Category: Human Interest

Election Special: Social Media

Gone are the days of advertising only on the TV and radio. Politians are picking up social media to engage with voters. Laura Daly reports.

Lime backs its scooters

It’s been six chaotic months since Lime Scooters descended on Brisbane’s footpaths. Paramedics have treated 80 riders, yet Lime says their scooters are safe. James Stephens reports.

Brisbane hosts child safety conference

The keys to improving the lives of Australian children are discussion and evidence. Experts packed a conference in Brisbane today, which coincides with National Families Week. Isabella Magee reports.

Qld vets use 3D tech to treat dogs

Science is taking “paw-sitive” strides for animals. Queensland vets are using 3D technology to diagnose and treat dogs. Brittany Butler reports.

Brisbane Truck Show rolls into town

The heavy vehicle industry has shifted up a gear, at the Brisbane Truck Show. Everything from clever safety features, to a new jobs hub will be revving up truck enthusiasts. Grace Desoe reports.

Authorities warn flu deaths are on the rise

Queensland is in the grip of a flu disaster. It has caused at least 25 deaths so far this year and authorities say nobody is safe. James Stephens reports.

Great Brisbane Bike Ride raising funds to fight cancer

One of Brisbane’s biggest cycling events is attracting thousands of riders and they’re raising money for a good cause. Isabella Magee reports.

Brisbane’s Greek community begins Paniyiri prep

Paniyiri is Queensland’s largest cultural festival. So it takes plenty of preparation to get ready to feed the hungry hordes. Chloe Maxwell reports.

Motorists urged to watch out for animals over winter

Motorists have been warned about an increasingly deadly danger on the roads. In winter, wildlife creates new hazards. Chloe Maxwell reports.

Teacher suspended for tackling student

A deputy principal has been suspended for wrestling with a student in school yard brawl. The teacher tackled the student while trying to break up a fight. Grace Desoe reports.

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