Category: Human Interest

Man shot by police after tow truck chase

It began as the alleged theft of a tow truck in Melbourne. Then it escalated into a car chase and the drama on suburban streets ended in a police shoot-out. Lachlan Cross reports.

Free off peak travel for Brisbane seniors

Brisbane seniors will now ride for free on some public transport if they are happy to travel outside of rush hour. The Lord Mayor launched the initiative today, a few months after it was announced in the Council budget. Lucy

Top restaurants join Foodbank fundraiser to feed those in need

Some of Brisbane’s most exclusive restaurants are teaming up to help feed Queenslanders in need. The charity Foodbank is hosting a fine dining experience to raise money for the thousands of families across the state who go hungry every month.

Football hits a new pace in Queensland

A more relaxed approach to soccer. Football Queensland has officially launched their take on walking football. Jacob Condon reports.

Cross River Rail now under construction

Drivers will have to rethink their Brisbane commute. The newest stage in the Cross River Rail, means a CBD street is now a no-go zone for cars. Lachlan Cross reports.

Horror 24 hours on Melbourne roads

It’s been a horror 24 hours on Melbourne roads. Three people are dead while a newborn baby and a teenager are fighting for their lives. Police say both tragedies were avoidable. Miriam Aguero reports.

Journalist Condren is Labor’s new Lord Mayor Candidate

Labor’s new Brisbane mayoral candidate Patrick Condren is already under fire. The former political reporter has admitted he’s unaware how much residents pay in rates, but assures voters if elected, he’ll spend their money responsibly. Tom Hainsworth reports.

Brisbane hosts public hearings on nuclear energy

Debate is raging once again over whether Australia should adopt nuclear power. The national public hearings into the controversial energy source, came to Brisbane today. Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

Parties with reality TV stars planned for Schoolies

Partying in nightclubs with reality TV stars is not what you’d expect to see at Schoolies Week. But a new company wants to make it happen and parents are worried. Jasmine Borgeaud reports.

Prime Minister announces new support package for drought-stricken communities

The Prime Minister has urged farmers not to be too proud to ask for help. He’s announced a new support package for drought-hit communities across four states. But critics say, it’s too little, too late. Stella Reeve reports.