What’s On In Brisbane This Weekend

West End Film Festival | Friday 28 – Saturday 29 June

West End Film Festival (WEFF) is an Australian short film competition held in one of Brisbane’s most vibrant communities, West End. WEFF has grown to be one of Brisbane’s most eclectic, enlightening, and empowering film festivals, celebrating the community, culture, and diversity that is uniquely West End.

More information here.

Yoga Day Lifestyle Festival | Saturday 29 June

Join the world wide celebrations for the United Nations International Day of Yoga at Yoga Day Festival Brisbane, a community conscious event featuring fun and flowing yoga asana classes, deep relaxation, yoga breathing, live music and kirtan (yoga chant), yoga wisdom talks and deep peace meditation.

More information here.

Gigs and Picnics in City Botanic Gardens | Saturday 29 June

Grab a blanket, picnic basket and bring a group to enjoy an afternoon of Gigs and Picnics in the City.

You’ll find food trucks and live music at the free monthly event in City Botanic Gardens. If food trucks aren’t your thing, pre-order a picnic basket from The Gardens Club.

More information here.

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Jobs in Brisbane

Casual Cleaner / Toowong Private Hospital


  • To assist as directed in all aspects of the Environmental Services Area.
  • Perform work thoroughly and effectively
  • To implement hospital policies and procedures
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene and infection control practices
  • Adhere to all relevant policies and procedures
  • Carry out duties as directed by the Environmental Services Coordinator or delegate as indicated on the roster.
  • Maintain patient privacy and dignity at all times
  • Maintain good communication within the service area, utilising effective communication skills.
  • Participate in team building within the service area and within the hospital
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times



  • Water plants
  • Clean courtyards
  • Clean car parks
  • Clean Hospital and surrounding grounds
  • Clean vents
  • Clean air cons
  • Clean eves (outside)
  • Make beds
  • Daily cleaning schedule
  • Scrub floors / carpet cleaning
  • Windows (inside / outside)

Please submit by Wednesday 3rd July 2019.

All enquiries to be directed via email to Nancy Panapa.

Apply here.

Bartenders/Glassies / The Triffid

Located on Brunswick St Mall, The Fortitude Music Hall has been designed as an important centrepiece of the masterplan to maintain Fortitude Valley’s position as a must-stop destination for local and international touring artists and an entertainment hub for locals.

We are now seeking applications from experienced bartenders to work within our iconic new venue, here’s what’s on offer.

  • Be part of an exciting and multi-faceted venue, with music gigs, function bookings and a private bar
  • Have real responsibility and play an important part in the running of our venue
  • Work for an award winning team
  • Public transport at doorstep

Candidates need to have experience working in a fast-paced bar environment, good knowledge of cocktails, spirits, beer and wine. You must also be enthusiastic and passionate about customer service.

Further details:

  • Must be available weekends, and on the occasional weeknight.
  • Exceptional presentation and grooming
  • At least 1 year of experience as a bartender/glassy
  • Must have RSA
  • Rights to work in Australia

Apply here.

Bar and Wait Staff / Boundary Hotel

The Venue

This West End icon, retaining its original character and charm, has been fully refurbished and now comprises three levels of entertainment including a rooftop bar! With 5 bars, 3 dining zones and function spaces to cater for groups of all sizes. Whether it’s a quick catch-up over a barista-made coffee, a wood-fired pizza with friends or family, an afternoon in the beer garden listening to live music. The Boundary will be Brisbane’s premier destination.

The Role

We require bar and wait staff to:

  • Maintain exceptional standards of food and beverage service;
  • Work collaboratively as a team;
  • Maintain knowledge and skills as required for specific work areas; and
  • Adhere to hotel and regulatory policies to ensure safety of patrons and staff.

The Applicant

To be appointed to this role, the applicant must possess the following:

  • Excellent communication and presentation;
  • Strong recent background in food and beverage service; and
  • Availability on weekends and at night.

The following attributes will be considered favourably:

  • Current RSA/RSG; and
  • Functions experience.

Apply here.

