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Fighting Stereotypes And Instilling Local Pride Through A Unified Voice

Kathleen de Leon | Posted 09.04.2014 | Good News
Kathleen de Leon

It was time to show ourselves and the outside world the real Logan City and encourage people to stand up and be proud to tell people that we are from Logan-- and not hiding by telling people that we are from "the south side of Brisbane."

A Profile of Soprano Tony Arnold -- Guest Artist at Santa Fe Chamber Festival 2014

Sean Martinfield | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

Soprano Tony Arnold is a luminary in the world of Chamber Music and Art Song. Today's classical composers are inspired by her inherently beautiful voice, consummate musicianship, and embracing spirit.

10 Great Getaways Within The World's Busiest Cities

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel

Cities have everything -- great people, great food, great public transportation -- the list goes on and on. But sometimes they don't have the one thin...

18 Reasons Why Australia Is Travel Heaven

minube | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
minube

With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.

Watch Street Artists Transform An Empty Building Into A Graffiti Masterpiece

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Shortly before a warehouse in Brisbane, Australia was set to be demolished, street artist Sofles (along with selinamiles, Dr. apple, Fintan Magee, Dj ...

Brisbane Brings it On: How to do Adventure in Queensland's Capital City

Megan Snedden | Posted 08.27.2013 | Travel
Megan Snedden

Where Brisbane truly lets its hair down is off the eastern coast at Stradbroke Island, or Straddie as locals call it. Australians affectionately refer to many things by their diminutive form. Sunglasses: sunnies. Board shorts: boardies. Barbeque: Barbie. An island should be no exception.

Dead Baby Found In Washer

Posted 03.14.2012 | World

Police are investigating the death of a newborn child found dead inside a washing machine in Brisbane, Australia, according to The Australian. The ...

PHOTOS: Queensland Australia Floods One Year Later

Posted 01.17.2012 | World

Queensland Australia remembers one year after a flood that killed 35 people and caused major damage to Brisbane and surrounding areas. These photos sh...

Sprinkles The Drooling Koala Gets Lifesaving Surgery

David Moye | Posted 10.11.2011 | Weird News

Australian vets are helping a 2-year-old koala have a better "koala-ty" of life by using radiation to stop its excessive drooling. The slobbering k...

No Weigh: Lady Justice Denied Her Scale In Brisbane

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

There's justice in Brisbane, she just no longer has her scale. At the Supreme Court, Lady Justice's scales have disappeared, the Courier Mail repo...

Rats On A Plane

AP | By SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

SYDNEY -- A flight crew checking the cabin of a Qantas plane before takeoff found rats in a compartment holding medical equipment, grounding the plane...

I'm With Stupid: Planking the Walk and Other Dumb Places

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.20.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

It pained me earlier this week to learn that another country has beaten us to the punch with what is definitely one of the dumbest ideas yet. Australia recently gave birth to a fad called "planking" that is, quite literally, painfully stupid.

Australia's Flood-Ravaged North Anxiously Awaits Cyclone

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — Authorities scrambled to airlift hospital patients from the path of a cyclone roaring toward waterlogged northeastern Australia and urg...

Weekly Mulch: Why is the U.S. Losing the Clean Energy Race to China? Blame the Climate Cranks

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao touched on energy issues in the bilateral summit between t...

Shocking Aerial Views Show Extent Of Australia's Flood Crisis

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

High-resolution aerial photos taken over Brisbane last week have revealed the scale of devastation across dozens of suburbs and tens of thousands of h...

PHOTOS: Brisbane Under Water

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Australia's third largest city, Brisbane, has been consumed by floods in recent days, as has the state of Queensland. The problem has been recurrin...

Australia's Third Largest City Under Water

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRISBANE, Australia — Floodwaters washing through Australia's third-largest city crested Thursday just shy of record levels but high enough to s...

Australian Woman Trapped Beside Toilet For A Week

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRISBANE, Australia — An Australian woman was rescued after spending a week wedged between her toilet and the bathroom door, an official said Tu...