Day: May 7, 2014

Police hunt killer of Brisbane chef

Brisbane police are hunting a killer, after the body of a 26-year-old man was found in the garage at his Morningside home. Peter Milos has been identified as the co-owner of an inner-city Italian restaurant. Bonnie Stevens reports.

Springborg defends foreign-trained doctors

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg today expressed confidence in Queensland’s public hospitals. He’s distanced the current inquiry into a foreign trained doctor at Rockhampton Hospital, from the Jayant Patel case nine years ago. Brooke Holdsworth reports.

Latest craze puts lives on the line

They call it ‘urbex’, which stands for urban exploring. Sounds harmless but a secretive group of young people in Brisbane is risking life and limb to capture the thrill on camera. Mackenzie Lyon reports.

Cupcakes for a cause

What have cup cakes and cancer got in common? Well today Queensland’s Cancer Council used the little treats to raise money and promote awareness of the disease. Isabella Cameron reports.

Compulsive hoarder calls for help

A Mitchelton woman is calling for more support for people suffering from compulsive hoarding. Jessie Harlow lives in a Housing Commission unit scheduled to undergo general maintenance. But due to her addiction access to her home is near impossible. Olivia

Two match ban for Demon’s hard nut

Melbourne Demon’s young star Will Viney has been suspended for two-matches after last night’s Tribunal. And fans are outraged. Gabrielle Lyons reports.

School chaplaincy program should be abolished: Commission of Audit

By Tom Armstrong. Edited for online by Bernard Thompson. Religious groups and school organisations are concerned over the future of the National School Chaplaincy Program (NSCP) following the Federal Government’s Commission of Audit recommendations for it to be abolished. The

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Funding falls short for Qld’s Rural Fire Service

By Cobey Bartels. Edited for online by Jacinta Lal. Firefighters are fundraising for the Queensland Rural Fire Service to meet operational costs despite recent funding improvements where a small number of brigades get a levy from some local councils.

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Wi-Fi strategy aims to connect Brisbane for G20 summit

By Justin Brosnan. Edited for online by Rachel Riga. The Brisbane City Council has begun the next phase of its Digital Brisbane Strategy aiming to ensure the appropriate digital infrastructure is in place for the G20 summit in November. The

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Claim minimum wage cut proposal will hurt migrant workers

By Saskia Edwards. Edited for online by Bernard Thompson. Migrant advocates are concerned the Federal Government’s Commission of Audit proposal to reduce the minimum wage will significantly lower foreign workers’ standard of living. The Commission of Audit, released earlier this

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