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Local publications to suffer most from Meta (Facebook) decision

LINA (Local and Independent News Association) April 26, 2024 3 min read

On February 29, 2024 Meta (Facebook) announced that it will no longer negotiate deals with news publishers once their current agreement expires.  This will result in the removal of the “Facebook News” tab from the Facebook website, and the end of vital grants from Meta which are currently being provided to news publications.  LINA (Local…

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Nayda Hernandez celebrates her 2023 monthly "community champions": local heroes who work so hard to better the lives of those around us.

‘Community Hero’ Celebration: 2023

Daniel Bouwmeester December 6, 2023 8 min read

by Nayda Hernandez I would like to begin by saying thank you to every single reader who has read and been inspired by my community spotlight monthly articles. It is hard not to shed a tear or two when reflecting on what these articles mean to me and all who have been part of this…

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Gabba move still up in the air

Daniel Bouwmeester March 16, 2023 2 min read

Springfield’s Brighton Homes Arena is still in contention to host sports games which would otherwise be held at The Gabba during the iconic venue’s upcoming redevelopment for the Olympics. The Queensland Government and Stadiums Queensland are currently determining an ideal temporary relocation venue for Queensland Cricket and Brisbane Lions matches when the Gabba closes from…

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