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Luke Davies against a backdrop of New Farm Park

Memorial for Luke Davies to be held in New Farm Park

An outdoor public memorial will celebrate the life of flight attendant Luke Davies in New Farm Park in Brisbane later this month. Members of the public are invited to the park on Saturday, April 20, from 4pm, almost two months after his and his partner Jesse Baird’s tragic deaths in Sydney. Following the memorial, a …

Anne and Edie and dementia assist dog Melvin star in Mr Velvet Ears

Anne and Edie share dementia journey in moving doco Mr Velvet Ears

A new documentary film screening in Brisbane, Mr Velvet Ears, tells the story of Victorian couple Anne and Edie’s dementia journey through the eyes of Edie’s dementia assist dog Melvin. Trusting someone else to look after the person with whom you’ve spent half your life with is a momentous decision. Anne and Edie, who live …

Stills from Bros, Sissy and Lonesome at the New Farm Queer Film Festival

Big premieres in lineup of first New Farm Queer Film Festival

The first New Farm Queer Film Festival has unveiled its lineup of queer movies screening later this month, presented by New Farm Cinemas and Pride Business Network. New Farm Cinemas celebrated their 100th birthday last year, and have a long and proud history of screening queer-interest movies and festivals for its Brisbane audiences. Now the …

Stills from new Australian gay drama Lonesome directed by Craig Boreham

Racy Aussie gay cowboy drama ‘Lonesome’ screening in Brisbane

New sexually-charged gay indie film Lonesome, from Teenage Kicks director Craig Boreham, is making its Queensland premiere this month. The film follows Casey (played by Josh Lavery, above left), a country boy who flees a very tricky sex scandal in his small town. He ends up in unfamiliar inner-city Sydney and, while looking for both …

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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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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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