Day: October 11, 2012

Touch champs kick off

The Queensland All Schools Touch Football Championship kicked off in Brisbane today. The competition is the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and promises to showcase some remarkable talent. Tahnee Duncan reports.

Brisbane International serves up tennis fun

Part of Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall was transformed today into a mini Pat Rafter Tennis Arena. And there was plenty of on court action for the lunchtime crowds. Organizers are planning to “serve up” similar events around the state to

Pierro aims for nine in a row

For thoroughbred punters and spectators all eyes will be focused on this Saturday’s Caulfield Guineas. And the current odds on favorite for the big race is Gai Waterhouse’s unbeaten colt Pierro. April Chan reports.

Opposition accused of hypocrisy

The Prime Minister has accused Tony Abbott of hypocrisy, after one of his frontbenchers wrote to a suspended Labor MP asking him to support the coalition in parliament. The opposition has admitted it was a mistake, but the government says

Wet weather brings temporary relief

We haven’t seen it for some months in Brisbane so today’s rain was certainly a welcome relief from the hot weather. But don’t get too used to it we’ll be back to sunny skies within days. Roisin O’Brien reports.

Students urged don’t risk lives on roads

Already this year, 193 people have died on Queensland roads. Younger drivers are the most at-risk age group. The RACQ hopes to change that by educating teenagers and ultimately saving lives. Conor Tobin reports.