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As QNews Magazine’s Publisher Richard Bakker is attending Goodlife Health Clubs to get fit and trim in anticipation of his future wedding, Goodlife Fortitude Valley have shared with us some recommendations for healthy eating. Our immune system, our risk of chronic diseases, our body weight and even our mood can be linked to the health …

LGBTIQ, workplace

There are legal provisions protecting LGBTIQ people from discrimination, harassment and vilification in the workplace. But despite this, research suggests that almost 40 per cent of LGBTIQ Australian workers don’t share their LGBTIQ identity with their colleagues at work. So for those who have not yet come out, here some thoughts and strategies for taking …

optus newstead gasworks brisbane

It’s great to see the Rainbow Flag proudly adorning the uniforms of the staff at Optus Newstead down at Gasworks. Chris Hamze at Optus Newstead has long supported the local LGBTIQ community, notably with the store’s long presence at Pride Fair Day in New Farm Park. This year the store provided mobile phone charging stations …

Whether you plan to design, manage and build a home or workplace from scratch, or renovate, repurpose or outfit an existing building, designer Stuart Osman can turn your dream to reality. “Designed by us. Inspired by you,” is the company motto and Stuart told QNews Magazine that whether the project is a simple carport or …

Whether you have been to Japan before or not, Japan Food Tours offers you the unique opportunity to experience the country’s food, culture and people on fully guided tours. And QNews Magazine readers are being offered an incredible introductory two-for-one discount for a the company’s brand new tour of Honshu in December. On the trip, …

Pride Business Network social pic at event in Brisbane

The Pride Business Network welcomes LGBTIQ and ally businesses, professionals, individuals and community groups seeking to associate with like-minded people and build networks for the benefit of the entire community. The Network was founded in Brisbane in the early 1980’s by a group of people committed to networking opportunities for LGBTIQ businesses in Brisbane. Incorporated …

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 …

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