Day: October 10, 2014

Ebola: initial blood tests negative

A Cairns nurse faces another ten day wait to be sure she is free of the Ebola virus. Initial tests came back negative but the disease can take up to three weeks to incubate. The health scare has prompted demands

Brave firefighters remembered

Today Queensland fire-fighters around the state gathered to remember the 50 serviceman who have died in the line of duty. In Brisbane a service was held at St Brigid’s Church at Red Hill and offered time for reflection. Charlotte Collins

School knocks mental health into healing

The group known as The Choir of Hard Knocks, which was set up to help the disadvantaged is branching out. It is now launching a School of Hard Knocks to teach more than just singing. Laura Dixon reports.

Mobile laundry helps the homeless

Some of Brisbane’s young residents are stepping in to help the homeless. They are giving up their own time to do some good in the community. Tom Sharman reports.

Historic Brisbane buildings open their doors

Some of Brisbane’s most historic properties are unlocking their doors to the public this weekend. The event called Brisbane Open House will showcase some of the city’s architecture. Maddison Bates-Willis reports.

Ford kills the engine on Bathurst

Car manufacturer Ford has announced the end of an era, with plans to leave the V8 Supercars competition. The announcement comes days before the Bathurst 1,000 race, which takes place on Sunday. Chris Thompson reports.

What’s On in Brisbane this weekend

Here’s the rundown of some of this weekend’s events and where you’ll find more information. Kane Burgess reports.