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Best of Brisbane: Long weekend ideas
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Best of Brisbane: Long weekend ideas

We know the anticipation of another long weekend is almost too overwhelming to sit still at your computer, but spare a few minutes and you’ll be rewarded with our picks for the best ways to spend the Labour Day long weekend in Brisbane. more


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TWE Gold Coast Whale Watching
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Gold Coast Whale Watching Weekend List

I wake as the sun peeks over the horizon, and into a rucksack I sling a simple change of clothes, beach attire, a good tome, and a few overnight essentials with haste. I boil the kettle and pour a steaming cup of coffee into my KeepCup, before hitting the road with fervour. Pointing my wheels south, I dash down the coast while my sleepy companions snooze in the backseat. more

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TWE tedxbrisbane
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TEDxBrisbane 2014 registrations now open

TEDxBrisbane has announced that registrations are now open to attend TEDxBrisbane 2014, and so begins the countdown to this inspiring event. In precisely 52 days from today, the wonderful Brisbane Powerhouse will once again be teeming with hundreds of people from the TEDxBrisbane community. Last year the sell-out event saw more than 500 people leave at the end of the day feeling inspired after a stellar line-up of speakers, including the finale with Li Cunxin. TEDxBrisbane creates and fosters a sense of community amongst the people and organisations who have gathered (and continue to gather) around this event, providing a cultural focus and impetus for conversation and debate. TEDxBrisbane is a full day of ideas, conversation and community and is set to take place on Sunday October 5 from 9:00 am until 9:30 pm (including an after party). The day is shaping up to be an… more

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TWE Griffith Review
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Griffith Review: Culture Wars or Cultural Solutions?

For a single evening on Thursday May 1, Griffith Review’s founding editor Julianne Schultz and deputy chair of the Australia Council Robyn Archer will talk about culture and its significance. The two cultural leaders will convene at Brisbane Powerhouse on the evening to discuss their opinions and experience about culture and its place in political discussions and in Australia. The event entitled Griffith Review: Culture Wars or Cultural Solutions? will be filmed as part of ABC TV’s Big Ideas program. more

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TWE Garrison Town, Brisbane City
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Garrison Town takes you back to Brisbane in 1942

What is a typical day like for you? It’s likely that you wake up to the sound of your phone's alarm, before jumping on the train or bus to get to work, where you plug away at a computer all day, heading out to grab lunch and perhaps an afternoon coffee. And, if it’s a good day, you may even make your gym or yoga class after work. more

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TWE Rainy Days Weekend List
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The Rainy Days Weekend List

The grey blanket that cloaked the sky last week delivered a dense downpour that made us want to pull the covers over our heads and remain snuggled up in bed for most of the day. If you don’t have to trudge into the office, or a dreary day falls on a play day, here are a few suggestions for starving off cabin fever and keeping cosy. more

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TWE Lockyer Valley
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The Farmer Appreciation Weekend List

Those of us with piled-up plates and food in the fridge have plenty to be thankful for. Not only should we be counting our blessings for having enough fodder to fill our bellies, but we should also be offering a metaphorical high-five to the farmers who have worked tirelessly to bring the goods from paddock to plate. more

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TWE The Weekend Edition birthday
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Discover what’s new on The Weekend Edition

When the month of March rolls around, we get mighty excited because it's our birthday month! We launched our very first issue of The Weekend Edition on Thursday March 8 in 2012, and it's been such an incredible journey so far. We've not only seen our own team grow, but we have also watched and been a part of documenting how our city has grown and become a winsome tapestry rich with food lovers, artisans and changemakers that better Brisbane with each new day and new idea. more

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The Redlands Roaming Weekend List
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The Redlands Roaming Weekend List

Made for days spent weaving through streets by car and waterways by boat, the Redlands is a charming and relaxed pocket of coastal towns just half an hour southeast of bustling Brisbane. This weekend we’re getting back to our colonial roots, discovering the heritage trails of the area, and letting our curiosity lead us to roam unknown islands. more