Day: October 9, 2014

Deadly Ebola possibly in Queensland

The Ebola crisis may have hit Queensland’s shores. This afternoon, the State’s Chief Health officer revealed a 57 year nurse is in isolation in Cairns Base Hospital. The woman was admitted this afternoon after returning from Sierra Leone showing Ebola-like

G20 impact on Brisbane locals revealed

Brisbane prepare to come to a halt at next month’s G20. More than 20 streets and bridges in the CBD and South Brisbane, will be shut down – and it will cause major disruptions. Taryn Watt reports.

Heart Foundation ‘tick of approval’ shake-up

The Heart Foundation has announced a total review of its food tick approval scheme. And it’s all thanks to the efforts of a young Brisbane woman. Louise Priddle reports.

Livestock ship goes up in flames

Three crew were taken to Fremantle Hospital after a fire broke out on the world’s biggest purpose-built livestock carrier. Several others were treated by paramedics at the scene. Emma Duffy reports.

Walk for the World War

The World War One Queenslander Challenge was officially launched today. Participants walk 100 kilometres each over a total of 18 treks to raise money for defence force personnel. Caitlin Puplett reports.

Rabbitohs continue GF celebrations

NRL champions the Rabbitohs continued their celebrations today, with a parade in Sydney. Players and team officials took an open bus through the streets to the roar of cheering fans. Chris Thompson reports.

First Australian air strikes on IS

Australian Super Hornets have dropped two bombs onto Islamic State targets. These are the first dropped by Australia so far. Laura Dixon reports.

Bathurst preps are revving up

With only four days to go to the Bathurst 1,000 it was full speed ahead today at Mount Panorama. Hundreds of V8 fans watched competitors take their first spin on the track. Charlotte Collins reports.

$30,000 mango mania

Mango mania engulfed Rocklea Markets, as the first case of the season went under the hammer. This year’s Mango King bid the golden sum of $30,000! Joseph Cooney reports.