Day: September 24, 2010

Ocean memorial for Centaur victims

Centaur victims have been honoured at sea in a memorial service held above the ship’s wreck site. More than 300 people gathered to remember those who perished in Queensland’s worst wartime disaster. Dani Luck reports.

It’s rubbish in Queensland

The Sunshine State has a new title, it’s one of the the dirtiest states Australia according to a national littering survey. Cigarette butts top the list as the most common type of rubbish. Karin Adam reports.

Your say in the BIFF

In true Queensland fashion, Brisbane locals are putting up their hands and having a go – this time for a shot at fame. In preparation for The Brisbane International Film Festival, St George Bank is giving locals the chance to

Tributes to original croc hunter

Tributes have poured in for Australia’s original crocodile hunter Malcolm Douglas who died in an accident early yesterday. Douglas had become synonymous with the Top End since his first show Across the Top in 1976. Matthew Blowes reports.

Titans hoping to silence Roosters

The Gold Coast Titans go head-to-head with the Sydney Roosters in a blockbuster preliminary final at Suncorp Stadium tonight. The Titans are hoping to earn their first appearance in an NRL grand final. Grace Duckham reports.

The Grand Parade before the finals

Melbourne burst into colour and song today as the St Kilda and Collingwood teams went on public display ahead of tomorrow’s AFL decider. The Grand Final parade through the city streets attracted a near record number of fans. Dominique Wiehahn

Olympic gold remembered

Ten years on from the Sydney Olympics, volleyball player Natalie Cook is celebrating the anniversary of her gold medal win. Cook’s victory at Bondi Beach is still considered one of the most significant events in the history of Australian sport.