Day: September 20, 2012

Port Adelaide midfielder farewelled

In Adelaide, thousands wept tears of sadness at a public memorial for Port midfielder John McCarthy, who fell to his death at a Las Vegas casino. The memorial service preceded McCarthy’s funeral in his Victorian home town of Sorrento. Sarah

Shooting victim lucky to be alive

A 50-year-old man who intervened in an armed robbery is lucky to be alive, after being shot in the leg. Police are still on the hunt for the gunman, who attempted to hold up a pharmacy south-west of Brisbane. Stephanie

Brisbane’s fishy deaths

A clean up is underway west of Brisbane after a massive fish kill. But just what caused the death of hundreds of cat fish in the Brisbane River remains a mystery. Jo Curlis reports.

New flood film remembers

The long-term effects of last year’s Brisbane floods are being highlighted in a new QUT production. The multi-media documentary brings an artistic approach to the worst natural disaster in Queensland’s history. Tess Gilfedder reports.

iPhone5 hits stores

The final countdown is on for the much awaited Australian release on sale of Apple’s fifth generation iPhone. And phone retailers in Brisbane are going out of their way, to cater for buyers. Kate Fallis reports.

BCC’s electric car initiative

Thinking about buying an electric car? Would free renewable power and half-price parking in the city convince you? The incentives are part of Brisbane City Council’s 12 month City Smart initiative. Lauren Crome reports.

Prelim preps underway

The final preparations are underway for tomorrow’s AFL and NRL preliminary finals, as the Wallabies leave for South Africa. Paige Hasaballah reports.

Titans hunt for new movers

The Titans are recruiting new squad members. You don’t have to know how to play footy but you do have to be fit and flexible. Georgia Fardoulys reports.