Day: September 6, 2010

Independents tipped to make decision soon

The three key independents have continued their meetings for what’s hoped will be final discussions with the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader. They’re tipped to announce who they’ll back to form government soon with at least one coalition MP predicting

Aussie voters lose patience

Queensland Independent MP Bob Katter remains tight-lipped about his decision on who he will back to form a federal government. After two weeks Australia is still facing a hung parliament and voters are starting to lose patience. Benjamin Leming reports.

Victorian floodwaters continue to rise

More residents in Victoria’s Southwest have been evacuated as they experience the worst flooding in fifteen years. Floodwaters are continuing to rise in many areas but some rivers are expected to peak soon. Imogen Knowles reports.

Titans hold Queensland hopes

The Titans are confident they can overcome a horror injury toll in time for Friday night’s qualifying final against the Warriors. The Gold Coasters are the only Queensland football team left playing in September, with the Cowboys, Broncos and Lions

Bowser laws leave less choice

Motorists will have less choice at the petrol pump by Christmas under new legislation to cut fuel options in Queensland. E10 petrol will replace unleaded petrol under the new scheme. Sacha Passi reports.

New book promotes child safety

A Brisbane author has spent 16 years creating a children’s book to educate young people about child protection. He says he wrote the book to encourage children to protect themselves. Elly Bradfield reports.

NRL finals campaign begins

Team captains from the eight NRL finals clubs have converged on Telstra Stadium ahead of a highly anticipated finals campaign. The skippers took time out to flaunt their title hopes following an explosive final weekend of competition. Alex Fynes-Clinton reports.