Day: September 19, 2012

Brisbane’s royal touch down

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge touched down briefly in Brisbane today, on their way home from a royal tour of the Asia Pacific. Eager crowds lined the windows in the airport terminal hoping to get a glimpse of the

Senator Bernadi resigns over gay marriage controversy

Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi has resigned from his post as shadow parliamentary secretary. It follows controversy over his comments linking gay marriage to bestiality. Tess Gilfedder reports.

Dawes set to play while Didak a no-show

Magpies players Chris Dawes and Alan Didak were both meant to prove their fitness at a training session today. Dawes looks set to play but Didak was a no-show. Jo Curlis reports.

Eat safe scheme proves successful

Brisbane’s star-rating scheme for food outlets has seen major improvements across thousands of restaurants. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk says the Eat Safe initiative is achieving its goal. Georgia Fardoulys reports.

Toddler necklace choking concern

Queensland authorities have issued a warning about necklaces claimed to ease teething pain for toddlers. There are concerns the beaded necklaces could cause choking if used incorrectly. Zoe Hirning reports.

Jharal Yow Yeh nominated for prestigious medal

It’s back to work for Broncos winger Jharal Yow Yeh who’s made a speedy recovery from a severe anke injury. And in rugby union the Queensland Reds have introduced their new head coach, Richard Graham who’ll work with Coaching Director

Talk like a pirate for cancer

Brisbane “buccaneers” weren’t stealing treasure today, instead they’ve been collecting loot for Talk Like A Pirate Day. The annual fundraising event aims to provide support to kids and their families affected by cancer. Stephanie Panitzki reports.