Day: October 10, 2013

New runway takes off

Work has officially begun on Brisbane Airport’s new $1.3 billion runway. It’s hoped the venture will put the River City in a positive spotlight as a ‘new world’ destination. But, there is speculation Australia’s biggest airline is still not on

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War on bikies grows

There’s been a massive escalation in the war against bikie gangs today. More than 700 Victorian police raided dozens of properties finding firearms, drugs and cash. Samuel Massey reports.

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Sydney swelters

Hundreds of firefighters faced extreme conditions across New South Wales today, amid soaring temperatures and high winds. Premier Barry O’Farrell warned people to abide by the total fire bans in place across fifteen regions, including Sydney. Police say arsonists, will

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Storm season in full swing

South east Queensland is in the grip of record spring temperatures we’re expecting another scorcher tomorrow. In the CBD, SES crews were out in force. Their message to the public “get ready” with the storm season officially starting today. Tom

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Honouring Queensland firefighters

Fire stations across Australia flew their flags at half mast today as part of National Firefighters’ Remebrance Day. In Queensland, ceremonies were held across the state to honour fallen comrades and friends. Jack Doonar reports.

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Money making mangos

Queensland’s mango season is here again. If you wanted to buy one this morning, it would have set you back $3,000 dollars! But it was all for a good cause Madeline Muir reports.

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