black&write! goes to Emerging Writers’ Festival


black&write! are excited to announce Ellen, Yasmin, and Grace travel to Melbourne this Thursday to attend the 2015 Emerging Writers’ Festival. The centrepiece of Emerging Writers’ Festival is the two-day National Writers’ Conference at Melbourne Town Hall. This conference aims to inform and inspire writers from every genre and style. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet and … Read more

Help The Dub launch D/zine Issue 6


The Dub from QUT’s Design School are all set to launch Issue 6 of their biannual magazine D/zine.   This issue investigates the theme Placemaking and how it is interpreted by designers and artists around Brisbane. Placemaking, what does it mean? Building a room? Building a house? Building a city? Building a society? Setting a table? … Read more

APDL Connect Installation Opening Workshop


APDL invites you to get a sneak preview of the APDL Connect installation and join members of Woods Bagot as they as the question ‘How might your cultural background and life experiences shape your design thinking process?’ Using the Inquire, Ideate and Implement process, Woods Bagot will guide participants through a short interactive design exercise based on the installation … Read more

We Remember…. Marking the centenary of the First Commemoration Service for those who fell at Gallipoli

The people of Brisbane began a tradition of formally honouring the sacrifice of those who fell at Gallipoli only 46 days after the landings. On 10 June 1915 a Requiem for the Fallen took place in St John’s Anglican Cathedral and now a century later, in a grassroots movement, the community is again gathering to … Read more

Private Treacy

Diary of Thomas Francis Treacy

Private Thomas Francis Treacy, #17232 A small but very valuable collection held by the State Library of Queensland, consists of the diary of Private Tom Treacy which he kept during the First World War.  It records his journey from Cairns, which he left on Saturday 29th January 1916 and details his activities whilst serving with the … Read more