Day: October 4, 2012

Water initiative to green up Brisbane

A new initiative to save water has been launched by Brisbane City Council and the Federal Government. The project is the latest step towards making Brisbane Australia’s greenest city. Eve Kelso reports.

Emotional scenes as sisters flown back to Italy

Four sisters at the centre of a bitter international custody dispute will arrive back in Italy early tomorrow morning. Last night the girls were dragged into police cars before being taken to the airport and deported. WARNING Viewers may find

Proposed new tariff slugs solar

You could be slugged with higher electricity tariffs for using solar to save energy and the environment. The Queensland Competition Authority is recommending the introduction of a new tariff scheme for people using solar power. Carolina Otero reports.

Cameron confirmed as Sheedy successor

Hawthorn assistant Liam Cameron has been confirmed as Kevin Sheedy’s successor as head coach of the Greater Western Sydney Giants. Meanwhile, Essendon has celebrated some of its brightest stars at the club’s annual Best and Fairest Awards. Zac Street reports.

Authorities begin plane crash investigation

Authorities have commenced their investigation into what went wrong in Monday’s fatal crash of a vintage plane that killed all six occupants. Teams from the police and Australian Transport Safety Bureau arrived on the scene today to begin examining the

New youth centre gives Goodna hope

Eighteen months ago Ipswich was devastated in the 2011 floods. Then Sony and and some of the biggest names in music stars came to the rescue with a CD which raised $2 million – enough to build a major youth

New cameras monitor Beenleigh streets

Beenleigh has some new crime fighting tools with nine new state-of-the-art CCTV cameras switched on today. It marks the tenth year of Logan City Council’s Safety Camera Program. Hayley Robertson reports.

Police arrest former HSU boss

Health Services Union President Chris Brown has welcomed a decision to prosecute his predecessor Michael Williamson. He says the arrest would help rank and file members draw a line under past leadership problems. Laura Bianchi reports.