What’s On for the School Holidays

Keep the kids amused for the school holidays with our list of the best events and entertainment activities. Theatre Goosebumps meets Minecraft in Scaredy House at the
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Synergia Series 2021


Fashion innovator Iris Van Herpen to exhibit at GOMA

By Susan Schwartz In the world of fashion, there’s not much that hasn’t been done before – except for Dutch designer Iris van Herpen’s fantastical
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RACQ MotorFest 2024

Arts, Community, Events

What’s on this week

By Susan Schwartz If you want to know what to do this week and into the weekend, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our round-up of what’s on in Brisbane and
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Nightclub. | Newsreel

Arts, Business, Community, Dance, Events, Government, Music, State

Commissioner for Brisbane night life

A new Night Life Economy Commissioner will be tasked with working with businesses and live music venues to support the state’s entertainment precincts. Queensland
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Person gaming. | Newsreel

Arts, Business, Community, Events, Technology

New level for state’s game creators

Home-grown gaming creators are being acknowledged through an upcoming festival and increased grants funding. The Queensland Games Festival this month promises to be a
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Fashion Freak Show promotional photo. | Newsreel

Arts, Community, Events

Try Brisbane Festival’s program on for size

Arts enthusiasts are being encouraged to find their fit at this year’s Brisbane Festival, which will be headlined by a show from fashion designer Jean Paul
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Man in lab testing blood. | Newsreel


New test detects cancer ‘years’ earlier

A blood testing method, enhanced by artificial intelligence, has the potential to improve current methods of predicting cancer recurrence “by years”. A study
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Bacteria in Petrie dish. | Newsreel


Share your bacteria for science

If you’re keen to share the bacteria living on your body, Brisbane is the place to be. The river city is home to Australia’s first comprehensive human microbiome
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Female doctor in rural setting. | Newsreel

Business, Community, Health, Rural

Rural training helps medical specialists go bush

Medical specialist who train in rural areas are three times more likely to choose to work in country areas. New research led by the University of Notre Dame Australia
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Bowl of brussels sports and chocolate. | Newsreel

Business, Community, Health, Rural

Brussels sprouts chocolate targets food waste

Chocolate made from brussels sprouts is one of the innovative ways the horticulture industry is looking to tackle food waste. Featured at a recent industry event, the
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Chemist Warehouse sign. | Newsreel

Business, Community, Health, Retail

Merger ‘major change’ to pharmacy sector

Sigma Healthcare’s proposed purchase of Chemist Warehouse represents a major structural change for the pharmacy sector, according to the Australian Competition &
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Community, Education, Health, Research & Science

Headache post-COVID jab shows it’s working

Suffering side effects after the COVID vaccine indicates you are experiencing a robust immune response that is likely to lessen the chances of infection. Tiredness,
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Trampolinist Hudson Brown with PeopleIN CEO Ross Thompson, left, and Marketing and Communications Head Craig Thomas, right. | Newsreel


Partnership supports athlete’s Olympic dreams

A Brisbane-based workforce solutions company has joined a campaign to help keep Australian athletes on the path to Olympic glory. PeopleIN, which has headquarters in
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QUT rugby union player Meg Gemmell. | Newsreel


Rugby quartet tackle sevens in France

A quartet of QUT rugby players are soaking up pre-Olympic excitement in France as they represent Australia at the World University Championships Rugby Sevens this
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Injured football player. | Newsreel

Community, Education, Health, Research & Science, Sport

Blood test determines concussion severity

Researchers have discovered a blood test that can detect the effects of sport-related concussion and determine when it’s safe to return to the field. The Monash
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Young couple given keys to home. | Newsreel

Business, Community, Economy, Government, Property, Queensland Budget, Sport, State, Transport

State Budget targets cost-of-living support

By Steve Zeppa Election sweeteners continue to be rolled out as the Queensland Government prepares to hand down the State Budget this week. With a state election
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Woman jogging beside Brisbane river at Southbank. | Newsreel

Brisbane 2032, Community, Education, Health, Higher Education, Sport

Panel probes health legacy of Games

A free public event in Brisbane this week will discuss how the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games can provide long-term health benefits for Queenslanders. On Thursday,
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Artist's impression of new Chandler Sports Precinct. | Newsreel

Brisbane 2032, Community, Government, Sport, State

Businesses chase Chandler precinct upgrade work

More than 70 businesses attended briefings on tenders for work to upgrade Brisbane’s Chandler Sports Precinct. The $257m upgrade to the complex, which will host sports
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