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Brisbane: Capital city of Queensland, Australia
Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of approximately 2.5 million, and the South East Queensland metropolitan region, centred on Brisbane, encompasses a population of more than 3.6 million.

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No bail for Olympian Nathan Baggaley over $200m drug haul

Olympic silver medallist Nathan Baggaley has been denied bail in Brisbane over an alleged plot to import more than half a tonne of cocaine.
SBS - Published

Hundreds march in 'extinction rebellion' protest in Brisbane

Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets of Brisbane as part of the 'extinction rebellion' demonstrations. Several people were arrested for causing raffic delays and congestion.
SBS - Published

Videos for Brisbane

50kg of honey found in massive beehive in Australian woman's home [Video]50kg of honey found in massive beehive in Australian woman's home

Beekeeper Paul Wood removed 50kg of honey from a beehive hidden in a woman's home in suburban Brisbane, Australia.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Australian police seize $600 million worth of drugs [Video]Australian police seize $600 million worth of drugs

Police in the Australian state of Queensland have seized 766 kg of MDMA powder worth $609 million in one of the state's biggest hauls, local media said. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:53Published

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested after blocking lanes in Brisbane [Video]Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested after blocking lanes in Brisbane

Local Extinction Rebellion groups have staged non-violent protests worldwide to advocate for action against climate change

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Australia prepped for Rugby Championship encounter with Argentina [Video]Australia prepped for Rugby Championship encounter with Argentina

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper expects a tough test against the Pumas tomorrow in the Rugby Championship.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:32Published

 

Shayna Jack vows to fight on after meeting with anti-doping authority

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack has vowed to fight to prove her innocence after a near five-hour briefing with ASADA officials in Brisbane.
SBS - Published

Chinese diplomat told to respect free speech rights in Australia after Hong Kong tensions spill over in Brisbane

Foreign Minister Marise Payne has slapped down a Chinese diplomat for interfering in a protest between students over tensions in Hong Kong.
SBS - Published

Children need trees but in one decade our cities removed enough to cover Brisbane

Young Australians will be exposed to "nature-deficit disorder" unless we replant the trees removed from our urban areas.
The Age - Published

Pollie pedal peloton arrives in Brisbane

The Pollie Pedal has come to a close for another year with politicians and veterans who cycled more than 1000km through NSW and Queensland arriving in Brisbane.
SBS - Published

Morrison, Qld premier in Olympic talks

The prime minister and Queensland premier have met in Brisbane for talks on an Olympics hosting bid and other issues.
SBS - Published

Pressure mounts in Queensland over miner deaths

An emergency meeting will be held in Brisbane to consider improvements to short- and long-term safety protocols at the Queensland mine sites after several deaths in the past year.
SBS - Published

Queensland minister sets up office in Melbourne

Living in Queensland while working in Melbourne with a senior advisor in Adelaide and another in Brisbane does seem like quite the lark.
The Age - Published

Adani mine opponents vow to 'stop' Brisbane with protest

Commuters could face significant delays as opponents of the Adani coal mine march through Brisbane's CBD on Friday afternoon.
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Adani protest vow to 'stop' Brisbane

Anti-Adani protesters are planning another rally in the heart of Brisbane, prompting warnings for commuters to find other ways to work on Friday.
SBS - Published

Qld commuters braced for anti-Adani chaos

Anti-Adani protesters are planning another rally in the heart of Brisbane, prompting warnings for commuters to find other ways to work on Friday.
SBS - Published

Quilty holds onto 'outsider' status at major solo exhibition

A major solo exhibition for one of Australia’s most renowned and controversial artists has opened in Brisbane in a rare tribute for a living painter.
SBS - Published

Hospital probes loss of files on Qld road

A full investigation is underway after patient files earmarked for destruction were found on a busy Brisbane road.
SBS - Published

Missing friends, sleepless nights: Sudanese-Australians protest blackout back home

Decked in blue and banging drums, hundreds of people have rallied in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to raise awareness about the uprising in Sudan.
SBS - Published

Queensland police deny Indigenous boy kept naked in watch-house for days

Queensland police have denied a boy was held naked for days inside Brisbane's maximum security watch-house.
SBS - Published

Boy left naked in Qld watch house: report

Disability advocates are outraged after reports a boy was held naked for days inside Brisbane's maximum security watch house.
SBS - Published

Brisbane woman, 24, charged with murder

A woman charged with murder after a man was found with stab wounds on a footpath in inner Brisbane has had her matters mentioned in court.
SBS - Published

Coroner to hand down findings on Indigenous man Shaun Coolwell’s death in custody

Inquest findings on the death of a 33-year-old Indigenous man who was restrained in a violent episode are set to be delivered in Brisbane.
SBS - Published

Qld coroner to report on indigenous death

Inquest findings on the death of a 33-year-old indigenous man who was restrained in a violent episode are set to be delivered in Brisbane.
SBS - Published

