Police are now seeking witnesses to Sunday’s Bondi street brawl between James Packer and Nine C.E.O. David Gyngell. Gyngell has taken the blame for starting the punch-up, which left Australia’s richest man with a blackened left eye. Neither man has…
Two hospital chiefs have been sacked over a series of surgical errors at Rockhampton Base Hospital. The repeat errors, by an overseas-trained doctor, echo the notorious Jayant Patel controversy. Mackenzie Lyon reports.
Student protestors interrupted a live TV program last night, to voice their concerns with the Coalition’s performance. Adding to the Abbott Government’s woes, the latest Newspoll shows just how unsatisfied Australians are. Olivia Rogers reports.
Brisbane’s drinking culture was under the spot light today, at an annual Liquor Accords Conference. The State Government is drafting a ‘Safe Night Out Strategy’ to improve safety around the city’s nightlife hubs. Gabrielle Lyons reports.
Despite the cooler weather the “heat” was on in the CBD this afternoon. A sea of Brisbane Roar fans turned out to congratulate their new A-league champions. Players soaked up the celebration and the ‘orange’ ticker-tape parade. Elizabeth Lambert reports.
Jack Viney is fronting the AFL tribunal after his high bump left Adelaide’s Tom Lynch with a broken jaw. Lynch could be off the field for up to six weeks. Cameron Kirby reports.
Logan City Council has enlisted the help of a conservation canine in a bid to help protect Koalas. Maya, a kelpie cross border-collie, is specially trained to sniff out and identify Koala habitats. Alexandra Connor reports.
By Keira Wallace. Edited for online by Joseph Cooney. The proposition of Queensland implementing a public sex offender register is being raised in state parliament today. Proposed amendments to the Child Protection Act are calling for more stringent reporting with…
By Justin Brosnan. Edited for online by Jacinta Lal The University of Queensland is in discussion with the University of Southern Queensland over the sale of its Ipswich campus which has failed to attract substantial student numbers and enrolments in…
Cobey Bartels. Edited for online by Joshua Bristow Farmers are worried that the upcoming budget may include cutbacks in drought assistance along with reduced funding for agricultural research and development after the Commission of Audit suggested such changes.