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South Bank traders 'pushed out' of riverside precinct

Marissa Calligeros Long-serving South Bank restaurateurs, cafe owners and traders claim they are being “pushed out” of the riverside precinct.

Viva la France at South Bank this weekend

The Brisbane French Festival will take over the South Bank cultural forecourt this weekend.

Natalie Bochenski Indulge your love of baguettes, brie and berets this weekend.

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Man suffers fractured skull after being struck with pole at South Bank

A 22-year-old man has been transported to hospital with a fractured skull after allegedly being hit with a metal pole at South Bank.

Second man charged over South Bank assualt

Police have charged a second man following a South Bank assault that left a man with a fractured skull.

South Bank Corporation to 'pay their fair share'

South Bank Parklands

Tony Moore The South Bank Corporation will be forced to pay more than $800,000 in "rates" on its riverside land for the first time after an historic agreement was approved by Brisbane City Council last night.

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Detour trucks around Mater Hospital to save lives: scientist

Mater Hospital scientist Sagie Pillai.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council and state government planning authorities will have blood on their hands if quick steps are not taken to remove heavy vehicles from Stanley Street near the Mater Hospital, a...

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Architects' bid to save QPAC from 30-storey towers

Queensland Performing Arts Centre, part of the Queensland Cultural Precinct.

Tony Moore Queensland architects want QPAC to be heritage-listed before the state government pushes ahead with plans to build two 30-storey towers on the landmark site.

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Cyclist death prompts calls for Gabba to Goodwill Bridge bike lane

Cycle groups call for an uninterrupted bike lane from the Gabba to the Goodwill Bridge.

Tony Moore and Kim Stephens Leading cycling groups say the tragic death of a young cyclist has highlighted the immediate need for an uninterrupted, designated bike lane from the Gabba to the Goodwill Bridge.

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Kurilpa: Residents call for international design competition

An artist's impression of buildings in the Kurilpa draft plan.

Tony Moore It worked for South Bank in the 1990s and now an international design competition should be used to lay out the future for nearby South Brisbane, say West End residents.

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Talk to us first on South Brisbane plan: Quirk

Draft of the Kurilpa Riverfront Renewal Master Plan.

Tony Moore Do you want to want revitalise South Brisbane?

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Lord Mayor's business awards include ninjas and trampolines

The success of Vuly Trampolines has been recognised via the Lord Mayor's Business Awards.

Eveline Fielding Graham Quirk has named a diverse selection for the 2014 Lord Mayor's Business Awards.

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Bristix paves the way for cheap Brisbane Festival tickets

Scene from DESH.

Natalie Bochenski Brisbane Times today launches Bristix, an exciting new concept in collaboration with Brisbane Festival organisers.

Happy birthday Mr Newman, Brisbane, here's a sign

Premier Campbell Newman.

Amy Remeikis It’s his birthday and he’ll only talk signs and government messages if he wants to.

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Brisbane CBD discount parking extended indefinitely

Brisbane deputy mayor Adrian Schrinner.

Kim Stephens Brisbane City Council has indefinitely extended its off-peak $5 parking deal due to the overwhelming popularity of the offer.

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Your Weekend August 15,16,17 | 2014

<i>Patyegarang</i> by Bangarra Dance Company.

Natalie Bochenski Rain may be forecast but there are plenty of things to do and see in Brisbane this mid-August weekend.

Police release guide to G20 transport changes

Kristian Silva With November’s G20 Summit approaching, police have released a snapshot guide for residents likely to be impacted by road closures and public transport delays.

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New vision for South Brisbane includes two new parks, amphitheatre

An artist's impression of the revamped riverfront.

Tony Moore The old Parmalat Milk Factory on the river at South Brisbane will become a park and an amphitheatre will be built nearby as part of Brisbane City Council’s new vision for South Brisbane.

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South Brisbane's Parmalat warns shifting costs 'hundreds of millions of dollars'

Kurilpa

Tony Moore Land occupier Parmalat's Milk has dropped a brick of reality into plans to revitalise South Brisbane by saying it would cost them several "hundreds of millions of dollars" for them to shift and they...

Light rail should be part of South Brisbane's future: residents

Tony Moore It is time for light rail in South Brisbane and South Bank, West End Community Association president Dr Erin Evans said after Thursday's launch of a South Brisbane master plan.

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Your Weekend August 22, 23, 24 | 2014

David Suchet in <i>The Last Confession</i>.

Natalie Bochenski Get into nature, see brilliant theatre or get into party mode this weekend in and around Brisbane.