Author: Jacob Miley

Baden-Clay murder conviction could be reinstated after High Court win

Gerard Baden-Clay could again be convicted of murder, after the High Court gave the nod for further legal action. Supporters of Allison Baden-Clay were in a Canberra court, and expressed their joy when the appeal was granted. It allows prosecutors

Extradited bikie charged with murder in Brisbane court

An outlaw motorcycle gang leader is back in Brisbane facing murder charges after being extradited from Serbia. Bogdan Cuic fled the country four years ago. He’s now accused of being part of an execution style shooting. Jessica Stewart reports.

Tourists rescued after boat goes up in flames

Sixteen people were taken to hospital after a tourist boat fire suffering hypothermia, sea sickness and shock. Rescue crews were able to save all 46 tourists who had to jump for their lives, when the boat exploded. The catamaran, “Spirit

Bad day at the office for PM

Another bumpy day for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, on the Federal election campaign trail. He’s been confronted by an angry mum, upset over the cost of education. And, been forced to defend his link to an offshore company named in

Seniors urged to vaccinate this flu-season against pneumococcal pneumonia

By Bronte Hearn, edited for online By Jacob Miley The Lung Foundation of Australia has warned the older population has a heightened risk of contracting influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia, urging them to be vaccination savvy. The diseases combined are the

World’s oldest hafted-axe found in Western Australia

  By Hannah Kotaidis edited for online By Jacob Miley A fragment from an edge-axe, believed to be on of the world’s oldest tools, has been discovered in the remote Kimberly region. The axe’s age coincides with the arrival of

Conservation group invests big to protect Australia’s native animals

The Australian Wildlife Conservancy is pitching a $3million plan in a bid to protect Australia’s fauna. Australia has a shocking reputation when it comes to protecting the nation’s native animals, with 29 mammal species lost and 1800 species being under

Ipswich residents go batty over their furry neighbours

By Georgie Scotchford edited for online By Jacob Miley Bat conservationists have labelled the Ipswich’s mayor’s approach to dealing with problematic bat colonies as “inhumane”.  

Unseasonable weather treats drought-stricken Queensland to some much needed rain

By Kinshu Jain edited for online by  Jacob Miley Some much needed rain has soaked Western Queensland over the past two days, bringing joy to the drought-stricken areas.

Human and robot communication is the key to success of the autonomous vehicle: Scientist

By Jacob Miley Imagine having a robotic chauffeur, or the idea of not having to drive at all. Dream no more, autonomous vehicles are just on the horizon. The biggest obstacle for researchers is the concept behind pedestrian and robotic