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Cloudland Melbourne Cup party

The race that stops the nation is just around the corner, and where better to celebrate than at Cloudland in Fortitude Valley? Tickets are now on sale for the venue’s two massive parties they’re holding on November 6, the biggest day on the racing (and fashion!) calendar – Melbourne Cup 2018. This promises to be …

After getting engaged earlier this year, QNews Publisher Richard Bakker now can’t wait to marry his fiance Am. But at 53 years of age and currently weighing 124 kg, he wants to lose weight and look his best in the wedding pics. Richard (pictured above, left) said, “I waited this long to get married. I’m …

In the dog eat dog environment of inner urban consumer retail, it’s amazing to find a family owned business still going strong after 10 years. Howards Storage World in The Homemaker, Fortitude Valley provides a unique blend of quality products and service to help organise your home. Business owner and family patriarch, Jim Stacey, laughs …

Jamie Durie at Natuzzi

When it comes to TV horticulturalist, interior designer and eco-conscious warrior Jamie Durie’s latest foray into furniture, the phrase ‘grass roots’ has multiple applications. Collaborating with established high-quality brand Natuzzi Italia, Jamie has designed the stunning Amber collection to reflect his values as an homage not only to his Australian heritage, but to the landscape …

Australian Skin Clinics

This week I had my first ever High Performance Microdermabrasion treatment, a 10-step process exclusive to Australian Skin Clinics. Not only did I come out with amazing skin but I learnt so much! I discovered that the skin is the largest organ of the body. This may seem obvious, but most of us take for …

The Star Gold Coast

Sometimes I really need to escape, just for a night – to get away from the everyday and enjoy the finer things in life, but it can be a tricky finding somewhere not too far from home while feeling like you’ve had a relaxing escape. Ten years ago, a night away at the casino might …

Laws Laser

Laws Laser If you’re looking for a personalised, one-of-a-kind sculpture or feature for your home, Brisbane-based company Laws Laser can help. Laws Laser specialise in the design, laser cutting and etching of a range of different materials to create customised garden art, sculptures, stencils, signs or interior and exterior privacy screens for clients, made from …

Carers Queensland

Carers Queensland is the first not-for-profit organisation in Queensland to be accredited with the “Rainbow Tick”, a distinction given to Australian businesses and organisations that offer welcoming and inclusive workplaces and service delivery to LGBTI clients and staff. Julie is in a same-sex relationship and cares for her two boys, aged 9 and 14. Last …

By Kim Harrold With the introduction of new privacy legislation and increased publicity around cyber attacks recently, there has come a heightened awareness by businesses of the risk of privacy and cyber exposures. The numbers are alarming, with more than 20% of Australian businesses experiencing crime, and 40% of all attacks directed at small to …

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