Category: National

Humble cuppa raises thousands for cancer research

Brisbane morning tea lovers are on a mission to help fight cancer. Already they’ve raised $700,000 for the Cancer Council and there’s more to come. Sarah Cawte reports.

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One in four families are struggling to feed their children

More people in Queensland are living closer to the bread line than ever before. A new Salvation Army report indicates some families are struggling even to put food on the table. Lexy Haggard reports.

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Queensland Parliament introduces legislation targeting ride-share services

By Tamika Seeto Online production by Joseph Lam The State government is set to unveil new ride-sharing laws in a further crackdown on the growing industry. The legislation follows 16 recommendations made by a parliamentary committee earlier this month.

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Origin question mark remains over Thurston’s shoulder

Johnathan Thurston is expected to know whether he’ll be fit enough to play in next week’s Origin opener by Sunday. The Maroons are now in camp on the Gold Coast to prepare for round one of the series. Ben Downie

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$400 million donation shows change in corporate philanthropy

By Harrison Bain Online production by Joseph Lam The Founder of the fourth largest iron ore company in the world Fortescue Metals, Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola have pledged $400 million to a number of causes including cancer research,

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Ballot for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games tickets about to close

The countdown to the 2018 Commonwealth Games is on. Eleven months out the first round of tickets are already sold out. But if you missed out, don’t give up hope just yet. Bryce Heaton reports.

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Advocates call for Royal Commission into treatment of people with disabilities

Written by Batool Al Sallakh Produced for online by Lily Nothling More than 100 top academics from around the country have penned a letter to Malcolm Turnbull calling for a Royal Commission into violence against people with disabilities. Doctors and

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Prime Minister and Qld Premier to work on Cross River Rail issues

Our Premier and the Prime Minister have been exchanging barbs about funding for weeks. Today, Annastacia Palaszczuk and Malcolm Turnbull sat down for a meeting. And they agreed to work on a number of “issues” including the Cross River Rail

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Royal Flying Doctor honoured as local hero

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has honoured those who work behind the scenes to keep the organisation airborne. It coincides with the Flying Doctor’s 89th anniversary. Phoebe Powell reports.

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Jumping on board the recycling train

Australian Railways are on their way to getting an environmentally friendly upgrade. by Jenny Archdall Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien

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