Charities are angry at plans to allow new casinos in Brisbane claiming it will lead to more gambling addiction. But City Hall says the Newman Government proposal is good news for tourism. Mackenzie Lyon reports.
Queensland politicians are to receive a nine per cent pay rise, their first in three years. An independent tribunal concluded they should be entitled to more money just not the 42 per cent increase originally proposed. Nicholas Chin reports.
The Abbott Government today fired its first shot in the carbon tax war with a draft bill to repeal the tax, now open for public comment. The Government says it will mean cheaper power and gas prices and save families…
Queensland children may soon be battling both a highly contagious disease and one of Australia’s most common respiratory conditions. Along with recent cases of measles, a new study has found warm weather increases the risk of asthma attacks in babies.…
The Australian army wants more women to join its ranks. And to showcase what army life is all about, they’re holding a female adventure camp, at Brisbane’s Gallipoli Barracks. Rachel Riga reports.
Brisbane City Council spends millions of dollars a year cleaning up graffiti but today the Lord Mayor was out promoting the up-side of legal street art. It’s part of an initiative simply called Graffiti Stop. Bernard Thompson reports.
It’s pretty common to train dogs and birds, but a young Australian has taken it up at notch training buffalos. The “Buffalo Girls” show travels around outback Queensland putting the four legged beasts through their paces. Liana Bignall reports.