Day: May 20, 2014

Liberals call for GST increase

A veteran liberal senator has broken Government ranks to call for a rise in the GST. Queensland Senator Ian Macdonald, says the tax should apply to fresh food. He says that could pay for an $80 billion black-hole in state

Qld government to hold school summit

The state government has announced a summit to discuss its 30-year plan for Queensland schools. It hopes to end disputes in the education sector, about the future. Saskia Edwards reports.

Schoolgirl’s attacker on the run

An eight-year-old girl attacked by a man at her Melbourne primary school, is so traumatised by the incident she can’t sleep. The little girl was waiting for her parents, when the predator attacked. Teagan West reports.

Logan amps up CCTV coverage

The fight against crime in Logan is being boosted with 12 new CCTV cameras. A Federal Government grant of almost one million dollars is helping put the focus on crime hot spots. Edwina Seselja reports.

Deadly melanoma often missed

New research shows an increasing amount of skin cancer is being misdiagnosed. Queensland’s Cancer Council is urging people to be more aware of any abnormalities on their skin and to seek medical advice. Natalie Cameron reports.

Origin ticket price pain

The Maroons are gearing up to defend their Origin champion title for a record ninth year in a row. But with some tickets almost doubling in price, Suncorp Stadium may be emptier than usual. Claire McHardy reports.

Magpies favourites to beat Eagles

The Pies and the Eagles are set to clash on the weekend in what could be a crucial match for Collingwood’s top eight place. The Magpies’ spot is in serious doubt, after their defeat at the talons of the Crows