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Metallica hits Brisbane for 2013

Metallica hits Brisbane for 2013

The legendary band Metallica has melted the minds and rocked the hearts of Brisbane, Australia with their stellar performance in their Brisbane Soundwave 2013 concert. Complete with songs like Master of Puppets and Fade to Black the concert was a stunning success that prompted an encore that couldn't last long enough.

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Virgin Australia Expands Brisbane Travel Options

Virgin Australia Expands Brisbane Travel Options

Brisbane, despite often enough being a destination onto itself, will see a host of new services added courtesy of Virgin Australia, with new all-economy flights to Bundaberg and Moranbah to begin early in April. This expansion comes just a short while before Virgin is expected to absorb Skywest. The added routes are expected to capitalize on the already busy hub, with over 11 domestic and international connections just three hours away.

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Brisbane Dramatically Improves Air-Traffic Safety

Brisbane Dramatically Improves Air-Traffic Safety

The deployment of a brand new, state of the art surface movement and ground control system in Brisbane Airport has not gone unnoticed with the newly upgraded airport receiving an A-SMGCS safety boost. The new system will not only impact airport safety, but is also praised for improving efficiency and potentially reducing the impact of bad weather and night operations.

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Brownhall takes Brisbane by Storm

Brownhall takes Brisbane by Storm

Afternoon Storm, Waiting in the City and Man and Woman are just three of Brisbane artist Robert Brownhall's works and he's just getting started. Made famous for his vibrant and exciting paintings of Brisbane, Brownhall proudly explains how he attempts to paint Brisbane as “the most fascinating city on the planet” and Brisbane locals are all the more pleased by his efforts.

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Dave Clayton Overlooked but Not Forgotten

Dave Clayton Overlooked but Not Forgotten

Brisbane's own Dave Clayton, made famous for his visual effects work in high profile movies including Avatar, Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, I, Robot and others, has been overlooked in all the excitement heading towards the Oscars, and yet the world class visual artist has earned a much deserved nomination and stands a good chance of coming home with the gold.

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Brisbane Residents Blame UFO for Crash

Brisbane Residents Blame UFO for Crash

It may or may not have been an alien space craft that drew them away from the crash near Brisbane, but it can reliably said that it was probably the alcohol that brought the two inebriated men into the incident in the first place. After calling for the police and a Royal Australian Air Force escort, the men were taken into custody for being well over the legal limit.

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Brisbane Mother Mounts Daring Rescue

Brisbane Mother Mounts Daring Rescue

A tenuous situation turned tragic when a mother momentarily left her daughter in a running vehicle near Brisbane and a car thief was quick to capitalize. Moving without hesitation, Nicole Frost did everything in her power to stop the car, eventually driving the thief to abandon the vehicle. The man remains at large, but Frost and her daughter are safe.

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Brisbane Pioneers New Faucets of Metrosexuality

Brisbane Pioneers New Faucets of Metrosexuality

The city of Brisbane, Australia has become a hub of metrosexuality, bringing to the fore the previously unheard of, but rapidly catching trend, of laser Brazilians – for men – in a pattern that's raised many eyebrows in the direction of the city down south. Arguments abound as to the cause of the trend, but one thing is certain: a little hair down there is no longer just a woman's concern, at least as far as residents in Brisbane are concerned.

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Brisbane Community Struggles with Racial Tension

Brisbane Community Struggles with Racial Tension

Though a somewhat antiquated concept in the eyes of those who have not experienced it, racial tensions are alive and well in the city of Brisbane, as a series of vandalism has sparked a dangerous feud between Aborigines and Pacific Islanders. Community leaders from all sides are trying desperately to settle disputes with one of many meetings held on the 17th.

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Triple J's Hottest 100 Cracked by Facebook Fans

Triple J's Hottest 100 Cracked by Facebook Fans

With a survey that may well change the face of music polling, Brisbane resident and professional marketer Nick Drew may have beaten Triple J to the punch by releasing a prediction based on a study of more than 20,000 submissions and heavy statistical analysis. The move is likely to steal some of Triple J's thunder and make the company rethink its viral marketing scheme.

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A Passionate Serena Williams Takes on Brisbane International

A Passionate Serena Williams Takes on Brisbane International

Serena Williams might be the most recognizable player in international tennis at this point and a lot of that has to do with her impassioned yells and behavior while on the court. Do you think these bursts of vocal energy helped her at the Brisbane International or is it a little too showy for you?

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Big-Name Stars in Tennis Boom Brisbane's Tourism

Big-Name Stars in Tennis Boom Brisbane's Tourism

Although Brisbane, Australia isn't necessarily on many people's "must-visit" list of cities, many are flocking to the area for the Brisbane International tennis tournament to watch their favorite sports celebrities duke it out on the court. And, to the delight of city officials, spend their money on local businesses.

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Brisbane Poker Championships Coming Soon

Brisbane Poker Championships Coming Soon

Card sharks are going to have some serious competition when they face each other at the Brisbane Poker Championships at the Treasury Casino & Hotel this weekend. With big pots and big personalities colliding, this could be a great event for players and spectators alike.

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Private Movie Costume Collection on Display in Brisbane

Private Movie Costume Collection on Display in Brisbane

A private collector in Brisbane has loaned his impressive movie costumes to the QPAC Museum in Brisbane, Australia, and the free admission exhibition will be on display until April 2013. The exhibit allows guests to learn about and explore the relationship and impact that stage shows and film have on each other.

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Updated Brisbane Riverwalk Design Unveiled

Updated Brisbane Riverwalk Design Unveiled

Rebuilding Brisbane's river walkway, which was washed away in a 2011 flood, has seen a few snags in the process but the city council has released a finalized render that looks like it will offer visitors an enchanting and relaxing stroll over the water. Having the chance to rebuild the walkway is also allowing Brisbane to add technological improvements like CCTV and just make an overall better experience for guests.

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Asia Pacific Screen Awards Heads to Brisbane

Asia Pacific Screen Awards Heads to Brisbane

Asia and the Pacific's equivalent of America's Academy Awards, titled the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, headed to Brisbane this year to celebrate the best filmmakers in the region, adding a much needed ceremony to a movie industry that needed more recognition. Hopefully award winners and runner ups will achieve worldwide fame through being highlighted on such a large scale.

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Adventures in the Australian Outback

Adventures in the Australian Outback

With 2.5 million square miles the Outback in Australia offers one of the largest playgrounds in the world to explore.  If you’re an avid outdoorsman and looking for some wide open spaces you surely want to vest the Outback.  Th

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