Author: Tobias Loftus

Girls AFL win could lead to professional competition

By Heidi Sheehan Edited for online by Tobi Loftus The Queensland Youth Girls AFL Team smashed Western Australia by 31 points at the National Championships in Perth last night, securing their place in Friday’s final against Vic-Metro.

New government plan aims to get mums back in work

By Gabrielle Copp Edited for online by Tobi Loftus The Federal Government will partner with UnitingCare in a scheme to get non-working mothers back into paid employment.

Brisbane organisation leads way in Nepal crowd mapping

By Tom Armstrong Edited for online by Tobi Loftus A Brisbane company is using technology to assist with disaster relief following the Nepal earthquake last week.

Gordon scandal dominates State Parliament

The first real sittings of the Queensland Parliament since Labor won power in January got underway today. And there was attack and counter attack by both major parties. But the former Labor MP and now controversial independent Billy Gordon stole

Government launches inquiry following Friday’s floods

The State Government’s launched an inquiry into whether the Moreton Bay Rail Link worsened last Friday’s flooding, north of Brisbane. And more home-owners will now be eligible for hardship payments, as the massive cleanup continues. Rebecca McDonough reports.

Pensioners in Government’s sights

Wealthier pensioners are in the Federal Government’s sights. A tougher assets test is under consideration. It could see 200,000 people cut off, from even a part-pension. Carla Howarth reports.

Book celebrates 150 years of rail in Queensland

Rail travel in Queensland is 150-years-old. To celebrate the milestone, a new book tells tales of how rail helped develop a state, beginning in the city of Ipswich. Rachel Liang reports.

Government announces review into Moreton Bay Rail Link following flooding

by Tobi Loftus The Queensland Government today announced an investigation into the Moreton Bay flooding as the clean up from last week’s storms continue