Day: October 2, 2012

Kid’s day launches Roar season

The A-League season for the Brisbane Roar kicks off this Sunday. Today players trained with a group of six-year-olds to promote their sport in the community. Ansley O’Keefe reports.

Kangaroos announce squad for Kiwi test

The Kangaroos squad has been selected for this month’s one-off Rugby League test match. The team will play against New Zealand in Townsville. Laura Churchill reports.

Coral halved on Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral in less than three decades. That’s according to a study released by the Australian Insitute of Marine Science today. But it’s nature not humans which is the main culprit. Haley

Blaze rips through Aboriginal Tent Embassy

A fire this morning destroyed the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in South Brisbane. No one was injured in the blaze but most posessions were ruined. Eve Kelso reports.

Reserve Bank slashes official interest rates

Good news for mortgage-holders today with the Reserve Bank cutting official interest rates by a quarter of one percentage point. It’s the lowest the cash rate has been since October 2009. Matthew Gharakhanian reports.

Council unveils second machine for Legacy Way

Work on Brisbane’s Legacy Way tunnel is about to receive another boost with the unveiling of a second tunnel boring machine dubbed Joyce. It will join its sister machine Annabelle which has so far dug half a kilometre of the

Search continues for missing plane

A search continues for a vintage plane with six people aboard missing in mountainous terrain in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Seven helicopters and one plane spent the day covering a 540 square nautical mile area west of Gympie and south