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Long Day at LAX waiting for the long flight

Tony and I both arrived at LAX nice and early today... We have 14 hours to Brisbane with a 2.5 hour layover and then 2.5 hour flight to Christchurch New Zealand. Let the adventure begin
Tags: Travel, Brisbane, Tony, Christchurch New Zealand

Queensland, Australia Drivers Set To Get Emoji Number Plates

The unusual move is set to be rolled out by Personalised Plates Queensland (PPQ) from next month, allowing drivers to adorn their number plates with a touch of emotion. From a report: Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) spokeswoman Rebecca Michael said it was no different from allowing drivers to express themselves with other available themes like their favorite footy team. "For quite some time we've seen that you can support your favourite team or your favourite town with a symbol on you...
Tags: Tech, Queensland, Brisbane, Michael, Royal Automobile Club of Queensland RACQ, Rebecca Michael

Australian soccer says no inquiry into firing of Stajcic

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop says there won’t be an inquiry into the controversial firing of former national women’s coach Alen Stajcic. Stajcic called for an investigation, saying that his January termination was without cause just five months before the women’s World Cup in France. The FFA fired Stajcic […]
Tags: News, France, Sports, Brisbane, FFA, David Gallop, Australia AP, Football Federation Australia, Alen Stajcic Stajcic

Tumbleweed + Hobo magic + Frozen Planet 1969, Friday 5 April at the Northern

Australian legends of swirling, psychedelic fuzz rock and grooves, Tumbleweed, load up the van and hit the road north for two monstrous shows in April! Friday the 5th of April, they roll into Byron Bay for a massive night of Rock and Roll!  a HUGE rock show! along with the sunshine coasts lords of the riff Hobo Magic and the interstellar sounds of Frozen Planet 1969 Then all three bands head north to Brisbane to join a stellar line up at the Mojo Burning Festival at the Hamilton Hotel on Saturda...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Brisbane, Byron Bay, Tumbleweed, Hobo Magic, Hamilton Hotel, Tumbleweed Hobo, Great Northern Hotel Byron Bay

Paladin controversy prompts renewed scrutiny of $591m Nauru deal

Brisbane firm Canstruct had limited experience running garrison and welfare services when it bid for Nauru contractlegalled okControversy surrounding the awarding of a $423m Manus Island contract to the security contractor Paladin has prompted new scrutiny of a second major $591m deal to run the Nauru detention centre.The home affairs department used a limited tender process with only one bidder to pick relatively obscure companies in both major contracts. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Asia Pacific, Australian politics, Brisbane, Nauru, Liberal party, Manus Island, Paladin, Canstruct

RESISTANCE IS FUTILE. Pop Bang Classics’ ‘Borg’ Honda CB450

Written by Marlon Slack Living next to the ocean is gorgeous, but as any surf-girted motorcycle nut will tell you, all that salty sea breeze just destroys motorcycles. It eats chrome, dulls aluminum and causes rust to flash up in weeks. So what’s the point of a polished custom if it’s just going to get eaten by the sea? Well, there’s not. That’s how Brisbane’s Pop Bang Classics came up with this, a post-apocalyptic 1971 Honda CB450 dubbed the ‘Borg’. The owner of the ‘Borg, Kenny Smith, ha...
Tags: Australia, Motorcycles, Brisbane, Honda, Smith, Classic, Kenny, Brat, Kenny Smith, Borg, Gazi, Justin Holmes, Roadster, CB450, Pop Bang Classics, Marlon Slack Living

Byron Bay Surf Festival’s Music Line-Up

The 2019 Byron Bay Surf Festival is kicking off Wednesday 20th February, chock full of sustainability, music, art, surf and culture. Wow. Say hello to annual favourites including the Surf Art Markets, Surf Legends Lounge, live music at the Beach Hotel and Freestyle & Stoke Surf Sessions at Wategos Beach. Meet this year’s epic line up of special guests including surfing World Champions, female leaders, inspiring musicians, photographers and artists. Byron Bay Surf Festival’s Music Line-Up Frida...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Culture, Queensland, Brisbane, Byron, Festivals & Events, Byron Bay, Wollongong, Nick Cunningham, Beach Hotel, Tay Oskee, WAAX, Stone Wood Pacific Ale, Sophie Ozard

