What's On in QLD

Deep water aqua

Date & time Mon 17 May 202110:30am to 11:30am Add to Calendar 2021-05-17 10:30 2021-05-17 11:30 Australia/Brisbane Deep water aqua Bookings essential. Deep Water Aqua is an aquatic workout that
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As India’s health system falters, COVID quackery gets a boost with officials promoting coronavirus misinformation

From cow dung baths to mass “anti-COVID” steam-inhalation events, misinformation is rampant — and some government officials have been partly to blame. In Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, a group of
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@Home Kids’ multi-sports

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 11am – 12pm Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The
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Austcover announces merger with Queensland-based Regional Insurance

Austcover, one of the largest Australian-owned insurance broking firms, has announced that it will merge with major Queensland-based insurance broker Regional Insurance. Taking effect on July 01, 2021, the merger
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Tears of pain-free joy for double amputee riding an e-bike made just for her

Nine years ago, Ms Connell contracted group A streptococcal (GAS), a bacterial infection which, very rarely, can cause serious complications leading to septic shock and in some cases, the amputation of
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Good Times Running Club

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 5 – 6am The Good Times Running Club was started to support others not just for their fitness and running, but to foster friendships, provide support and provide
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Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts: Romp, Pomp and Pipes

Date & time Tue 18 May 202112:00pm to 1:00pm Add to Calendar 2021-05-18 12:00 2021-05-18 13:00 Australia/Brisbane Lord Mayor’s City Hall Concerts: Romp, Pomp and Pipes Australian internationally acclaimed organist,
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Seniors Circus Skills Workshops

Date & time Mon 17 May 20219:30am to 11:30am Add to Calendar 2021-05-17 09:30 2021-05-17 11:30 Australia/Brisbane Seniors Circus Skills Workshops <p>Ever wanted to run away to the circus and
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How YouTube adventurer Beau Miles’ fear of death drives him to ‘explore everything’

But at the heart of what drives the energetic, inventive Gippsland author and filmmaker is quite a serious fear. “The great majority of us, myself included, don’t explore our thresholds, physically, emotionally and socially.”
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@Home A&H Staying Strong

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:15 – 11:15am Improve your strength and fitness at your own pace and in the comfort of your own space using hand weights, body weight and modified exercises
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Steel Taipan coming to Dreamworld 2021

Coming to Dreamworld in late 2021, Steel Taipan is a reptilian roller coaster experience with a top speed of 105km/h and a G-force of 3.8. You’ll need to hang on
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Journalist recounts Israeli air strike on AP, Al Jazeera media building in Gaza

It was 1:55pm on Saturday. I had been napping on the upper floor of the two-floor penthouse that served as The Associated Press’ offices in Gaza City since 2006. This was
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New push to give Australia’s hairstylists formal training to help deal with customers’ problems

Nicole Serafin has been a hairdresser for 30 years and hasn’t often felt stumped for something to say. But when she was a young apprentice, a client having her hair blow-dried revealed
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Government repatriation flight plan ‘the least they could do’, says mother of two stranded in Punjab

For the past 15 months, Melbourne mother Gill Harman has been trying to bring her two toddlers home from Punjab, India.  A three-month holiday in November 2019 turned into a lengthy ordeal,
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Live music COVID restrictions causing confusion

Queenslanders are asking why they can go to the football to watch their favourite team, but can’t go to the pub to see their favourite band. Venue operators claim the state government’s COVID-19
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Meditation

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 10:15 – 11:15am These guided meditation classes include yoga, breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques to comfort the body and calm the mind. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of
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Buses take on trains to get to the planes

SkyBus has been operating in Melbourne for 43 years and moves more than 5 million passengers annually across its network.The Airtrain contract will remain in place until 2036, after which
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Fed up 4WD beachgoer calls for only unrestricted licence holders to be allowed on Queensland beaches

Simon McDonald had just celebrated his 18th birthday when he and his mates survived a fiery car crash. Key points: A petition to restrict beach driving in Queensland to only
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Queer readers

Date & time Mon 17 May 20216:30pm to 8:30pm Add to Calendar 2021-05-17 18:30 2021-05-17 20:30 Australia/Brisbane Queer readers <p>In May our book choices are <em>The Day Before You Came</em>
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Anne-Marie Lescot looks back on solo motorbike crossing of Tanami Desert

The years haven’t dulled Anne-Marie Lescot’s sense of adventure since she crossed the Tanami desert solo on a motorbike in the 1970s. Originally from the south of France, but now
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Power Yoga

Date & time Sun 16 May 20219:30am to 10:30am Add to Calendar 2021-05-16 09:30 2021-05-16 10:30 Australia/Brisbane Power Yoga Dynamic strength building yoga in the park. Practice a mindful way
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A&H Yoga

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 12 – 1pm Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and
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