Author: Michael Lund

The countdown to AFL’s Grand Final

Footy fever hits as fans flock to Melbourne ahead of tomorrow night’s AFL Grand Final. Tens of thousands of fans will flood the MCG to watch the Swans and Hawthorn. Sam Smith reports.

What’s On: More than just Riverfire this weekend

A busy weekend for the south-east so time to look at what’s happening around town with Celeste Skinner.

Exploring the South Pacific

Six QUT journalism students embarked on a 17 day trip through New Caledonia, Vanuatu and New Zealand this June to discover more about the South Pacific. They encountered a rich diversity of Pacific cultures as well as some familiar Aussie

Lifechanging journey to ANZAC commemoration

A group of students has shared their emotional experience at this year’s ANZAC Day commemoration at Gallipoli. They’d travelled there after winning the Premier’s Annual ANZAC Prize. Bonnie Stevens reports.

Police hunt hit and run driver

A Melbourne taxi driver has been seriously injured in a hit and run early this morning. Police believe the car driver may have deliberately targeted his victim. Vanessa Wolfe reports.

Budget blow for community radio

This week’s Federal Budget delivered a blow to community radio with the announcement of a slash in funding. Community radio stations across the country are concerned about the future of their services in the digital age. Harrison Orchard reports.

Give a beep for the south-east roads

South East Queensland Mayors are banding together to encourage the public to push for a better transport system. They’re asking you to get on line and give a beep. Whitney Angell reports.

Taxi drivers cause chaos at airport

There was passenger chaos and angry confrontations at Melbourne’s Tullamarine airport today. Hundreds of cabbies set up a blockade, protesting the axing of short term fare queues. Drivers confronted airport security and police, and hurled abuse at their collegues. Laura

Broncos looking for four in a row

The Broncos look to extend their winning streak against second placed Rabbitohs at Suncorp tonight. And a Queensland Reds star confirms a move to Europe at the end of the season. Thomas Brakstad reports.

Pedalling for a cause

Two men have set out on what they’re calling the Million Metre Ride from Brisbane to Sydney today. The pair is hoping to raise awareness and funding for Motor Neurone Disease on a bike specially designed for team work. Anna