane Leadership - the fundraising trust that catapulted Campbell Newman to Brisbane’s lord mayoralty and the Queensland premier’s job - was always colourful.

Coffee vendors to set up at Brisbane train stations

Coffee Machine at League of Honest Coffee CR: Mark Chew

Marissa Calligeros Coffee carts could soon be popping up at southeast Queensland train stations, but commuters will have to drink fast because hot beverages will not be allowed on public transport.

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Police shoot man in Brisbane

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A man is in a critical but stable condition after being shot by police during a domestic dispute on Brisbane’s bayside.

What's on in Brisbane during the Easter school holidays: 2014

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Jodi Panayotov The Easter school holidays in Brisbane are jam-packed with great things to do for children of all ages.

New dams considered to protect Ipswich, Brisbane

The government is considering raising Wivenhoe Dam by eight metres.

Tony Moore Government will announce by Christmas which of eight prospective dams it could build first.

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Brisbane job losses as BP refinery is closed

OIL AFR PHOTOGRAPH BY GLENN HUNT 24 OCTOBER 2007.  GENERIC- BP Bulwer Island Oil Refinery, energy, oil, gas, enviroment.  AFR FIRST USE ONLY SPECIALX 00000000

Marissa Calligeros Oil giant BP is about to announce changes to its Australian operations that could result in hundreds of job losses in Brisbane.

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Brisbane transit tunnel named

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Tony Moore Brisbane's underground bus and rail project will be named the BaT tunnel, the Queensland Government has announced.

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Philosopher Alain de Botton says Brisbane offers 'chaotic ugliness'

Howard Smith wharves (bottom of photo from dirt patch to bridge). Brisbane. Supplied

Kim Stephens Is Brisbane the ugliest duckling of Australian cities?

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