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Southern states set for Antarctic snap

A cold snap is bringing wintery scenes and blustery weather to some southern states. And eventually some of it will make its way to Brisbane for our first real chill of Autumn. Georgia Indian reports.

Rare WWII bunkers unearthed in Brisbane’s CBD

Part of Brisbane’s war history will come alive at the Howard Smith Wharves development site. Five recently discovered air raid shelters are being included in the project. Grant Hayes reports.

Taxes, aged care and infrastructure: the headlines of the Federal Budget

Middle income families are the key winners in this year’s Federal budget. With a new seven year personal tax plan the central pillar of the document. But the opposition says, results are not coming quick enough. Lauren Reddiex reports.

Treasurer makes final pitch before budget release

Treasurer Scott Morrison is promising tax relief for Australians and more money for aged care and infrastructure in tonight’s federal budget. There is concern the budget may not contain enough saving measures to reduce our debt. Claire Boughey reports.

Queensland lobby groups hold out hope for budget

Queensland lobby groups are waiting with baited breath to see what the Federal Budget has in store. Key stakeholders shared their hopes ahead of the reveal of the all important document. Lauren Reddiex reports.

New push for Eastern Busway

Communities in Brisbane’s east are hoping they’re not left out of tonight’s budget. Funding for the new Brisbane Metro north and south rail link has sparked new calls for better public transport in the eastern suburbs. Thomas McLaughlin reports.

Flowers for Mum: don’t be left empty handed

By Anna Eyears Produced for online by Jorja McDonnell With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, the Flower Association of Australia is reminding people to check the terms and conditions when placing flower orders. FAA executive officer Shane Holeorn is

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Landmark news agency to shut down

Fans of one of Brisbane’s landmark businesses have lost their battle. Rankins news agency will leave its City Mall location by the end of the month to make way for disabled lifts to the busway below. Madeline Escobar reports.

Queensland meat royalty crowned at EKKA festival

Beef, more beef, and a little bit of lamb. The nation’s best steak and lamb have been crowned at the EKKA’S Food and Wine Show. Liam MacGillivray reports.

Demand on the rise for electric bikes

Cycling has taken the world by storm. Now the electric bike is sweeping Brisbane. They cost as little as $20 a year to run, and are congestion busting. Alice Sinclair reports.

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