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.

Valley property owners on notice

Katherine Feeney New local laws passed by council last night are set to stamp out Fortitude Valley's grungy image once and for all, with building owners now facing serious consequences should their property fall into...

Flood buyback will transform 6ha of properties into parks

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Katherine Feeney Brisbane City Council has decided the future for $35 million worth of flood-affected land once shared between 73 private property owners across Brisbane.

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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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Analysis

Brisbane's vision for the future

Brisbane's CBD is set to rise higher in the next 20 years.

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...

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Queensland's open data push goes 'global'

Premier Campbell Newman, Minister for Mining Andrew Cripps and Assistant Minister for eGovernment Ray Stevens inspect Queensland Globe (22)

Katherine Feeney Premier Campbell Newman has unveiled the prize piece of his government's so-called open data revolution, Queensland Globe.

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CBD workers earn most as suburbs miss out

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Katherine Feeney If you want to earn the big bucks, get a job in the city – new analysis of census data reveals the highest average salaries in Brisbane are paid to CBD workers.

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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.

Publican prevents death of the Orient

Katherine Feeney Brisbane's Orient Hotel, the historic pub that launched Powderfinger, has been rocked by rumours of financial strife as last week's sudden closure left patrons shocked and music promoters angry.

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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...

Residents take advantage of car park squeeze

The average weekly rent for a 'blackmarket' Brisbane parking spaces is $79.

Katherine Feeney Scores of Brisbane residents are making up to $120 a week from leasing their driveways and garages to motorists eager to avoid the city's steep off-street parking fees and sprawling metered on-street...

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