Author: Paxton Roth

Final evidence given at Tostee murder trial

Evidence has finished in the trial of the man charged with the murder of a woman who plunged 14 floors from a Gold Coast balcony. But the jury won’t deliver a verdict until next week. The case of Gable Tostee

RSPCA under tick pressure

October is not a good time of the year for the RSCPA. The animal welfare group is trying to deal with the start of the tick season and is also overwhelmed by people surrendering animals. Jessica McGrath reports.

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PNG exhibition at Queensland Art Gallery

The art and culture of our nearest neighbour, Papua New Guinea, has turned heads at the Queensland Art Gallery. It was a feast for the eyes and highlighted the importance of the relationship between the two countries. Eilish Massie reports.

Pyjama party raises funds for cancer

Many women would hate to be seen in an upmarket hotel in their PJ’s – it’s just not the done thing! But if it raises money for cancer prevention, why not? And that’s what dozens of women have done. Talissa

It’s official, Wally Lewis is a legend!

Queensland Rugby League great, Wally Lewis is now officially a sporting legend. The ‘King’ has become the 38th Hall of Fame member to be elevated to the higher status. Jennifer Martinez reports.

Touring rock star hurt in Sydney crash

American rock star, Frank Iero and members of his band were rushed to hospital after a serious crash in Sydney’s CBD. Iero, once part of rock group “My Chemical Romance,” is on tour in Australia. Johnny Tsui reports.

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Queensland legalises medicinal cannabis

Medicinal cannabis will soon be legal to access in Queensland. State Parliament passed the legislation, the first of its kind in Australia. Those suffering life-threatening conditions have welcomed the changes. Lily Nothling reports.

Evidence concludes at Tostee trial

The final witness in the Gable Tostee murder trial has told the court the victim had 80 separate injuries to her body. It’s the fourth day of the trial into Warriena Wright’s death. Natalie O’Brien reports.

Lions captain in trade talk

AFL’s trade week continues to surprise. There’s speculation that Lions captain Tom Rockliff may be changing clubs. And Hawthorn has traded a triple Premiership player. Paxton Roth reports.

New calls from artists to scrap lockout laws

There are fresh calls for the state government to reconsider its controversial lockout laws. While Fortitude Valley stakeholders are aiming to promote a more positive Brisbane nightlife. Reece D’Alessandro reports.