Author: Stephanie Kay

More water safety awareness needed

New statistics reveal water safety campaigns may not be working as there’s barely a change in drowning death figures in Australia over the past five years. It’s a timely warning on the eve of Queensland’s school holidays. Paige Hasaballah reports.

Extra police brace for more violence

Extra police officers will be patrolling the streets of Sydney this weekend in anticipation of more violence. They’re confident though that protests won’t reach the scales of last weekend. Georgia Fardoulys reports.

Wait for iphone 5 over

The long wait is over as Apple’s iPhone 5 was released for sale across Australia this morning. Lucky Chermside Apple store patrons enjoyed an unexpected surprise as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak appeared to watch the launch. Sarah Orr reports.

QUT host’s Apple co-founder

The real reason Apple boss Steve Wozniak was in Brisbane today was to address the QUT Leaders Business Forum. He spoke about his personal journey with Apple and the future of innovation and creativity in the industry. Zoe Hirning reports.

Brisbane less liveable?

A Queensland Government report has found Brisbane to be less “liveable” than other major Australian cities. Some of the key concerns were urban sprawl, public transport and damage to Brisbane’s waterways. Stephanie Panitzki reports.

Bayside battle breakfast

The stage is set for the Queensland Cup’s long standing rivalry to continue when Wynnum Manly and Redcliffe go head to head in this Sunday’s grand final. Today the rivals came together for the traditional pre-match breakfast. Benjamin Phillips reports.

Fierce rivals to clash in footy final

There has been more finals fever in Sydney and Melbourne. The four remaining teams in the NRL and AFL battle it out tonight and tomorrow, for spots in the grand finals. Emily White reports.

Port Adelaide midfielder farewelled

In Adelaide, thousands wept tears of sadness at a public memorial for Port midfielder John McCarthy, who fell to his death at a Las Vegas casino. The memorial service preceded McCarthy’s funeral in his Victorian home town of Sorrento. Sarah

Shooting victim lucky to be alive

A 50-year-old man who intervened in an armed robbery is lucky to be alive, after being shot in the leg. Police are still on the hunt for the gunman, who attempted to hold up a pharmacy south-west of Brisbane. Stephanie

Brisbane’s fishy deaths

A clean up is underway west of Brisbane after a massive fish kill. But just what caused the death of hundreds of cat fish in the Brisbane River remains a mystery. Jo Curlis reports.