Day: September 8, 2010

Police in naked romp return to duty

Police officers who ran naked around a Queensland Police Service vehicle at traffic lights in bayside Capalaba last September have received harsh penalties. Their union is highly critical of the department’s handling of the matter claiming the final decisions were

Morcombes launch child safety DVD

Australia Zoo today hosted the release of the Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s new child protection DVD ‘Foundation Red’. The launch marks almost seven years since Daniel went missing while waiting for a bus on the Sunshine Coast. Ella Cole reports.

Positive spin on Big Sound summit

Illegal downloads are bleeding the music industry, causing $12.5 million of economic loss every year. But at the Big Sound Music Summit, panelists are putting a positive focus on the convergence of music with the internet. Amy Schostakowski reports.

Ambulance workers recognised

Brisbane’s finest ambulance workers have been recognised at a ceremony at Breakfast Creek today. Also recognised for his bravery an 11 year old boy who saved his auntie’s life. Kieran Rooney reports.

Gillard pledges to go the distance

After a shotgun election that turned into weeks of deliberations, negotiations and political stunts, Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she’s set to go the distance. With a one seat majority, the odds of serving a full three year term are

Nashos remembered and recognised

Two hundred and twelve national servicemen who died in battle were remembered today at a ceremony in Canberra. Two thousand ex-servicemen marched and then gathered with their families for the dedication of a National Service Memorial. Elly Bradfield reports.

Turtle tracking to be extended

A new tracking program has revealed that loggerhead turtles travel the same distance as the Sydney to Hobart yacht race in just five months. Scientists are concerned about this saying the turtles are avoiding certain areas because there’s simply too

Warriors arrive for clash with the Titans

The New Zealand Warriors have touched down in Brisbane ahead of their finals clash with the Titans at Skilled Park on Friday. Having already lost two games to the Titans this season the Warriors are hoping to reverse their fortunes.

Carney comeback

Todd Carney has completed a dream rugby league comeback after winning the Dally M medal for NRL player of the year. A host of Maroons stars also featured heavily on the night picking up a swag of accolades. Alex Fynes-Clinton