Suncorp's New Zealand first-half profit jumps on premium price hikes

Suncorp Group's New Zealand insurance arm boosted first-half profit by 79 per cent as the latest round of premium hikes coincided with a dip in how much it paid out in claims.The Brisbane-based financial services firm is a major... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Brisbane, Suncorp, Suncorp Group

7 Ways to Help Your Kids Cope with Anger

Handling an angry child is not always easy, regardless of their size and age. Understanding how to manage your child when they are angry and upset greatly depends on their individual personality and the root cause of their explosions or outbursts. Knowing how to properly address your child when they are angry is essential to provide coping mechanisms that are suitable and successful. Discuss Your Child’s Feelings In-Depth Talking about anger and emotions is one of the first steps to take wh...
Tags: Kids, Parenting, Brisbane, Jazz, Teach Standard Breathing Exercises Learn

Queensland girls subjected to female genital mutilation in Somalia, court told

Mother is on trial in Brisbane after girls were allegedly taken from grandmother’s house and subjected to procedureTwo Queensland girls were playing outside their grandmother’s house in Somalia when they were allegedly taken away to have their genitals mutilated, a court has heard.Their mother, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is on trial in Brisbane district court. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Africa, Australia news, Queensland, Brisbane, Somalia, Female genital mutilation (FGM

7 Habits to Teach Young Kids to Have Healthy Mind and Body

There’s not a right way or a wrong way to raise your children so long as they are healthy, happy, and well-cared for . Everyone has their own version of parenting, and their way is what works for their family. Whether they co-sleep or let their kids cry it out, bottle feed or nurse, or they believe in regular date nights or staying home with their kids for the first three years of their life, what works for one family may not work for another. What works for every family, however, is the art ...
Tags: Health, Kids, Parenting, Brisbane, Jazz

VIDEO: ‘Handcrafted’ – A Custom Motorcycle Film

 It’s not often these days that we post videos, but sometimes something comes your way that just makes you sit up and pay attention. For us, it was an email from Tom at Brisbane’s Purpose Built Moto. Already a local Pipeburn favourite, the passion and enthusiasm we noticed as Tom told us that he’s basically gone and made a full length movie on the Australian custom bike scene was really inspiring. That fact that he’d done it on a shoestring budget just upped the ante even more. In his own...
Tags: Video, Australia, Movie, Motorcycles, Brisbane, Tom, YouTube Enjoy

MOTO VIDEO: ‘Handcrafted’ – A Custom Motorcycle Film

 It’s not often these days that we post videos, but sometimes something comes your way that just makes you sit up and pay attention. For us, it was an email from Tom at Brisbane’s Purpose Built Moto. Already a local Pipeburn favourite, the passion and enthusiasm we noticed as Tom told us that he’s basically gone and made a full length movie on the Australian custom bike scene was really inspiring. That fact that he’d done it on a shoestring budget just upped the ante even more. In his own...
Tags: Video, Australia, Movie, Motorcycles, Brisbane, Tom, YouTube Enjoy

Australian man who went to Egypt on holiday jailed without charge for over a year

Family fears for health of Hazem Hamouda who was accused of spreading false informationWhen Brisbane man Hazem Hamouda landed in Egypt for a dream holiday with his Australian-born family, he never imagined it would land him in prison.The father of six was whisked away by Egyptian security minutes after touching down. Continue reading...
Tags: Media, World news, Australia news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Queensland, Brisbane, Peter Greste, Hazem Hamouda

Mailbag: The Best Movie Apps, How To Watch More Movies, What To Eat At The Movies, and the Keto Diet

On the February 8, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman , senior writer Ben Pearson , and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to answer some reader emails. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: It’s a slow news day today. I...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, James Gunn, Chris, Koji, Don, Greg, Dallas Texas, Tokyo Japan, Ben Pearson, Buffalo NY, Brian Thomas, Peter Sciretta

Three Chords and the Truth: Where Did Punk Music Come From?

