Patrick Begley

Protest at sex clinic cuts

Federal Labor this week joined the fight against a Queensland government decision to cut 32 staff from the Brisbane Sexual Health Clinic at Biala House in Roma Street. Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (pictured) and parliamentary health secretary Shayne Neumann voiced their anger on Tuesday night at a meeting organised by the Queensland Nurses Union. […]

Workplace equality ‘good for business’ – Kirby

Businesses which failed to support sexual equality in the workplace would lose staff, customers and profits, retired High Court Judge Michael Kirby has warned. Mr Kirby, 74, Australia’s longest serving judge, outlined his case to members of the Brisbane Gay and Lesbian Business Network last night. “Being an equality employer is not only the right […]

Thousands gather before dawn in Anzac Square

Thousands of people packed Brisbane’s Anzac Square hours before dawn this morning to honour Australia’s servicemen and women, past and present, the survivors and the fallen. At just seven minutes past four, Anzac Square was declared full and crowds were diverted to King George Square, where they watched a live broadcast of the ceremony. The […]

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