Day: September 25, 2012

Newman cuts hit firefighters

Queensland may be left without some firefighting services from this Friday as their union decides to strike. The action is another headache for Premier Campbell Newman who continues to be hounded by critics. Rachel Kramer reports.

Queensland warned against rising sea levels

A new climate report is warning locations such as the Gold Coast and Brisbane Airport will be under water by the end of the century. The report, called “The Critical Decade”, highlights the impact of global warming on homes, agriculture

Opposition puts money on Defence

Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says he will restore real growth in Defence spending. In a speech at the RSL Annual Conference, Mr Abbott says he will make defence a priority. Thomas Hartley reports.

Others report scares in hunt for missing women

Concerns are growing over missing Melbourne woman Jill Meagher after a string of women have come forward claiming they’ve been attacked in the area. Police are also worried that her handbag found in a nearby laneway may have been planted.

Airbus unveils future

Airbus has unveiled its new vision for the future – an aircraft which promises a whole new interactive experience. The technologically advanced design aims for passengers to enjoy the journey just as much as the destination. Tahlia Butler reports.

Governer recognises Queensland’s bravest

Some of Queenland’s bravest and brightest citizens have been awarded for their outstanding contribution to the State. Governer Penelope Wensley announced the recipients of the Australian Honours and Awards at a ceremony at Government House. Zac Street reports.

Red carpet fashion outshines Brownlow winner

In theory, the Brownlow awards are all about naming the AFL’s best and fairest player. But the real champions of the night are the wives and girlfriends and their red carpet fashions. Carolina Otero reports.

Injured Swan prepares for Grand Final

The Sydney Swans held an open media session this morning ahead of Saturday’s AFL grand final against Hawthorn. The question on everyone’s mind: Ben McGlynn’s hamstring injury, suffered during the qualifying final. David de Witt reports.

Brisbane explodes with Riverfire preparation

The countdown is on for Brisbane’s most explosive night of the year – Riverfire. This weekend more than 2000 kilograms of fireworks will go up in smoke at the big bash. Matt Willms reports.