In this bulletin, Australia is to provide $5 million and medical staff to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami. After eighteen years, the GST on women’s sanitary items will finally be ditched. Queensland’s Emergency Services have unveiled a strategy…
Australia is to provide $5 million and medical staff to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami. More than 1200 people are now believed dead. Norma Hilton reports.
After eighteen years, the GST on women’s sanitary items will finally be ditched. The move will lower the price of products once deemed a “luxury item”. Georgie Nichols reports.
Queensland’s Emergency Services have unveiled a strategy for using volunteers in natural disasters. Thousands of residents may be asked to help during floods, fires and severe storms. Liam Morton reports.
It’s official – Brisbane’s boxing superstar Jeff Horn will take on Anthony Mundine in a multi-million dollar bout. They’ll draw thousands of fans to Suncorp Stadium in November. Claudine Blondeau reports.
There’s good news for Brisbane’s koala population. Brisbane City Council has confirmed more koalas are being found in gum trees across parts of the city boundaries. Amy Wilson reports.
The NRL has announced a new interim captain for the Kangaroos. Greg Inglis has been suspended for two games after a drink driving charge and Vice Captain, Boyd Cordner, will take over. James Hawes reports.
Australia’s biggest supercar race, the Bathurst 1000 is fast approaching. Teams are now spending hundreds of thousands of dollars fine-tuning their cars in the hope they won’t fail or crash. Laura Lavelle reports.
The Young Endeavour, a tall mast sailing ship, has docked in Brisbane. Twenty-six lucky trainees disembarked after the experience of their lives. Alice Leggett reports.
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