Author: Mitchell Sabine

Missing yachtsman rescued in remote waters

A Queensland yachtie is lucky to be alive after being stranded at sea for 10 days. Glenn Ey is safely back home thanks to an amazing rescue operation off New South Wales. Susannah Treacy reports.

Glitter strip prepares for V8 showdown

The final touches are being made to the streets of Surfers Paradise ahead of this weekend’s Gold Coast 600. Despite being 188 points off the championship lead, Ford ace, Mark Winterbottom says he’s not out of the hunt yet, vowing

T2 lanes gone in latest government reshuffle

The latest casualty of the Newman government is the T2 lanes on the Pacific Motorway. Also cut, the Queensland Government logo despite the Premier saying he wouldn’t make changes just for the sake of it. Kendall Wegener reports.

All Blacks touch down ahead of Bledisloe clash

The All Blacks have arrived in Brisbane ahead of their Bledisloe Cup clash with the Wallabies this Saturday. The Wallabies have named two replacement players with Ben Alexander the latest to succumb to the Wallabies injury curse. Katlynn Bradder-Denning reports.

Milestone achievement for road safety school

A driver safety school has graduated its 250,000th student. The remarkable contribution to road safety was celebrated at a ceremony at Chandler. Myles McGuire reports.

Council to inject funds for crossing upgrades

Brisbane City Council will work with the State Government to improve safety at two notorious Brisbane level crossings. More than $280 million will be spent to construct vehicle overpasses at Geebung and Brakenridge. Emilie Gramenz reports.

Research shows alarming dieting rates for kids

Shock figures about Australian kids show half of our 10-year-olds are on diets. And boys are more likely than girls to have body image issues. Kendall Wegener reports.

V8s prepare for weekend showdown

International drivers took to Queensland Raceway today for their first hit out in the V8 Supercars. Record crowds are expected at this weekend’s Gold Coast ArmorAll 600. Jake Duke reports.

Brisbane prepares for Bledisloe Test

Two former Queensland Rugby Union players, Geoff ‘Bunter’ Shaw and Tony Shaw have been inducted into the Wallaby Hall of Fame. They join Francis ‘Wally’ Meagher as the three 2012 inductees. Katlynn Bradder-Denning reports.

Free ride over for Airport Link users

Push bikes and an alternative routes may be an option for Airport Link Tunnel users when the toll free period ends tomorrow. But tunnel operators are optimistic that the $2.50 for a full trip toll won’t deter motorists. Taylor Bunnag

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