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Designed disaster: how river city planners ‘got it all wrong’

Designed disaster: how river city planners ‘got it all wrong’

If planners could start from scratch, Brisbane would have a system of underwater tunnels and a riverfront skyline similar to New York.

  • by Ruth McCosker

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Tattersall's members to decide whether women should be members
Annastacia Palaszczuk

Tattersall's members to decide whether women should be members

The issue of women becoming members of the men-only Tattersall's Club continues to be raised because it has not been resolved, its president says.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Historic reservoir of intrigue nestled in inner Brisbane

Historic reservoir of intrigue nestled in inner Brisbane

There is a clutch of low-slung buildings behind the famous old windmill on top of the hill at Spring Hill that could easily be overlooked as some boring depot for the council works department.

  • by Brismania
Hundreds of electric scooters appear on Brisbane streets
Mark Bailey

Hundreds of electric scooters appear on Brisbane streets

People have been warned not to drink-ride or double-up on Lime's electric scooters, which have rolled out in Brisbane under a temporary permit so users do not face hefty fines.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Brisbane's biggest hole in the ground reaches halfway point
City life

Brisbane's biggest hole in the ground reaches halfway point

Brisbane's new casino and hotel resort complex does not open until 2020, however the 26-metre deep construction hole has reached the halfway point in time, 16 metres below George Street.

  • by Tony Moore
Last-minute exemption to save Brisbane scooter riders from hefty fines
Brisbane

Last-minute exemption to save Brisbane scooter riders from hefty fines

Transport Minister Mark Bailey has stepped in to offer a temporary exemption so people who give "illegal" electric scooters a spin this weekend are not slapped with fines of up to $10,000.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
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Authorities warn electric scooter users could be fined $10,000
City council

Authorities warn electric scooter users could be fined $10,000

Transport and Main Roads has warned against a planned trial of "illegal" Lime electric scooters in the Brisbane CBD.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Thousands of books go missing from SEQ libraries
Gold Coast

Thousands of books go missing from SEQ libraries

Figures show 75,000 items missing or stolen from SEQ library shelves.

  • by Alison Brown
What's left of the old Lang Park graveyard

What's left of the old Lang Park graveyard

A little churchyard cemetery in the shadow of the mighty Suncorp Stadium at Milton really is hallowed ground.

  • by Brismania
Dockless electric scooter-share scheme zooms in on Brisbane
Sydney

Dockless electric scooter-share scheme zooms in on Brisbane

A US-based company plans to introduce electric hire-on-demand scooters to Brisbane and Melbourne, after introducing its dock-free bikes in Sydney this week.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Brisbane to get new inner-city ferry terminal
City life

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