Day: May 27, 2011

Federal cash for training more health workers

A Federal government injection of funds of more than $50-million will see an increase in clinical training here in Queensland. Health Minister Nicola Roxon made the announcement as she toured the Wesley Hospital in Brisbane. Vivien von Drehnen reports.

Kids need lessons on cooking healthy food

Education Week is about to end but debate about how to teach good eating habits to students will continue. As the Education Minister plates up healthy lunches, calls continue for the government to serve up more lessons in nutrition. Karin

Friday’s plan to reduce road deaths to zero

Ninety-five people have died on Queensland roads so far this year and road safety campaigners say that’s too many. Road safety advocates took to the streets of Brisbane today to promote safer roads and officials say while the safety message

Ipswich 300 for another three years

Racing fans in Queensland are in pole position for excitement with the Ipswich 300 to be held at Queensland Raceway for the next three years. It’s hoped the joint initiative between the Queensland Government and Ipswich City Council can help

Abbott backs whip release on Turnbull

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has been accused of deliberately undermining Malcolm Turnbull. It’s been confirmed that Mr Abbott authorised the release of a letter naming and shaming the former leader. Stephanie Scott reports.

Rest for Origin stars as Broncos do battle

AFL fans will have to wait until tomorrow night to get their first glimpse of the new Gold Coast stadium when the Suns take on Geelong. But tonight’s attention focuses on a League double header at Lang Park. The Broncos

No change for Reds in weekend clash

They’ve done the job so far and Reds coach Ewen McKenzie has opted not to make any changes going into this weekend’s Super Rugby clash against the Crusaders at Lang Park. The Reds will be hoping to capitalise on their

Reds to face Crusaders in Super Rugby clash

By Sarah McVeigh Queensland Reds coach Ewen McKenzie has named an unchanged starting line-up for this Sunday’s clash against the Crusaders at Lang Park.

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