Author: Noor Gillani

Humble cuppa raises thousands for cancer research

Brisbane morning tea lovers are on a mission to help fight cancer. Already they’ve raised $700,000 for the Cancer Council and there’s more to come. Sarah Cawte reports.

Origin question mark remains over Thurston’s shoulder

Johnathan Thurston is expected to know whether he’ll be fit enough to play in next week’s Origin opener by Sunday. The Maroons are now in camp on the Gold Coast to prepare for round one of the series. Ben Downie

Adani coal mine put on hold indefinitely

The $21 billion Adani coal project has been the focus of state politics, with concerns it may now collapse. If so, that would be a vital blow to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

Cross River Rail hot topic at transport conference

Infrastructure heavyweights are meeting in Brisbane to discuss the big picture of Queensland’s major projects. They include the Cross River Rail and the Inland Freight Rail Links. Mark Zita reports.

Queensland Rail to undergo a new round of improvements

Queensland Rail will undergo a new round of improvements to make travel safer and easier. Included will be an upgrade of 10 stations and more drivers. Mark Zita reports.

Ballot for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games tickets about to close

The countdown to the 2018 Commonwealth Games is on. Eleven months out the first round of tickets are already sold out. But if you missed out, don’t give up hope just yet. Bryce Heaton reports.