Archive for posts tagged with 'Local stories'

Hopeful graduate

Brisbane Extra

Degrees of separation

In the ever-changing job market, some degrees are valuable currency and some have dropped in value. Find out what’…

Holden – the end of an Aussie icon

Motoring News & Reviews

Holden – the end of an Aussie icon

What would Brocky think? Holden’s favourite son and folk hero, the late Peter Brock, would have been the ideal…

Charity scammers – beware the Grinches this festive season

Brisbane Extra

Charity scammers – beware the Grinches this festive season

‘Tis the season of giving but don’t let your generosity be taken advantage of by charity scammers this Christmas. “It…

Buy locally this Christmas and support your community

Brisbane Extra

Buy locally this Christmas and support your community

“Think Queensland, buy locally this Christmas’ is a campaign the State Government has launched this…

Indoor spa and day bed

In the Home

Keep the history but make it modern

Looking at doing a spot of renovation? Well when faced with the challenge of how to renovate and modernise their 1915…

Behind the scenes with Julia Billington

Chatterbox

Behind the scenes with Julia Billington

Brisbane’s own Julia Billington chats with us about her recent success in gaining a key role in Australian feature…

Lily G wingback chair

In the Home

Furniture inspired by Wonderland

When Brisbane interior designer Melinda Boundy came up short in her search for the perfect piece of furniture, the…

Meet the parent whisperer

Parenting

Meet the parent whisperer

Meg Parkinson has been called the parent whisperer and she is struggling to keep up with demand from parents calling…

Michael Beatty

Brisbane Extra

Michael Beatty

bmag Person of the Year Candidate Michael Beatty has seen things in his line of work as RSPCA Queensland’s media and…

Philip Bacon

Brisbane Extra

Philip Bacon

bmag Brisbane Person of the Year candidate Philip Bacon is a lover of art, a generous nature and a keeper of…

Stefan

Brisbane Extra

Stefan

bmag Brisbane Person of the Year Candidate Stefan has a success story built on just 25 pounds, strong values and a…

Principal Double Bass Maxime Bibeau with the Gasparo da Salo double bass. Photo by Will Huxley.

Brisbane Extra

The price to play – investing in instruments

For professional musicians, quality is a must, and a good instrument can cost more than the family car and is very…

Dr Paul Licina

Brisbane Extra

Dr Paul Licina

bmag Brisbane Person of the Year candidate Dr Paul Licina is a local hero, but a reluctant one at that. Hero is a…

Members of the Pug Meetup group (left to right): Shawn, Tammy and Juggy (pug) from Norman Park and Tania and Peta (pug) from New Farm

Brisbane Extra

When strangers Meetup

All over Brisbane, strangers with similar interests are connecting and forming new communities via the internet thanks t…

Radmila Desic

Brisbane Extra

Radmila Desic

bmag Brisbane Person of the Year candidate Radmila Desic shows there is a future for women in the construction…

Amanda Abate (left) and Angie Asimus

Brisbane Extra

Women in news

The status of women in newsrooms is changing but rural areas continue to provide great learning grounds for new…

The art of being frugal

Brisbane Extra

The art of being frugal – how to live below the poverty line

As the cost of living continues to rise, people who live on the poverty line have developed their own tips for…

Rajuba Rashie (left); Fahim Hashim (right) Photography by Marc Grimwade

Brisbane Extra

Festival celebrates refugees

Refugees are overcoming the agony of leaving their home and families behind and are making successful new lives in…