Category: Human Interest

CBD halted in climate change cycle protest

Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion has disrupted traffic in Brisbane for the third time this week. The two-wheeled protest took over Victoria Bridge, the same spot where a young demonstrator suspended herself from a bamboo tripod on Monday. Lawrence Jeffcoat

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.

New dinosaur discovered in Western Queensland

A new type of prehistoric reptile, from the Dinosaur era, has been discovered in Queensland. The flying creature, with a giant wingspan, is estimated to be 96 million-years-old. Jasmine Borgeaud 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.

LifeFlight gets high-tech simulator for medical crews

One of Queensland’s busiest helicopter rescue services is finding more ways to save lives. The RACQ’s LifeFlight is training medical crews under extreme conditions. Jacob Condon reports.

Every dollar counts for RSPCA campaign

Queensland’s largest animal welfare charity needs $50 million a year to operate. Only three per cent comes from Government and now it’s seeking more help. Miriam Aguero reports.

Sea to the city is back for its second year

Seafood lovers rejoice. Brisbane is serving up a second course of the dining event, Sea to the City. Tom Hainsworth reports.

Feel Good free fitness classes on offer

Free fitness classes are on offer across Brisbane and they are being promoted as the key to a better quality of life. Lucy Loram reports.

Morrison asked to help Trump

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been dragged into the scandal over the so-called Mueller report into the election of Donald Trump. Australia has confirmed the White House asked the Prime Minister for help. Tom Hainsworth 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.

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