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News You Can Use: Eight Things That Happened in Brisbane This Week

Here's what caught our attention over the last seven days.
By Sarah Ward
August 05, 2022
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Drop Festival Is Hitting Up Bondi This Spring — and Touring to Other Iconic Surf Spots in 2023

    Tones and I, Matt Corby and Dune Rats headline the returning music and surfing fest's 2022 stops, with the 2023 lineup still to come.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sophie Ellis-Bextor Is Coming to Brisbane Powerhouse to Headline This Year's Huge Melt Festival

    It's murder on the dancefloor at the 18-day LGBTIQA+ celebration's 2022 event, with the UK pop star leading the bill alongside Big Freedia.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Maniax Is Opening Its Second Viking-Themed Axe-Throwing Queensland Joint on the Gold Coast

    Hurl hatchets, blow off steam and sink drinks surrounded by Viking decor while overlooking the ocean.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Here's What Brisbane's Train Network Will Look Like When Cross River Rail Launches in 2025

    Gold Coast, Beenleigh, Caboolture, Sunshine Coast and Redcliffe Peninsula lines will no longer run through Central — and trains across southeast Queensland will be split into sectors.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Brisbane's First Hotel Indigo Boasts a Japanese Eatery and 'Boy Swallows Universe'-Inspired Mural

    Inside, you'll find 212 design-led rooms and signature restaurant Izakaya Publico. Outside, the hotel pays tribute to Trent Dalton's acclaimed novel.

  • Food & Drink

    Coming Soon: The Naga Thai Team Is Opening Riverfront Seafood Restaurant Tillerman on Eagle Street

    With Eagle Street Pier being torn down, the Naga Thai crew — including head chef Suwisa Phoonsang — is making the jump over to a new Riparian Plaza eatery.

  • Food & Drink

    Stone and Wood Is Bringing Back Its Strawberry Sundae Beer to Celebrate the Ekka's Return

    Wondering how to celebrate the Ekka's comeback? Say cheers with Stone and Wood's Strawberry Sundae Kisses beer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    TLC, Shaggy, Ashanti, Craig David and Akon Are Coming to Australia for a Huge Throwback R&B Tour

    Do go chasing waterfalls at this nostalgic concert tour, which also features Macklemore, Jay Sean and Dru Hill.

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