Sandwich & Salad Hand / University of Queensland Union

About UQU

On a Roll Bakery is owned and operated by The University of Queensland Union (UQU). UQU is a not-for-profit organisation working to create the ultimate campus experience for the UQ student community. UQU also operates numerous food, beverage, entertainment and retail outlets on the UQ St Lucia campus. On a Roll Bakery is the ‘go to place’ to stop for a morning coffee and pick up a little something extra from the gourmet pastries, pies, wraps, bagels and toasties on offer. On a Roll Bakery takes pride in delivering exceptional customer service for all students and staff on campus.

The Nuts and Bolts

We are looking for a reliable and meticulous salad and sandwich hand to join our fun and collaborative team at On a Roll Bakery. The role involves creating sandwiches to quality specifications, quality food presentation, portion control and serving in a timely manner.

Is this you?

You have great attention to detail and are an enthusiast of creating high quality food with immaculate presentation. You have demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment and are willing to lend a hand in all areas of the outlet when needed. In additional you will possess the following:

  • Food preparation and experience with in high volume sandwich making;
  • Strong knowledge of food hygiene, safety regulations and storing temperatures;
  • Previous experience with Customer Service plus Cash handling / POS experience; and
  • Sound WHS and Manual Handling knowledge and practices

For further information please contact Jessie Pryde – Multi-Site Supervisor on Jessie.Pryde@uqu.com.au or visit our website.

Apply here

Public Area Cleaner / The Point Brisbane

The Point Brisbane is seeking a Public Area Cleaner to be part of a tightly knit, energetic Housekeeping team on a full time basis.

The Point is Brisbane’s leading independent deluxe hotel and the right candidate will enjoy the satisfaction of multi-skilling within their department with the opportunity to experience other areas in the Hotel.

About the role:
As our full time Public Area Cleaner you will be responsible for ensuring all public areas, function spaces and back of house staff facilities are maintained to the highest standard of cleanliness at all times.

Experience required for this role:

  • A minimum of 1 years experience in a similar role, within a 4 or 5 star environment
  • Must have an understanding of OHS regulations and chemical handling

To succeed in this role you must:

  • Be available to work primarily Monday to Friday, from 5.30am
  • Have exceptional attention to detail
  • Have effective time management
  • Be extremely team orientated
  • Have excellent personal presentation
  • Your own transport is desirable

Apply here.


Starters 24.06.19

Welcome to our new students that began their journey with us this morning!!!

Now part of Lexis Brisbane Family:


Rafael from Brazil; Robson from Brazil; Li-Cheng from Taiwan; Arelis Laura from Peru; Yu-Kuan from Taiwan; Fanny from Belgium; Paul from Belgium; Hellen from Brazil; Karina from Chile 


🎓 Graduation 21.06.19.

Today we have to say goodbye to some of our amazing students. We want to wish you all the best in your life journey.

You all did such a great job here! ❤️️ You will be missed ❤️

Yuko from Zack’s Class
Takuya from Nicole’s class
Angie Marcela from Mitzi’s class
Nicole Evelyn & Ryohei from Luke’s class
Daniel from Lisa’s class
Thomas & Andressa from Laura’s class
Gyumin from Emma’s Class
Brenda & Mariana from Catherine’s class
Laia from Eugene’s class
Ikuko, Nixon & Andrius from Bristtany’s class

What’s On In Brisbane This Weekend

Fri 21 Jun 2019 to Sun 14 Jul 2019 / Skating At Festival

Head to King George Square to enjoy open-air ice-skating, exhilarating rides and captivating entertainment.

The festival runs from 21 June-14 July .To book into a session visit the Skating At website.

Fri 21 Jun 2019 / Winter Solstice Celebrations

Join the Education Team in celebrating the shortest day of the year. Explore our Analemmatic sundial on the Administration lawn. Create a lantern to ‘encourage’ the sun to return after the long, dark night and take it on an early evening walk through the Gardens as we ‘spotlight’ our night-time residents. Please wear warm clothes, covered walking shoes and a small personal torch if possible.

Bookings required. For more information and to book phone 07 3403 2535.

Sat 22 Jun 2019 / Jan Powers Farmers Markets

This busy Brisbane Farmers Market is a great place to spend a Saturday morning, browsing through the fresh produce and eating the delicious food produce lined along the bustling walkway selling a range of fresh products.

For more information visit Jan Powers Farmers Markets.

