Author: Philippa Sheehan

Qld Government offers rewards in bikie crackdown

The Queensland Government is ramping up its attack on bikie gangs, offering large cash rewards as high as half a million dollars for tips that lead to convictions. Meanwhile One of the Bandidos members involved in last Friday’s incident that

Regular A380 service set to boost tourism in Queensland

Hundreds of Queenslanders turned out this morning to witness the first regular Airbus A380 flight into Brisbane. The daily Emirates service from Dubai is set to boost tourism, showcasing the city as a prominent international destination. Elizabeth Lyons reports.

Two killed in fiery fuel tanker crash

Stories of bravery amid the extraordinary circumstances of a fiery fuel tanker crash have been emerging today. Two people were killed and five injured when the tanker slammed into four cars and a power pole on Sydney’s northern beaches. Luke

Australia’s most decorated war hero to retire

Victoria Cross recipient, Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith, has officially announced he’s leaving the military for a business career. The former SAS soldier has been in the army for 17 years. Eliza-Jane Mann reports.

Technology camp boosts communication for cerebral palsy kids

The lives of those living with cerebral palsy is changing with the help of some unbelievable technology. Sufferers and their families have been interacting and socialising at a five day development camp. Bianca Britton reports.

Cooper Cronk named Dally M winner

Brisbane’s own Cooper Cronk has won his first NRL Dally M Medal. Cronk beat three other players by just two points, but there were also some winners and losers on the red carpet. Maritza Munoz reports.

Brisbane International attracts tennis heavyweights

Tennis top guns Serena Williams Roger Federer and Lleyton Hewitt have all agreed to play in next years Brisbane international. The tournament was officially launched today. Martyna Kulczyk reports.

Buddy Franklin offered $10 million to switch clubs

Reports that the Sydney Swans are on the verge of signing Hawks superstar Lance Buddy Franklin have been met with a storm of controversy. Some teams say the deal is rorting the salary cap system, but the Swans are adamant

Brisbane bakers show best buns

We’ve been inundated with cooking shows recently but today a panel of judges felt the heat. At the Brisbane Baking Show they sampled 400 different types of bread, cakes and pastries to find Brisbane’s best. Dom Beattie reports.

GST could increase under Abbott Government

Tony Abbott is facing calls from his own party to increase the GST. Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett says Mr Abbott needs to take leadership and make changes across the states. But the Newman Government disagrees. Elise Eyears reports.