Lucy Stone, Brisbane Times

Lucy Stone

Brisbane Times


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Past articles by Lucy:

Brisbane’s heritage bridges a blessing and a burden

Built during less-congested times, the city’s many heritage bridges now pose a raft of challenges as council tries to balance their preservation with traffic flow. → Read More

Queensland couples bring pregnancy plans forward amid pandemic baby boom

Hospitals and birthing services have reported a spike in demand for IVF, midwifery and obstetrics as Queenslanders decide to have babies sooner rather than later. → Read More

Returning Australians could be sent to remote mining camps

No locally acquired cases were detected in Queensland overnight. → Read More

Notorious Moreton Bay water pipeline to be replaced

An 80-metre stretch of pipeline notorious for bursting will be replaced in March. → Read More

How a casual cleaner's unremarkable activities sparked a national health emergency

The case of a casual hotel cleaner who was infected with the UK variant of COVID-19 is still being investigated. → Read More

Man stabbed in neck during Moreton Bay home invasion

The 51-year-old is in hospital with serious injuries and missing teeth, while a 35-year-old man has been charged over the Saturday night struggle. → Read More

Dannii Minogue's quarantine exemption sparked traveller anger and police confusion

The Queensland government's decision to allow celebrity Dannii Minogue to quarantine at home sparked a backlash from Australians who had to pay for hotel quarantine. → Read More

Brisbane millionaire choppers and changes private helipad plan

Johann Bell received approval for a helipad and hangar at his Rochedale mansion but neighbours took him to court. Now he's amended the plan by scrapping a tunnel linking the house and helipad. → Read More

How Brisbane celebrated Christmas through the years

From drought to shopping frenzies, camping by the beach to alcohol shortages, Brisbane has seen many different Christmases through the decades. → Read More

Bandit the cat has narrow escape from Brisbane River

A cat swept down a stormwater drain into the Brisbane River has been rescued by council contractors and reunited with his family. → Read More

Child reportedly discovered dead in car at Townsville

Police are investigating after being called to Townsville University Hospital "in relation to a child", a statement said. → Read More

Rock pool where man drowned to stay closed, Defence says

The Department of Defence has announced a popular Gold Coast rock pool, closed in 2016 after a 19-year-old drowned, will remain permanently closed. → Read More

Microbrewery bubbles up for West End's Montague Road

Pre-lodgement minutes show the council raised concerns about potential noise issues for high-density residential neighbours. → Read More

Man charged with manslaughter after fatal 'neighbourhood dispute'

The alleged altercation on Wednesday in the Gold Coast suburb of Labrador resulted in death of Bradley Ward. → Read More

Serious crash closes D'Aguilar Highway north-west of Brisbane

Paramedics treated two people at the scene, one of whom suffered critical injuries. → Read More

89-year-old timber bridge to be replaced in Brisbane's north-west

A bridge in Ashgrove will be replaced by Brisbane City Council with a larger, more flood-proof structure. → Read More

NYE and Australia Day fireworks scrapped by Brisbane City Council

The council said social distancing would be impossible to manage in the typical 100,00-strong crowd at South Bank for the annual fireworks display. → Read More

Queensland opens to all NSW except Greater Sydney, closed to Victoria

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the state will reopen to all of NSW except the Greater Sydney area, encompassing 32 local government areas. → Read More

Caboolture security guard dies in hospital after alleged serious assault

The alleged assault occurred nearly three weeks ago in a Caboolture shopping centre. → Read More

Residents urged to get tested after COVID found in Ipswich sewage

A sewage test in Ipswich came back positive for viral particles of COVID-19, sparking fears there might be undetected cases in the community. → Read More