When 4ZZZ's original space was being built by hand under the Schonell Theatre at Queensland University, a baby grand piano from the theatre above was bricked in to Studio 3. We don't know how they got it out...
The South Australian Ornithological Association says native bird species in the state’s parks are declining at an alarming rate.
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The organisation says data showed 15 bird species are no longer found in South Australia.
The zebra finch, brown tree creeper, black-chinned honeyeater and restless flycatcher are the latest to have been declared extinct in South Australia. Five minutes of colouring a day keeps the mind at bay
During a speech at Brisbane’s World Science Festival, Dr Stanley Rodski said as little as five minutes of daily colouring can have the same effect on the brain as one hour of meditation.
A new study has revealed Sweden, Germany and France are the only European nations pursuing environmental policies promised at the Paris climate conference.
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The data comes from the European Climate Leadership Board published by environmental campaign group Carbon Market Watch, a system ranking European nations according to their progress towards 40% emission reduction by 2030.
Poland, the Czech Republic, Spain and Italy were among the worst ranked.
UQ Liberal President resigns over Nazi claims
The University of Queensland Liberal National party president has resigned after claiming he would have joined Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party.
A new campaign will visit Brisbane tonight in the latest iteration of the fight over Adani’s Carmichael coal project.
Brisbane is the first in a series of four stops for the #StopAdani Roadshow as it travels the east coast, after the Townsville leg of the tour was cancelled due to concerns around incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Sydney, Canberra, and Melbourne will also host events.
Retired Queensland race horses have been given a second chance at life with Queensland Racing Minister Grace Grace launching a new animal welfare program.(Image Source: Public Domain Pictures)
The incentive will save the lives horses set for the abattoir when they are no longer needed in the racing industry.
Racing Australia’s 2016 annual report claims 90 percent of horses are rehomed when retired but this data is refuted by animal activists.
2000 staff pre-deployed ahead of Cyclone Debbie and more updates
In the midst of the oncoming category 4 tropical cyclone, the Queensland government has pre-deployed or put on standby 2000 staff to prepare for when Cyclone Debbie makes landfall later today.
Brisbane could be about to get its first superhero inspired residential building.
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Brisbane developers, Pointcorp, have lodged an application to build an apartment building on the banks of the river, which draws inspiration from Batman, and more specifically from Christopher Nolan’s, The Dark Knight trilogy.
The proposed building would have four sections - the water garden, verandah, entrance and Batcave - with the entrance featuring multipurpose areas with communal spaces and car parks that would much resemble the Batcave in the 2008 film.
Melbourne to Brisbane rail program fuels excitement