Prestigious Inner-City Brisbane School All Hallows’ Locked Down Following Disturbance

The usually tranquil atmosphere at All Hallows’ School in Brisbane City was shattered when an agitated man, reportedly under the influence of some substance, unleashed a bout of destructive behaviour by kicking and punching doors within the school precinct, leading to a lockdown at the school.



Police received a flurry of alarmed reports concerning the man’s erratic actions, which included assaulting doors in Dodge Lane, an area adjacent to the school grounds.

A police spokesperson stated that the man, believed to be 19 years old, exhibited signs of intoxication and heightened agitation. After a thorough assessment and engagement with law enforcement personnel, he was taken into custody. 

Additionally, he was issued a public nuisance infringement notice, indicating the legal consequences of his actions. 



The incident, which unfolded around 11:50 a.m. on Thursday, 17 Aug 2023, prompted a swift response from local law enforcement authorities. 

Authorities were on the scene in a matter of minutes, securing the area and swiftly instating a lockdown protocol to ensure the safety of the school’s staff, students, and personnel. During the lockdown, all movement within the premises was restricted, and communication with the outside world was limited.

In a bid to prevent any further disturbances or potential threats, the individual was also subjected to a banning order, effectively prohibiting him from entering Fortitude Valley. This measure was enacted with the intention of maintaining the safety and security of both All Hallows’ School and the broader community.

Published 21-Aug-2023

Celebrate Korean Culture and Tradition at 2017 Korean Festival in Brisbane

Brisbane is proudly a diverse mix of cultures and each community gets to showcase their colourful cuisine and culture. This 2nd Saturday of August, it will be the South Korean’s turn to celebrate everything Korean at the 2017 Korean Cultural Festival.

The festive event will feature traditional and contemporary culture at the heart of Brisbane. Attendees will get a fill of delicious Korean food and witness traditional Korean performances, Taekwondo demonstration, modern K-pop music and dance, children’s activities, workshops and so much more.

Everyone is invited to join in this fun event that is free of charge and suitable for all members of the family.

Event Details:

What: Korean Cultural Festival 2017
When: Saturday, 12 August 2017
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: King George Square
Adelaide St, Brisbane City
Cost: FREE

Photo credit: www.ksqld.org

Last year’s Korean Festival attracted more than 50,000 people, and this year promises to be just as exciting. The venue will be lined with a top selection of Korean food stalls to give everyone a taste of authentic and unique Korean cuisine.

Throughout the day, there will be entertainment, including performances from K-pop acts AO Crew and P4pero.

Korean Cultural Festival is presented by the Korean Society of Queensland.