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.

Brisbane's population loss is Gold Coast's gain

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.

Gold Coast mental health unit set to open

The new mental health unit at the Gold Coast University Hospital.

Katherine Feeney Iron beds in long, dark prison-like dorms are a world away from a new breed of mental health unit design soon to open for patients at the Gold Coast.

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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Games legacy shapes up for Gold Coast

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Katherine Feeney Delhi got a four-lane flyway, expanded metro network, airport refurbishment and a suite of world-class stadiums when the Indian city hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

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Taxi fare gouge warning

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Katherine Feeney Taxi passengers should be on alert for drivers demanding hefty upfront fees this Christmas.

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Girl in hospital after poisoning

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

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.

Legionella testing expensive and lengthy, minister warns

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Katherine Feeney Testing for legionella bacteria at hundreds of hospitals across Queensland could take a long time, and cost a lot of money Health Minister Lawrence Springborg told reporters as he moved to dampen...

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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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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..

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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Taking care of equality

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Katherine Feeney Going back into the closet after decades living freely is a very real prospect for some of about 25,000 same-sex-attracted over-65s in greater Brisbane looking into aged-care.

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Fare satisfaction up but has long way to go

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Katherine Feeney Commuter satisfaction with TransLink fares edged higher in the past four months, according to figures released today, but the score of 50 out of 100 remains well short of benchmarks.

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Tunnels the 'result of poor planning'

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Katherine Feeney As Brisbane's $1.5 billion Legacy Way tunnel project reaches another milestone, top infrastructure minds say governments need to act now to avoid the “last resort” of going underground...

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Queensland TAFEs face uncertain future

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Katherine Feeney A 40 per cent reduction in the number Queensland TAFEs is one of the more contentious recommendations made to Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek in an interim report set to seal the sector's...

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Mine sex work a hot bed of controversy

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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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Galaxy of stars greet new complex

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Katherine Feeney As if Seal, Michael Bolton and Tony Bennett weren't enough, Jupiters on the Gold Coast has announced Destiny's Child songstress Kelly Rowland as latest in a galaxy of stars booked for the casino's...