Author: Deon Savage

Study provides better insight into flood management

The cost and heartbreak of flooding could soon be less painful. A comprehensive study released today is providing councils and insurers, with more relevant flood management information. Jenny Archdall reports.

Gluten free not good for everyone

The current gluten free trend may not be as healthy as many converts think it is. New research from the United Kingdom, shows choosing to avoid gluten without a medical reason, actually could be detrimental. Melissa Mackay reports.

Broncos Girls Academy receives funding boost

Many people may not know it, but the Broncos has a girls academy. It’s not about footy. It’s about supporting indigenous girls in high school and now Canberra’s kicked in with more funding. Emily Kuehner reports.

Outstanding Queenslanders honoured in OAM ceremony

Outstanding Queenslanders have been honoured at Government House. The annual event recognises extraordinary achievers in all walks of life, including athletes and journalists. Harrison Bain reports.

Calls for increased security on Brisbane public transport

The family of the bus driver killed in Moorooka last year, has met with Premier Palaszczuk. And joined a rally seeking better rights for all drivers. Annalise Pennisi reports.

New Qld Ambulance facility to inject new life into Brisbane

Queensland’s Ambulance Service is about to get a new 24 hour, emergency hub. The $13 million facility will be the nerve centre for all state-based ambulance facilities. Chloe Walker reports.

Fire ants discovered in more Brisbane suburbs

Fire ants are continuing their relentless invasion of Brisbane. Now local residents are being urged to help eradicate the pest. Cayla Marchant reports.

Federal budget under pressure to fund Cross River Rail

With one week to the Federal Budget Queensland is upping the pressure. They want Canberra to support Brisbane’s cross river rail link demanding proper cost sharing, for the huge infrastructure project. Emily Kuehner reports.

Brisbane City Council all smiles after speed sign success

Special speed warning signs introduced three years ago around Brisbane, are being hailed a success. They were designed to raise awareness about speeding in suburban streets. Maudy Veltema reports.

Cancer Council calls for bans on smoking in city squares

The Cancer Council wants a ban on all smoking in CBD green spaces. Brisbane’s Lord Mayor won’t commit to the move, saying Council has to monitor current smoke free laws. Harrison Bain reports.