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The Curse. Chapter 6: Putting the oral into floral

The hidden camera extortion racket uncovered at New Farm’s trendy Avalon Flats shocked pre-war Brisbane. The victim — John Wilson, by all accounts, a remarkably devout English lad. The villains — Fred and Dalham Affleck, the sons of Sir Frederick Danby James Affleck, 8th Baronet of Dalham Hall, a Buderim orchardist. Previous to this crime, …

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The Curse. Chapter Four: Dalham Affleck

The hidden camera extortion racket uncovered at New Farm’s trendy Avalon Flats shocked pre-war Brisbane. The victim — John Wilson, by all accounts, a remarkably devout English lad. The villains — Fred and Dalham Affleck, the sons of Sir Frederick Danby James Affleck, 8th Baronet of Dalham Hall, a Buderim orchardist. Read Chapter 1: The …

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The Curse. Chapter Three: Fred Affleck, a modern Raffles

The hidden camera extortion racket uncovered at New Farm’s trendy Avalon Flats shocked pre-war Brisbane. The victim — John Wilson, by all accounts, a remarkably devout English lad. The villains — Fred and Dalham Affleck, the sons of Sir Frederick Danby James Affleck, 8th Baronet of Dalham Hall, a Buderim orchardist. Read Chapter 1: The …

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Judi Jabour – Labor for Central Ward

Growing up in a small country town, Judi Jabour – Labor for Central Ward, learned the importance of community. In the city, she found that sense of community again when she moved to New Farm in inner-city Brisbane. She has lived there for the fifteen years since with fiancé Linda.  Judi understands the importance of …

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Community BBQ in Brisbane to celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility

A community BBQ in Brisbane is being planned to celebrate the International Transgender Day of Visibility at the end of the month. Since 2009, March 31 has been recognised around the world as the Trans Day of Visibility, with an aim to celebrate the lives and achievements of the transgender community and raise awareness of …

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Inclusive Brisbane church vandalised with anti-gay graffiti, again

The inclusive MCC Brisbane church in New Farm has been hit with anti-gay vandalism for the second time in less than a month. Earlier this month, vandals spray-painted a large grey swastika over the rainbow flag on MCC’s street-facing sign. The vandals returned to the Merthyr Road Uniting Church building over the weekend to deface …

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Screening Of Powerful Trans Doco ‘Becoming Colleen’

Audiences can book now for a free screening of documentary Becoming Colleen as part of the 20th anniversary Brisbane Queer Film Festival (BQFF). Becoming Colleen The film follows Colleen Young, a retired police officer from northern New South Wales who, after hiding her identity from friends and family for decades, has finally been able to …

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Agatha Christie Classic coming to Brisbane’s Nash Theatre

New Farm community theatre group Nash Theatre group are preparing to stage Agatha Christie’s murder mystery The Unexpected Visitor next month. Director Sharon White said a lot of the British author’s plays were adapted by other playwrights. However, Christie wrote The Unexpected Visitor herself. “A man stumbles into a study in a remote country house …

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