Punk music seems like one of those things that sprang, fully-formed, out of nowhere. But in this video, Trash Theory traces the roots of punk back to the birth of rock and roll, from Link Wray and The Phantom in 1958 to Louie Louie by The Kingsmen & Surfing Bird by The Trashmen to the more familiar precursors like Velvet Underground, The Stooges, and even Led Zeppelin. Few genres have had the lasting impact of punk. 1976 is one of those seismic dividing lines in popular music. A history des...
Tags: New York, Punk, Brisbane, Saints, Cleveland, Jack White, Detroit, Jason Kottke, Ny Times, Ramones, Tombs, Louie Louie, Link Wray, Drag City Records, Uk punk, Bobby Sr

Jeff Horn Says He Doesn't Even Know Jarrett Hurd, But 'I'll Fight Him'

Former WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn is looking for a fight. Horn, the former 2012 London Olympian from Australia who defeated Manny Pacquiao in 2017 in Brisbane to win his first world title is looking for his next challenge. Horn lost his title 11 months later via a TKO at the hands of current WBO welterweight champion and arguably one of the top three pound-for-pound fighters in the world today, Terence Crawford. In his first fight after losing his title, Horn fought as a middleweight in...
Tags: London, News, Australia, Brisbane, Manny Pacquiao, Horn, Suncorp, Anthony Mundine, Terence Crawford, Jeff Horn

Urban Chic 2018-19 Wedding Gown Collection by Bertossi Brides

We are always so proud of Australian designers doing amazing things and Anne Bertossi of Brisbane’s Bertossi Brides knows something about it – having perfected her craft over the last 25 years. And so, with this in mind, the brand new Bertossi Bride’s collection for 2018-19 is filled with beautiful, expertly created gowns that let their wearer be the shining star. Drawing inspiration from modern design, Anne created the range with classic, clean lines, simple silhouettes and chic detailing evide...
Tags: Wedding, Brisbane, Bride, Anne, Bridal Fashion, Bertossi Brides, Anne Bertossi, Bertossi Bride

Townsville flooding: mayor insists Ross River dam is safe and criticises 'armchair critics' – live

Thousands of homes at risk as Townsville braces for ‘once-in-a-century’ flood peak. Follow all today’s developments Townsville floods: Queensland premier warns ‘we haven’t got to the peak’ 4.04am GMT The Insurance Council is saying that on the basis of claims already lodged the cost will be $20m. But that is a very early estimate and does not include any itemisation by policyholders. It’s just based on the number of people who have contacted their insurers so far. For a better idea of how mu...
Tags: Australia, Environment, Australia news, Natural disasters and extreme weather, Queensland, Brisbane, Flooding, Tasmania, Hobart, Scott Morrison, Townsville, Insurance Council, The Insurance Council, Lisa Cox, Ross River, Terry Hughes Hughes

Monetise-your-carpark app Parkable expands into Oz with acquisition bankrolled by Spark, NZVIF

Carpark space-sharing app Parkable has expanded across the Tasman by buying Park Genie.Parkable chief executive Toby Littin says the deal will give his company's app access to 1200 carpark spaces in Brisbane, on top of the 5500... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Brisbane, Park Genie Parkable, Toby Littin

Man charged after Brisbane airport evacuated over bomb scare

A man has been charged after Queensland airport locked down for more than two hours on Saturday nightA man has been charged after Brisbane Airport’s international terminal was shut down when he allegedly threatened a woman with a knife.A 50-year-old Surfers Paradise man has been charged with one count each of contravene a domestic violence order, stalking with a weapon, stealing and serious assault police. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Australia news, Queensland, Brisbane, Brisbane Airport

Brisbane airport evacuated over bomb scare

Man allegedly claiming to have bomb forces Queensland airport to be evacuatedA man allegedly claiming to have a bomb has forced Brisbane international airport to be evacuated.He is accused of walking into the airport holding a metal box with exposed wiring, the Courier-Mail in Queensland has reported. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Australia news, Queensland, Brisbane, Courier Mail

10-man Adelaide United's stunning comeback from 3-0 down to beat 9-man Brisbane Roar

