Category: Business

Frydenberg on drought tour for farmers

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has conceded climate change is contributing to the worst drought in memory. He’s been touring drought stricken areas around Warwick and is promising more help for farmers. Lucy McCrossan reports.

Brisbane Airport’s new runway takes shape

Brisbane Airport’s new runway is expected to boost the economy by five billion dollars within a decade. It’s already ahead of schedule and under budget. Kelseigh Wrigley reports.

Banks slammed for failing to pass on full interest rate cut

The Government has lashed out at major banks for failing to pass on all of this week’s interest rate cut. It believes consumers need the full savings to stimulate the economy. Lucy McCrossan reports.

Fuel prices expected to hit an all time high

Drivers are being urged to fill up while they can before fuel prices hit an all time high. Customers are already paying just under $1.72, in some parts of the south east. Kelseigh Wrigley reports.

Cross River Rail now under construction

Drivers will have to rethink their Brisbane commute. The newest stage in the Cross River Rail, means a CBD street is now a no-go zone for cars. Lachlan Cross reports.

Brisbane hosts public hearings on nuclear energy

Debate is raging once again over whether Australia should adopt nuclear power. The national public hearings into the controversial energy source, came to Brisbane today. Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

Drone deemed to be the delivery future

We can already choose all sorts of takeaway food to be delivered. But soon, we might be able to choose a drone to deliver it. Jakob Funk reports.

Drivers feeling the squeeze as petrol prices soar

Queensland drivers are again feeling the pain at the petrol pump. Some servos inflated prices close to a $1.80 a litre and the RACQ says that’s highway robbery! Stella Reeve reports.

Brisbane locals boost recycling

They were forced to do away with single use bags, but now Australia’s supermarkets are battling plastic pollution enthusiastically. One of them has collected the equivalent of the world’s circumference in waste. Kristen Camp reports.

Australian households blowing the food budget

A new report shows Australians are spending more than we can afford to, on food. And economists say many households admit to blowing their budgets. Hannah Burstow reports.

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