Day: October 16, 2012

Waterhouse hoping for Gold at Caulfield Cup

Racing’s first-lady Gai Waterhouse will be hoping Glencadam Gold can bring home her first Group 1 win of the Spring Racing Carnival in this weekend’s Caulfield Cup. The Champion will start favourite for the $2.5 million feature race. Jake Duke

Wallabies boosted by Palu return

The Wallabies say they’d like nothing more than to deny the All Blacks their record equalling winning streak in Saturday night’s third Bledisloe test. Naming the team in Brisbane today, coach Robbie Deans acknowledged the magnitude of the challenge ahead.

V8s ready to roar on Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is almost ready to come alive when the V8 Supercars take to the streets for the Armor All Gold Coast 600 this weekend. But today the drivers got together off the track for a different kind of

Charity calls for community spirit after lacklustre display

A Brisbane based charity has been left high and dry as it attempts to move into its new home. Despite providing aid to thousands of Queenslanders, Connected Inc’s call for help has fallen on deaf ears. Myles McGuire reports.

Quirk spruiks for Anti-Poverty Week

If you thought you saw Brisbane’s Lord Mayor selling magazines in Queen Street today you weren’t seeing things. Graham Quirk joined in a campaign for Anti Poverty Week which aims to highlight financial hardship and emotional trauma in the community.

Man fronts court over raid

A 32-year-old man charged with a string of serious drug and weapons offences was refused bail in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today. Police seized drugs, weapons and over $4 million in cash after arresting the man on Sunday night. Emilie

Elderly woman dies in fire

An 81-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Melbourne’s East. Police say a neighbour used a garden hose to try and douse the flames. Katlynn Bradder-Denning reports.