Australian police dig up garden in search for missing U.S. woman

Australian police investigating the disappearance of a U.S. woman said on Saturday they fear she has been killed and began digging up the front garden of her Brisbane home.
Reuters - Published Also reported by •SBS

Lantern parade welcomes new Queenslanders

Thousands joined the Luminous Lantern Parade in Brisbane on Friday to celebrate and welcome newly-arrived people to Queensland.
SBS - Published

State of Origin players stay silent during national anthem

Several players from both teams have refused to sing the national anthem before Wednesday's State of Origin opener in Brisbane.
SBS - Published

Mates rescue Qld man after wall collapse

A Queensland man has been rescued by workmates after a wall collapsed on him south of Brisbane.
SBS - Published

Labor leadership gear up for tax choice

Labor leader Anthony Albanese and members of his shadow cabinet are meeting in Brisbane to dissect the federal election result and redraw their policy platform.
SBS - Published

Hospitals win as Qld govt rolls out budget

The Queensland government will set aside hundreds of millions of dollars in next week's budget to redevelop two hospitals on the outskirts of Brisbane.
SBS - Published

Shadow cabinet heads to poll 'ground zero'

Labor leader Anthony Albanese and members of his shadow cabinet are meeting in Brisbane to dissect the federal election result and redraw their policy platform.
SBS - Published

First Labor leadership meeting in Brisbane

Labor's shadow ministry will go to Brisbane for its first meeting, to make up lost ground in the state which was ground zero for opposition's election loss.
SBS - Published

Four children and mum dead in a highway crash northwest of Brisbane

Four young children have died in a fiery crash that also killed their mother despite the desperate efforts of Queensland paramedics to save them.
SBS - Published

'Slur' allegations in Adani court battle

The Federal Court in Brisbane is hearing an appeal over a land use agreement from a group of traditional land owners opposed to the Adani coal mine.
SBS - Published

Traditional owners fight Adani agreement

The Federal Court in Brisbane is hearing an appeal over a land use agreement from a group of traditional land owners opposed to the Adani coal mine.
SBS - Published

Female police officer choked, two others attacked on Brisbane street

The female senior constable was choked until she almost lost consciousness.
SBS - Published

Brisbane man charged with 'providing support' to IS terror group

A Brisbane man will face court charged with attempting to provide support to a terrorist organisation.
SBS - Published

Peter Dutton wins seventh term in Dickson

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has retained his marginal northern Brisbane seat of Dickson despite what he says was a dirty campaign run by GetUp and Labor.
SBS - Published

CBD Melbourne: Liberals' very dry argument in Milton

Spare a thought for the hacks and flacks staffing the Coalition HQ in Brisbane and the Labor office in Parramatta as they enter the most difficult week of the election before polling day.
The Age - Published

Call for scooter ban after Brisbane death

There will be more injuries and deaths unless Brisbane bans electronic scooters, the head of the pedestrian council warns.
SBS - Published

Father had run-in before sewage tank death

A man found dead in a sewage holding tank in Brisbane had spent time in jail and was last seen at his home more than two weeks ago.
SBS - Published

Qld man in sewage tank spent time in jail

A man found dead in a sewage holding tank in Brisbane had spent time in jail and was last seen at his home more than two weeks ago.
SBS - Published

Qld police guard sewer tank,body found

Efforts to formally identify a man whose body was found in a sewage tank in Brisbane are continuing.
SBS - Published

Efforts to pull man's body from Qld sewer

Police are investigating how a man's body ended up in a Brisbane sewer.
SBS - Published

Qld man in hospital after scooter fall

A man remains in hospital after falling from a scooter and suffering a heart attack before being resuscitated by paramedics at Brisbane's South Bank Parklands.
SBS - Published

Man critical after Brisbane scooter fall

A man has been taken to hospital in a critical condition after falling from a scooter at Brisbane's South Bank Parklands.
SBS - Published

Australia joins worldwide Uber safety protest

A global protest calling on Uber to prioritise safety and fairness will hit the streets of Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane on Wednesday.
SBS - Published

Police looking for jewellery thief wearing Donald Trump mask

Queensland Police have appealed for help in their search for a man who robbed a number of stores in a shopping centre near Brisbane, wearing what appeared to be a Donald Trump mask.
SBS - Published

What they said at the Labor launch

Key lines from the speeches at the Labor Party's formal campaign launch in Brisbane.
SBS - Published

Labor highlights 'strong, smart' female line up in official campaign launch

Labor is holding its formal campaign launch in Brisbane with about 500 supporters, former prime ministers and the whole opposition frontbench attending.
SBS - Published

Shorten launches Labor campaign in Brisbane with promise on health

Labor is holding its formal campaign launch in Brisbane with about 500 supporters, former prime ministers and the whole opposition frontbench attending.
SBS - Published

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