Adelaide United Brisbane Roar 4 3 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Melbourne Victory produce stunning comeback to sink mariners after going 2-0 down at half time. A 10-man Adelaide United came from 3-0 down to defeat nine-man Brisbane ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Brisbane, Brisbane Roar, Australian A-League, Adelaide United, Stats Melbourne Victory, Jamie Young, Adelaide United Brisbane Roar, Nikola Mileusnic, Coopers Stadium The Reds, Dane Ingham

Mallrat & Basenji – “Nobody’s Home” Video

We've been enjoying the work of Mallrat, aka Brisbane musician Grace Shaw, since she was a wee 16-year-old gleefully riding the borderlines between pop, rap, indie rock, and electronic music. Now she's 20 and is progressing quite nicely. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Brisbane, Mallrat, Basenji, Grace Shaw

Jenny Stefanovic breaks her silence on sons Karl and Peters sackings

‘They’ve seen suffering and devastation’: An emotional Jenny Stefanovic breaks her silence after sons Karl and Peter were sacked by Channel Nine – as she admits the past days have been ‘tough’ for the family By Daily Mail Australia Reporter Published: 19:24 EST, 20 December 2018 | Updated: 20:19 EST, 20 December 2018 Jenny Stefanovic has broken her silence after her sons, Karl and Peter, were axed from the Today show and Weekend Today respectively. The mother-of-four admi...
Tags: Instagram, Mexico, Africa, Religion, Middle East, Brisbane, Channel Nine, Celeb Gossip, Peter, Tom, Peters, Karl, Elisa, Jenny, Daily Mail Australia, Nine

Scott Morrison offers small business tax relief as he touts economic credentials

Prime minister pitches to the Coalition’s economic heartland in Queensland and warns of risks under LaborScott Morrison has delivered his election pitch to the Coalition’s economic heartland, promising further tax relief for small business in a speech that stressed the importance of a strong economy.Seeking to draw differences with Labor over economic policy, Morrison announced the government would increase the instant asset write-off threshold to $25,000, effective immediately, with legislation...
Tags: Business, Labor, Tax, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Brisbane, Scott Morrison, Australian economy, Morrison, Chris Bowen, LaborScott Morrison

Justin Langer admits to sleepless nights leading up to Brisbane Test

The Australia coach was anxious for his team to not spoil their enviable Brisbane record, and also about how Kurtis Patterson's late inclusion would be received
Tags: Australia, Sport, Cricket, Brisbane, Justin Langer, Kurtis Patterson

Huge crowds attend Invasion Day marches across Australia's capital cities

Scott Morrison talks of his ancestor’s arrival on the continent, and defends celebration of Australia Day• Hundreds attend first dawn service to be held on Australia DayScott Morrison has said 26 January 1788 was “pretty miserable” for his ancestor, in a speech defending the celebration of Australia Day, while tens of thousands of people joined Invasion Day marches around the country calling for the public holiday to be abolished.Morrison told a citizenship ceremony in Canberra that his fifth gr...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Sydney, Brisbane, Indigenous Australians, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Perth, Australia Day, Morrison, William Roberts, DayScott Morrison

DIRTY MIND. Fabtech’s Obsessive Harley Sportster Hooligan

Written by Martin Hodgson Hooligan racing is – as the name suggests – a hell of a lot of fun and when an Aussie caught a glimpse of the action he wanted in, bad. The machines are road-based; a mix of street tracker and dirt bike that rip it up on the flat track. For Australian metal fabricator extraordinaire Jamie Portelli of Fabtech Creations, a trip to the USA had him hooked and he started planning the build before he’d even boarded the QANTAS flight home. The end result is this rampaging 1...
Tags: Usa, Minneapolis, Australia, Motorcycles, Brisbane, Qantas, Harley Davidson, Nz, Jamie, Harley, Andrew Jones, Pro Circuit, Martin Hodgson, Shinko, Fabtech, Portelli

Australia leads Sri Lanka by 162 on Day 2 of 1st test

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Travis Head and Marnus Labuschagne missed out on their first centuries in test cricket but helped to ensure Australia was in command of the day-night test against Sri Lanka after the second day Friday. Head and Labuschagne combined for Australia’s best partnership in more than a year with 166 for the […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Brisbane, Sri Lanka, Australia AP, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Labuschagne