Month: September 2014

Police remember their fallen

Across Australia police paused on Police Remembrance Day to honour their colleagues killed on the job. Queensland’s top officers urged the public neverĀ to take those in uniformĀ for granted. Jacinta Lal reports.

Residents urged to be vigilant this fire season

Queensland’s emergency services are urging people to take precautions during the fire season and to report anything which might be related to arson. Marcus De Witt-Ryall reports.

Clem7 revamp in bid for new customers

Queensland Motorways is launching Clem 7.1, an initiative designed to enhance the poorly-performing tunnel. The operator’s new approach will also be used in its Legacy Way project. Lachlan Eyers reports.

Charity takes mental health fight online

In a world first, Kids Helpline is launching a new form of mental health support for Australian teenagers. The project aims to provide safe and secure online group counselling via social media. Alexander Heinke reports.

Swim star helps keep kids alive

Swim legend Laurie Lawrence is horrified at the number of child drownings each year in Queensland. So with the temperature rising, he’s again getting behind the Kids Alive initiative which offers free swimming lessons. Emilia Hutchinson reports.

Pressure builds in lead up to NRL grand final

Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston seems favoured to win the Dally M medal for NRL player of the year tonight. The awards ceremony kicks off the build up to the grand final between the Rabbitohs and the Bulldogs. Gabrielle Copp reports.

Hawks ready for AFL trading window

Speculation about the futures of some players are building in the lead up to the AFL player trading period. Grand final winners Hawthorn appear likely to receive their top pick. Nick Kelly reports.

Tough terrorism laws pass through Senate

The first stage of the Government’s tougher anti-terrorism laws passed through the Senate with bipartisan support. The legislation beefs up ASIO’s powers but the Government has ruled out any possibility of torture. Nicole Keijzer reports.

Religious leaders show of solidarity

Christian and Muslim leaders in Brisbane have made a show of solidarity today after a series of attacks on Muslims in recent weeks. Both groups called for an end to discrimination and rejected fighting violence with violence. Paige Cockburn reports.

Brisbane turns up the heat for Riverfire

Brisbane’s preparing itself to be set ablaze in spectacular style with this year’s Riverfire promising to be just as thrilling as ever. But police are warning security will be stepped-up. Georgia Terry reports.