Author: Georgie Scotchford

Wild weather to storm through south east Queensland

Queensland’s south east is on a severe weather alert. The State could be lashed by similar conditions to a killer storm in May last year. A low pressure trough is intensifying. It’s expected to bring heavy rain and damaging winds

Canada plans finally take flight

Believe it or not, South East Queensland is today five hours closer to Canada. A new direct international flight could boost tourism and economic relationships. Bryce Heaton reports.

Building boom or saturation gloom?

Acting Premier Jackie Trad has turned the first sod on a $170 million office tower in Fortitude Valley. This latest development comes as a leading economist warns the commercial and residential market is over-saturated. Kaydan Howison reports.

Turnbull brings backing for Briggs

It’s the half-way mark in the Federal Election campaign. Today, Bill Shorten’s been under pressure over his stance on business tax. While Malcolm Turnbull has come to the rescue of a former minister facing the loss of his seat. Zarisha

Lord Mayor addresses nation’s Big Issue

‘The Big Issue’ is 20 years old today. The magazine’s anniversary edition includes an extra 28 pages, highlighting key achievements over the past two decades. Keira Wallace reports.

Movie World celebrates 25 years in true Hollywood style

Movie World turned 25 today. Tweety Bird, Bugs Bunny and a host of superheroes and Hollywood stars, turned out to wish the theme park a happy birthday. Samantha Cheney reports.

CIP2: Staff and students jump for joy

Now, the final of our three special reports, on QUT’s new Creative Industries Precinct. We look at how the space measures up for those who use it every day the students and teachers. Adriana Mageros reports.

Australians laid to rest one final time

It was the moment families had waited decades for. This morning, the remains of 33 Australians, most service personnel, were returned to home soil. It was the largest single repatriation this country has undertaken. Abigail Blaikie reports.

Public caught offside after Thaiday’s “virginity” reference flops

Sam Thaiday has come under fire for his ‘virginity’ post-match State of Origin reference. Social media users posted that he should remember he is talking to children. Others said, the comments were fit only for the dressing room, and not

Wild weather stirs up safety reminders for south east

The Weather Bureau’s warning of treacherous conditions this weekend. Heavy rain, wild winds, king tides and possible flash flooding. Authorities are urging people to make sure they’re prepared. Zarisha Bradley reports.