Former Holden worker recalls Brisbane plant closure
Noel Fletcher knows exactly how GM Holden's assembly workers in South Australia feel. In 1984 one of GMH's first Australian assembly plants, in the Brisbane suburb of Acacia Ridge, closed its doors. More than 1000 people, including Mr Fletcher, lost ...
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Brisbane G20 summit: inside the security zone
... meeting in Brisbane in 2014. Photo: Supplied. But while their experience of Brisbane will be luxury hotel suites, motorcades and the sure-to-be tastefully furnished interior of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, what will it mean for ...
Will Deague to build Art Series hotel in Brisbane
A Melbourne property entrepreneur has turned his eye to Brisbane with plans to build a $155 million boutique hotel. It will be the biggest development outside Melbourne for developer Will Deague who founded the Art Series Hotel Group four years ago.
Alleged diamond ring thief fronts Brisbane court
A man accused of swallowing two stolen diamond rings has appeared in a Brisbane court. David William Watts is charged with two counts of fraud, one count of stealing, and one count of stealing property worth more than $5,000. It is alleged he stole two ...
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Police investigate after woman's body found in building on Queen Street, Brisbane
A WOMAN'S body has been found on the pool deck of the Mantra Hotel on Queen St in Brisbane. It is believed the woman was a foreign national in her 50s. It is believed she died after a fall from a higher floor of the hotel onto the pool deck, although ...
QLD: Office leases, 300 Queen Street, Brisbane
THREE companies have signed new leases on office space in Brisbane's CBD for a combined net annual rental of $822,000. A Commonwealth department, Fragomen Immigration Lawyers and Griffith Hack, a specialist intellectual property firm have all taken ...
Qld Museum unveils new dinosaur exhibition with 3D models in Brisbane
More than 100 fossils including dinosaurs, megafauna and ancient marine reptiles are now on display at a new exhibition at the Queensland Museum in Brisbane. The fossils have come from across Queensland and the oldest dates back more than 245 ...
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