Month: September 2016

QUT Web News – Fri 30 Sept 2016

In this bulletin: It’s Sydney versus Melbourne in both grand finals this weekend, with the Bulldogs aiming for their first AFL flag in more than 60-years when they take on the Swans at the MCG, while the Storm will be

Grand final footy fever

It’s the weekend footy fans hang out for all year, grand final time. Tomorrow, the Swans and the Western Bulldogs do battle in the AFL. On Sunday, the Storm faces off against the Sharks, in the NRL Premiership. But today,

Swans and Bulldogs say they’re ready for tomorrows AFL clash

As you heard earlier, we’re in for a long weekend of football finals, starting with AFL. Both the Sydney Swans and the Bulldogs have battled player injuries and fitness, but the two teams say they are ready. Dominic Shumilin reports.

Getting ready to celebrate the long weekend

After a bumper holiday season for tourism, Queenslanders are ready to wind it up, with a long weekend. While many will be staying home to watch those football grand finals, others are packing up and heading out of town. Gabrielle

Car parking now a breeze at Logan Recycling Market

One of Australia’s largest second-hand markets is now even bigger. Logan recycling market, next to the city’s refuse centre, has increased it’s car parking space to handle a bigger demand. Eilis Rees reports.

New licensing laws for motorcycle riders

Getting your motorcycle license will be harder from tomorrow, with new laws taking effect. Road safety experts are worried about the number of motor bike accidents. Patrick Goddard reports. 

Increase in domestic violence and drug crimes

The Queensland Police Service has released its annual review of crime statistics. It shows domestic violence and drug related offences are increasing. Maddisson Keenan reports.

Fans cheer on Bulldogs at final training

The Western Bulldogs have had their final training session before Saturday’s AFL Grand Final. About ten thousand fans turned up at Whitten Oval to cheer on ‘the doggies’. Jake Ten reports.

QUT Web News – Thur 29 Sept 2016

In this bulletin: South Australia battered by wild weather, a statewide blackout and a political storm over renewable energy. Bus services in Brisbane celebrate a milestone as the Lord Mayor defends the performance of Translink. Queensland police commemorate officers killed

Cronk and Taumalolo win Dally M medal

For just the second time, two players have tied for the Dally M. The Storm’s Cooper Cronk and North Queensland’s Jason Taumalolo walked away joint winners at rugby league’s night-of-nights. Laura Rowan reports.