Category: Human Interest

Collingwood sits at centre of AFL trade

Transfers are coming thick and fast in the AFL trade world with Collingwood at the centre of the action. And the world’s richest race on turf, the Everest, is shaping up to be a rich show of competition. Tom Fleming

Boxing buzz takes the sting out of stress

The sport of boxing is undergoing a major revival, with new clubs popping up all over the state. Now, university students in Brisbane are jumping into the ring to stay fit and healthy and, to de-stress. Georgie Hewson reports.

Protests fail to stop Opera House promotion

Advertising for Australia’s richest horse race, The Everest, has divided a nation. Protestors did their best to disrupt what they saw as the promotion of gambling on the Sydney Opera House. Leanne Nebe reports.

Fallen firefighters remembered

Firefighters are among the first to face danger to keep us safe and today, those who have sacrificed their lives doing it, have been remembered. Laura Daly reports.

SEQ pummelled by storms and there’s more to come

Parts of South East Queensland have been pummelled by heavy rain and hail and there’s more to come. Residents are being warned to prepare for the upcoming storm season. Bridget Nagel reports.

Specialist food company sells its flavour creations to the world

One of Queensland’s most successful food and drinks manufacturers has cornered a special market. Now Flavour Creations is exporting to the world. Aleesha Buckby reports.

Possible discovery of Cook’s Endeavour renews maritime interest

US historians hope they’ve found Captain Cook’s ship, the HMS Endeavour. The discovery has renewed interest in the explorer at Brisbane’s Maritime Museum. Manille Lumayag reports.

Roosters prepare to make Kangaroos debut

Two star Sydney Roosters players are preparing to make their debut with the Australian Kangaroos. The week has also seen three trade deals between AFL teams. Anna Graham reports.

Everest escalates Opera House ad row to new heights

The controversy surrounding advertising the Everest Horse race on the Sydney Opera House sails, has escalated. With Racing New South Wales cancelling the planned live barrier draw and temporarily suspending betting. Laura Daly reports.

Third Qld shark attack in as many weeks

A shark has mauled a man while he was fishing off the coast of Rockhampton. It’s the third attack in Queensland in as many weeks. Manille Lumayag reports.

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