Sun 23 Jun 2019 / Riverside at the Gardens Market

For over 30 years, Brisbane’s Riverside Markets have been a popular gathering place for locals and tourists. ​Come and check out the range of art and fashion under the Queensland sun. Live music every morning, and great international food and coffee. Come for breakfast and stay for the fantastic atmosphere.

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Jobs in Brisbane

Barista – Hendra / Zarraffas Coffee

Zarraffa’s Coffee new Hendra store have positions available for an Assistant Manager, Supervisor & Barista to join their enthusiastic team.

Successful applicant:

  • Confident and well spoken
  • Outgoing and not afraid of hard work and good fun
  • Impeccable presentation and personal hygiene
  • Thrive on working in a fast paced, team environment
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Self – motivated
  • A passion for the Zarraffa’s Coffee brand

Barista responsibilities will include:

  • Customer Service
  • Cashing Orders
  • Making Coffee

The positions available are part time and casual. Seven day flexibility is required for the positions including early morning opens and late-night closes.

Previous Barista experience is preferred but not essential.

Apply here.

Junior Staff Wanted / The Yiros Shop

The Yiros Shop is looking to hire Junior staff in a casual position. We are looking for people with a good and happy attitude, outgoing and enjoy interacting with customers.

For your application to be successful, you will have great customer service skills and a positive can do attitude. We are looking for people that can work after school and on weekends. Or if you have finished school we could employ you on more of a permanent position.

If this sounds like you, please submit an application here.

Receptionist / Front Office / Central Apartment Hotels

Only those with reception experience to apply please. Previous experience in the hotel industry may be an advantage but is not essential.  Training will be provided.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES include (but not limited to):

  • Providing high standard of customer service at all times
  • Checking guests in and out, reservations, cash handing, balancing and liaising with guests
  • The ability to multitask especially in busy periods
  • Manage all accommodation enquiries (telephone, email and walk-ins) and convert to confirmed reservations

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT will ideally have:

  • Experience using a hotel reservation program (RMS 9+ preferred but not essential)
  • Ability to work comfortably within a team environment as well as autonomously
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A professional image


This is a HIGA award position.  You will be required to work shifts across a seven day per week roster including public holidays.

Please send your resume and a short cover letter if this sounds like you and you would like to join our fun but professional team.

Apply here.

Cafe Assistant

Motivated and hardworking cafe assistant required for a busy Brisbane CBD based cafe – must be experienced with a passion for providing quality customer service.

Experience as a cafe assistant is a prerequisite for this position, a willingness to learn, self-motivation and a desire to succeed will be key to this role. We require the successful candidate to hit the ground running, therefore it is essential that you:

– Have previous cafe assistant experience in a busy environment;

– Have a bubbly personality and provide exceptional customer service;

– Have a high level work ethic with a desire to be challenged.

If you have the skills and experience for this role, click on Apply to submit your CV directly or email it to espressoveloce@hotmail.com

Room Attendant / Quest Cannon Hill

Quest Cannon Hill now has an exciting opportunity available for a Housekeeper to join its team on a casual basis working from 15 to 30 hours per week.

The role involves providing housekeeping and room attendant services for apartments (studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom apartments) and cleaning common areas to ensure high standards of presentation of the property in line with the Quest brand standards, and efficient operations based on occupancy demands and guest needs

The Ideal Candidate

A can-do, responsible, and flexible approach to work

Excellent communication skills, a friendly customer service demeanor, a keen eye for detail, excellent organisational skills, discretion in guest interaction, and a strong appreciation for workplace safety.

An ability to follow instructions and work quickly and efficiently to achieve individual and team goals is key.

Prior experience in a cleaning or housekeeping role ideally in a business environment is essential, and qualifications and prior experience in the hospitality, travel or tourism industries would be highly regarded.

The successful applicant must be available to work shifts, weekends and public holidays, and have entitlements to work in Australia.

To apply, please direct your letter of application and CV to the recruiting manager by clicking ‘Apply Now’.


STARTERS 17/6/19

WELCOME to Lexis Brisbane everyone!

We hope you’ll have a wonderful first day and enjoy your time with us!


We have:

Keijiro from Japan; Erika Vanessa from Colombia; Vanessa Maria from Brazil; Ting-Xuan from Taiwan; Maria Pilar from Spain; Deisy Yamile from Colombia; Alba from Spain; Caroline from Brazil



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