Category: Entertainment

Kangaroos fly out for trans-Tasman Test

In a shock decision, Kiwis coach, Michael Maguire, has named 23-year-old Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, as captain ahead of Saturday night’s trans-Tasman Test. Bridget Nagel reports.

Norman honoured with statue 50 years after solidarity stand

Betting for the world’s richest horse race was temporarily suspended amid security concerns. The Everest’s barrier draw is now public and this morning, some of the hopefuls took to the track. Georgie Hewson reports.

Movie boom boosts jobs and economy

Queensland’s Gold Coast will be home to two giant film productions, each starting work this month. Politicians believe the movie boom will boost jobs and the economy. Anna Graham reports.

Lownes fairytale finish to Bathurst 1000

Craig Lowndes and Steve Richards have won the Bathurst 1000 in a race that left fans cheering. David Reynolds fought to defend his title following last year’s win but was unable to hold off Lowndes. Josh Stengert reports.

Girls night in for cancer fundraiser

It’s a way to raise money for cancer, from the comfort of your own home. The Cancer Council is hosting its annual ‘Girls Night In’ this month. Grab your friends, stay in and donate any money that you would have

Australia picks Head for all rounder

Australian cricketer Travis Head fulfils his boyhood dreaming of wearing a baggy green this Sunday. Picked to play against Pakistan, Head beat Michael Neser to become Australia’s first choice all rounder. Liam Morton reports.

‘Body Armour’ touted as hangover cure

With the festive season just around the corner, timing couldn’t be better for the launch of a new drink being touted as a ‘hangover cure’. A group of friends developed the beverage here in Brisbane, called ‘Body Armour’. James Hawes

Murray, Nadal to headline 2019 Brisbane International

Ticket sales have opened for the biggest event in the Queensland tennis calendar. A star-studded player lineup for the Brisbane International is now confirmed. Many matches are expected to sell out. Amy Wilson has more.

Hornet hopes to ‘sting’ Mundine in November fight

It’s official – Brisbane’s boxing superstar Jeff Horn will take on Anthony Mundine in a multi-million dollar bout. They’ll draw thousands of fans to Suncorp Stadium in November. Claudine Blondeau reports.

Cordner named as interim Kangaroos Captain

The NRL has announced a new interim captain for the Kangaroos. Greg Inglis has been suspended for two games after a drink driving charge and Vice Captain, Boyd Cordner, will take over. James Hawes reports.