Day: September 27, 2010

Blues continue for Virgin passengers

Travel dramas continued for Virgin Blue passengers today after recovering from a nationwide computer system failure. The airline had to clear a huge backlog from yesterday, but is promising compensation for those affected. Shitika Anand reports.

Coolangatta Cleanout

Police have praised the success of a blitz on Coolangatta streets over the weekend. Extra officers took part in Operation Cleanout which aimed to stamp out a growing number of drug and alcohol-related incidents in the area. Andrew Keyte reports.

Questions over Port’s sale

The Premier was forced to deny today there’s only one bidder for the Port of Brisbane in the Government’s controversial assets sales. Opposition leader John Paul Langbroek says the Premier has kept Queenslanders in the dark about how many buyers

Aussies working less

Australian employees are working fewer hours today than they were 10 years ago. The average decrease in work hours over the past decade is equivalent to two weeks per year. Erin Gregor reports.

Pollies prepare for Parly opening

Politicians have descended on Canberra, preparing for tomorrow’s opening session of the 43rd Federal Australian Parliament. But controversies surrounding the new term have still to be laid to rest. Rebecca Forsyth reports.

Back to basics for Finals replay

It’s back to basics for Collingwood and St Kilda as they prepare to face off again in a Grand Final replay this weekend. The AFL is set to heed a call from players to give them a greater slice of