Category: National

Taxes, aged care and infrastructure: the headlines of the Federal Budget

Middle income families are the key winners in this year’s Federal budget. With a new seven year personal tax plan the central pillar of the document. But the opposition says, results are not coming quick enough. Lauren Reddiex reports.

Federal budget gets luke warm welcome at Brisbane breakfast

The 2018 Budget is being called a ‘crowd pleaser’ at a post-Budget breakfast in Brisbane this morning. But some say Queenslanders have been gypped. Teagan Matthew reports.

Redlands residents left shocked after budget release

There was a major shock in last night’s Budget for residents of the Redlands, east of Brisbane. A large parcel of land, supposedly earmarked for a future university will now be sold by the Federal Government to developers. Tomson Calland

It’s all systems go for the Broncos ahead of Sea Eagles clash

The Brisbane Broncos are in cruise mode going into the double-header at Suncorp, this Saturday. At today’s training, it was all systems go. The team, put through their paces in the countdown to the weekend. Daneka Hill reports.

Treasurer makes final pitch before budget release

Treasurer Scott Morrison is promising tax relief for Australians and more money for aged care and infrastructure in tonight’s federal budget. There is concern the budget may not contain enough saving measures to reduce our debt. Claire Boughey reports.

Queensland lobby groups hold out hope for budget

Queensland lobby groups are waiting with baited breath to see what the Federal Budget has in store. Key stakeholders shared their hopes ahead of the reveal of the all important document. Lauren Reddiex reports.

Yet another loss for the Lions in a close game against Collingwood

In AFL, the Lions remain winless this season, after a last minute goal from a Collingwood rookie. It was a pulsating contest at the Gabba, as the lead see-sawed between the two teams. Tomson Calland reports.

Telstra outage creates crisis for emergency services

It’s been a frustrating and worrying day for emergency workers, Telstra and Australians facing a crisis. Triple zero calls across the country have been failing, and the only advice has been try again. Anna McGraw reports.

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Queensland’s film industry gets $140 million federal boost

Soon it’ll be lights, camera, action on the Gold Coast “Glitter Strip”. The Turnbull Government has created a $140 million incentive to lure Hollywood blockbusters to Queensland. Gemma Niwa reports.

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Queensland meat royalty crowned at EKKA festival

Beef, more beef, and a little bit of lamb. The nation’s best steak and lamb have been crowned at the EKKA’S Food and Wine Show. Liam MacGillivray reports.