Day: September 30, 2010

Another private college closes

Tough economic times are blamed for forcing yet another private college to shut its doors leaving hundreds of students high and dry. This closure adds to a long list of others causing chaos for our multi-million-dollar education industry. Amy Hutchinson

A bridge too far

A local councillor is pushing for a controversial plan to ease congestion by opening up Brisbane’s ‘Green Bridge’ to regular traffic. The idea has received a mixed response amid plans for a new bridge to connect the city’s inner suburbs.

Thousands of free Go Cards

Charities across Queensland are to receive thousands of free Go Cards. It’s hoped the initiative will help hundreds of volunteers and provide easier transport options for families with seriously ill children. Sophie Barrington reports.

Prized VC medals on show

Australia’s prized Victoria Crosses from Gallipoli are in Brisbane to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the landing. It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity for locals to see the nine crosses first hand. Erin Gregor reports.

Close call for Australia’s economy

The International Monetary Fund says that Australia was one of the few advanced economies to escape the global recession last year. The report also praises the government’s handling of the global financial crisis and its plans to return the budget

More Aussies arrive in Delhi

Members of the Australian swim team and athletics team arrived in Delhi, today, despite new concerns over safety and health. With just four days from the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, the Australian Government has upgraded travel warnings to high alert.

Thumbs up for 600 race track

Up and coming racing drivers are looking to next month’s Gold Coast 600 as a major stepping stone to greater things. Today they joined their peers to inspect the track, and gave it the thumbs up. Rebecca Forsyth reports.

Friendly breakfast before NRL battle

The build up to Sunday’s NRL Grand Final continued this morning as the two teams faced off at the traditional Grand Final breakfast at Darling Harbour in Sydney. Today’s public appearances will be the last for the teams before they