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How to get a massage when you don't like to be touched?

I would like to begin receiving massages for self care purposes but due to childhood sexual abuse I'm extremely sensitive around physical contact, particularly from strangers. I am located in Brisbane, QLD Australia and wondering if anyone has any insights on local services in the area or even just information and guidance on how to go through this process after experiencing sexual abuse. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 14, 2016 - 26 answers

Looking for the new old Byron Bay

My in-laws live in Sydney and are looking to move to an area within NSW, Queensland or Victoria which fits their beach-loving, eco-conscious young family. Details within: [more inside]
posted by timshel on Feb 20, 2016 - 4 answers

Camping in Queensland

We're looking at going camping for the Easter long weekend and taking our telescope with us. We have a couple of requirements. [more inside]
posted by poxandplague on Mar 24, 2015 - 5 answers

If I could play golf, I'd probably have been hired

Is this just "jobs for the boys" or do I have a legitimate employment gripe worthy of lawyering up? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 24, 2014 - 13 answers

Cairns - Tell me where to find the fun

In a few days I'm moving to Cairns, Queensland. What cool and fun things should I look out for in particular to distract and amuse my toddler in our new environment? [more inside]
posted by gomichild on Feb 22, 2011 - 2 answers

Australia Travel TV...but different

What are some unusual, creative, off-beat things to do/experience in Australia that would make for good and interesting travel-documentary TV? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jun 10, 2010 - 10 answers

to make our QLD coast roadtrip amazing

Seeking advice for a north east coast Australian road trip. Planning to drive from somewhere north of Brisbane (?) up to Cairns or further, in a fairly low-fi style. Looking for tips on car/van rental, places to see and accomodation. Anyone done this? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by beccyjoe on Jun 9, 2010 - 11 answers

Looking for a party planner in Brisbane or the Gold Coast

I'm planning a party (by long-distance) on the Gold Coast in Queensland, and am trying to find a party planner on the spot to handle the logistics. I've found many childrens party planners, but the few party planners I've found that cater to adults are....VERY adult, providing riding crops and scented banana oil, sort of thing. NOT our sort of thing. Can anyone reccommend a planner for a very vanilla sort of celebratory shindig?
posted by tabubilgirl on Apr 20, 2009 - 7 answers

What did an inline gaming machine (available in Queensland pre-pokies) look like and how did they operate?

Does anyone know anything about the inline gaming machines that used to be available in RSL clubs and various other places in Queensland, back in the olden days (pre-1992) before pokies (aka slot and fruit machines) were introduced? [more inside]
posted by h00py on Mar 4, 2009 - 1 answer

Aspie Doctors in Brisbane?

Know of any psychiatrists or psychologists in the Brisbane, Qld area who specialise in--or at least have some knowledge of--Aspergers Syndrome? [more inside]
posted by mjao on Nov 3, 2008 - 3 answers

Tell me about living in Queensland.

What is it like to live in Far North Queensland? What little things to people do to adapt to the weather? What do people think about? NOT looking for tourist information. [more inside]
posted by Melismata on Feb 11, 2008 - 9 answers

How do I get lots of money for my "Cane Toad Times" collection?

I have a complete collection (I think) of the 80's satirical magazine "The Cane Toad Times" published in Brisbane, Australia, which I treasure but would willingly give up for large amounts of cash. Where would I go to find the big moolah? (Ebay doesn't seem to treasure it as much as I'm sure fanatical collectors would.) [more inside]
posted by h00py on Sep 25, 2007 - 8 answers

“Dentist, n.: A Prestidigitator who, putting metal in one's mouth, pulls coins out of one's pockets.”

SE Queensland Dentist Filter: I need a dentist. But I want a nice one, or at least a non-judgmental one—I've had mean dentists! Needless to say, this has stopped me from going for quite a long time. I have decided to get braces though, so I need to have my teeth given the all-clear before approaching an orthodontist. I also need a recommendation for the orthodontist! Brisbane / Gold Coast area. [more inside]
posted by mjao on Apr 16, 2007 - 3 answers

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