Archive for posts tagged with 'politics'

Healthy Harold


Healthy Harold saved from funding cuts

Australia’s favourite giraffe appears to have had its neck saved from the chopping block. ABC News reports that…

Brisbane traffic jam

Motoring News & Reviews

Brisbane has the second highest transport costs in Australia

Brisbane families are spending more than $19,000 a year in transport costs, according to The Australian Automobile…



Win Churchill tickets [Closed]

Churchill follows Britain’s iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the days before the infamous D-Day…

The Hateful Eighteen-C


The Hateful Eighteen-C: Malcolm Turnbull gets the Tarantino treatment

Insiders video editor Huw Parkinson has given the debate surrounding section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act the…


Brisbane Extra

More superstars could be on their way to the Gabba

After frequent “moaning” in the lead-up to Adele’s concert, Brisbane City Council has decided…

Walled Off Hotel


Banksy opens the most unique hotel in the world

Notorious street artist Banksy is opening a hotel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and you can stay there — if you…


Things to do

Brisbane goes back to the future at Myriad Festival

Brisbane’s new festival of technology and culture will put the eyes of the world on the River City. Designed by…

Pauline Hanson

Health & Fitness

Pauline Hanson slammed by health experts for vaccination comments

Pauline Hanson is under fire again, as health experts slam her “dangerous”, “ignorant”…

Graham Quirk

Your Say

Should Brisbane do more to embrace street art?

A photo of Lord Mayor Graham Quirk cracking down on street art at a skate park has sparked debate about the…

Emo Trump


Donald Trump’s tweets have been turned into an emo song

Oh, good, somebody found a way to make Donald Trump’s Twitter account even MORE obnoxious. Even the most…

Sean Spicer


Sean Spicer’s Alternative ABCs

Learn the alphabet with Trump’s embattled press secretary Sean Spicer. It's fair to say that Sean Spicer has had…

Australia Post managing director Ahmed Fahour

Your Say

Should the boss of Australia Post make 10 times more than the PM?

A Senate committee has revealed the staggering salaries being paid to Australia Post employees, after the company…

Trump Turnbull


SNL nails that Trump/Turnbull phone call

The latest episode of Saturday Night Live featured an extremely accurate reenactment of President Donald Trump’s…

Donald Trump

Brisbane Extra

‘Fake news’ is the word of the year

‘Fake news’ has topped ‘halal snack pack’ to be named Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the…

Trump Bane


Who said it better: Donald Trump or Bane?

If you watched President Donald Trump’s inaugural address on the weekend, you might have noticed that it sounded…

Daylight saving

Your Say

Does Queensland need another referendum on daylight saving?

A petition calling on the Queensland government to call another referendum on daylight saving has attracted more than…


Brisbane Extra

Facebook rolls out tools to fight ‘fake news’

It might be safe to read your news feed again soon. Facebook has begun rolling out new tools to combat the spread…

Executive Building

Brisbane Extra

Say goodbye to the Queensland Executive Building

Queenslanders will have one last chance to bid farewell to the building that has been the state’s epicentre of…