Category: Business

Election Special: Economic Impact

The election has become a fight over the best plan for the economy and who will put more cash in your wallet. But different policies on penalty rates have worried workers and bosses alike. Dominic Elsome reports.

Party leaders head to Sunshine State on election campaign trail

With just eight days to go, the federal election campaign is heating up, as the leaders visit the Sunshine State. Health and resources the big talking points of the day. Brittany Butler reports.

More chargers for drivers to get plugged in to electric cars

The approaching federal election has fully charged the debate on electric vehicles and with new charging stations electrifying the nation, there is hope that more drivers will go green. Ivy Mullins reports.

Brisbane drivers paying the most at the bowsers

There’s more petrol pain for drivers. Brisbane motorists are being hit in the hip pocket, paying more for unleaded than any other capital city. Alana Riley reports.

City kids get up close and cuddly with some country critters

Some lucky students met farm animals of all shapes and sizes at the Ekka showgrounds. The event educates city kids about where their food comes from. Bianca Snodgrass reports.

Election campaigning heads to the Apple Isle

Party leaders could cross paths this week as their campaign trails head south. They’re both in Tasmania with the Prime Minister discussing an overhaul of the PBS and the Opposition leader promoting clean energy. Alana Riley reports.

Unions demand tougher safety laws across Australia

Australia’s Unions are demanding tougher safety laws for workers. They’ve made it the catch cry of International Workers’ Memorial Day. Alexis Moran reports.

The political race heats up in the north before Anzac Day break

The election campaign has moved to the north of Australia, with both parties trying to win over voters in marginal areas. But they’ll have a break on Anzac day. Georgie Hewson reports.

Guide dog owners still discriminated against in Australia

A new survey has revealed serious discrimination against vision impaired people and their guide dogs. Fifty per cent of handlers are regularly denied access to businesses and public transport. Alexis Moran reports.

Adani convoy heads north

The Anti Adani protests that swamped Brisbane are moving to the bush. But a convoy to stop the mine may not be very welcome there. Shelley Cheng reports.