Day: September 29, 2010

Police remember fallen colleagues

Hundreds of Police Officers lined the streets of Brisbane today for the National Police Remembrance Parade. Police say it’s the most important day on their calendar a time to remember fallen comrades. Caitlin Adams reports.

Health workers ramp up action

Queensland Health workers today rejected the Government’s latest pay offer and voted to escalate industrial action. In rallies around the state, workers took their message to the streets calling for equality amongst all government employees. Paul Smeaton reports.

Price rise boost for producers

Australian producers are set to benefit from a rise in food prices. A recent study has warned that the price of food will soar up to 45 per cent by 2020 creating a shortage in staple food. Shitika Anand reports.

QUT to open world class wound centre

A world class health research centre in wound treatment is set to open at QUT Kelvin Grove. Its work will target people suffering from chronic wounds commonly caused by diabetes and heart failure. Jin Kok reports.

Youth Parly tackles issues head on

Ninety two members of the YMCA youth parliament have taken over the Queensland political headquarters. Representatives aged 15 to 25 from each of Queensland’s 89 state electorates debated policy issues relating to young people. Paige Ross reports.

PMs first QT

The Prime Minister began the day by denying claims that two of her frontbenchers threatened to resign before her Ministry was announced. The suggestions came as Federal Parliament returned to debate and its first question time since the election. Erin

One-hundred years of the Girl Guides

Girl Guides Australia is celebrating 100 years of training in life skills today. They say the organisation is just as relevant now as when it first began and its popularity is still rising. Ella Feinberg Large reports.

Ablett Jr signs for Suns

Gary Ablett Junior is the latest star recruit for the new Gold Coast Suns AFL franchise. The former Geelong superstar will join the Suns on a five year deal, worth one point nine million dollars a season. Andrew Keyte reports.