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

Here's what's been catching our attention, including impressive bakeries, huge cheese festivals and a new Aussie airline.
By Sarah Ward
January 27, 2023
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By Sarah Ward
January 27, 2023
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  • Travel & Leisure

    Kangaroo Island and Uluru Are Two of the Best Places to Visit in 2023 According to 'The New York Times'

    One was recognised for its "incredible wildlife, breathtaking ocean views, and its status as an ecological haven" — and the other being "the shape-shifting sandstone heart of a continent and its Indigenous heritage".

  • Arts & Entertainment

    London's Candlelight Queen Gigs Are Bringing Their Crazy Little Tributes Down Under for the First Time

    There's also a Meatloaf version, busting out the late singer's hits — if you'd do anything for that.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    'Everything Everywhere All At Once', Cate Blanchett, Paul Mescal: The 2023 Oscar Nominations Are Here

    'Everything Everywhere All At Once' just scored Academy Award nominations for almost everything it could, but it has plenty of company.

  • Food & Drink

    Cheese Dreams Are Made of This: Australia's Massive Mould Dairy Festival Is Returning in 2023

    This huge cheese festival pairs all the dairy you can handle with wine, beer, whisky, vodka, gin and sake.

  • Food & Drink

    Mark Your Calendar: GABS Has Locked in Dates for Its Big 2023 Craft Beer, Cider and Food Festivals

    Returning for another brew-filled year, the Great Australasian Beer Spectapular will pair 120 tipples with panels, games and a silent disco.

  • Food & Drink

    Gold Coast Favourite Rise Bakery Is Bringing Its French Pastries and a Champagne Bar to Portside Wharf

    After launching at Sanctuary Cove back in 2022 and proving a hit, Rise Bakery is opening its first Brisbane outpost in April.

  • Travel & Leisure

    New Aussie Airline Bonza Will Start Flying at the End of January — and Fares Are on Sale Now From $49

    The low-cost carrier will hit the air from January 31, with fares to the Whitsunday Coast, Cairns, Townsville, Coffs Harbour and more available.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wild Dance Theatre Performance 'A Divine Comedy' Is Dark Mofo's First Must-See Show for 2023

    “This is the most incredibly wild theatre performance that we have presented in the history of Dark Mofo... We can safely say the audience will be anything but bored.”

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