Author: Claire Boughey

Wild and wooly weather hits south-east Australia

Australia’s Southern states are battening down the hatches. Wild weather has lashed New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania, with heavy rain, flooding and snow in some parts. Teagan Matthews reports.

Shorten showers more tax cuts in the short term

Labor Leader Bill Shorten has promised voters double the tax cuts of the coalition, but only in the short term. In his Budget Reply speech he slammed the government for taking aim at young and old Australians. Lauren Reddiex reports.

Koalas caught in the middle of bushland dispute

The Federal government and a local Council are arguing over one of Birkdale’s last pieces of bushland. And a koala population is caught in the middle. Daneka Hill reports.

Brain training to prevent dementia

Queensland researchers believe they may be able to delay the onset of dementia. They’re even hoping that ultimately they can prevent it. Tomson Calland reports.

Glamping is bringing a bit of ‘sparkle’ to the campsite

Glamping – it’s camping with a touch of bling. And now it comes with wine as well. Kaileigh Carew reports.

Broncos ready ahead of Saturday’s clash

The Broncos are raring to go, ahead of this weekend’s double-header event at Suncorp Stadium. Brisbane is looking to seal their sixth win against injury-plagued Manly. Thomas McLaughlin reports.

Citizenship scandal claims more victims

A High Court decision took centre stage on day one of the Federal Budget sell. This morning, the court ruled dual British citizenship means one Labor Senator loses her seat. And in a House of tumbling cards, more soon got

Taxes, aged care and infrastructure: the headlines of the Federal Budget

Middle income families are the key winners in this year’s Federal budget. With a new seven year personal tax plan the central pillar of the document. But the opposition says, results are not coming quick enough. Lauren Reddiex reports.

Federal budget gets luke warm welcome at Brisbane breakfast

The 2018 Budget is being called a ‘crowd pleaser’ at a post-Budget breakfast in Brisbane this morning. But some say Queenslanders have been gypped. Teagan Matthew reports.

Redlands residents left shocked after budget release

There was a major shock in last night’s Budget for residents of the Redlands, east of Brisbane. A large parcel of land, supposedly earmarked for a future university will now be sold by the Federal Government to developers. Tomson Calland