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Ruth McCosker is an urban affairs reporter at the Brisbane Times, with a special interest in Brisbane City Council

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Increasingly, young Queensland men don't give a XXXX about drinking

A Queensland Health report has revealed young men are less likely to binge drinks than seniors.

  • by Ruth McCosker

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Triple M wins breakfast radio ratings battle

Triple M wins breakfast radio ratings battle

The Triple M breakfast show with Marto, Robin and The Moonman has taken lead in the radio ratings, knocking Hit105's Stav, Abby and Matt out of the top spot.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Teething problems for Queensland's new container scheme

Teething problems for Queensland's new container scheme

Residents wanting to use Queensland's new container recycling scheme have struggled due to hard-to-find locations and incorrect plastic bags.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Boatie rescued off Sunshine Coast after 24 hours at sea

Boatie rescued off Sunshine Coast after 24 hours at sea

A man who was forced to spend the night at sea after the engine failed on his boat was found by rescuers on Monday.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Brisbane to get new inner-city ferry terminal

Brisbane to get new inner-city ferry terminal

A $12 million CityCat terminal will be built at the $100 million Howard Smith Wharves development.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Multimillion-dollar double-decker CityCat to be built

Multimillion-dollar double-decker CityCat to be built

Brisbane’s fleet of CityCats is getting a new addition, with a $3.7 million double-decker high-speed catamaran to be delivered in 2019.

  • by Ruth McCosker
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Ratepayers to partially cover million-dollar court battle cost blow out

Ratepayers to partially cover million-dollar court battle cost blow out

A court battle has blown the cost of a local pool upgrade out by more $1 million, with Brisbane City Council having to help pay the bill.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Road closures and transport changes ahead of Taylor Swift concert

Road closures and transport changes ahead of Taylor Swift concert

Road closures, restricted parking and hundreds of extra buses are in place ahead of Taylor Swift’s Brisbane performance of her Reputation Stadium Tour.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Master plan proposed for mine site in Brisbane's south

Master plan proposed for mine site in Brisbane's south

A 15-year plan has been proposed to transform a mine site in Brisbane's south into a future business park and green space.

  • by Ruth McCosker
Bouncer charged with grievous bodily harm after Brisbane pub brawl

Bouncer charged with grievous bodily harm after Brisbane pub brawl

A security guard has been charged by police after allegedly punching a patron outside a Brisbane pub.

  • by Ruth McCosker
King George Square won't be getting a fountain until at least 2023

King George Square won't be getting a fountain until at least 2023

The long-awaited return of a water fountain to King George Square in Brisbane CBD has been delayed because of Brisbane Metro.

  • by Ruth McCosker