Category: State

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.

Lord Mayor wants residents to ‘dob in a dumper’

Brisbane City Council has launched a major crackdown on illegal dumping. A hundred new hidden cameras will help catch the city’s worst offenders in the act. Tom Fleming reports.

Food charities band together so all can get a fair share

Two of the state’s biggest food charities have teamed up to make millions of meals for Queenslanders in need. Food Bank and Fare Share are ready to cook up a storm. Anna Graham reports.

Queenslanders urged to get ready for storm season

Summer is fast approaching and authorities want the public to think now about preparing for the expected extreme weather conditions. Georgie Hewson reports.

Movie boom boosts jobs and economy

Queensland’s Gold Coast will be home to two giant film productions, each starting work this month. Politicians believe the movie boom will boost jobs and the economy. Anna Graham reports.

Broncos women win keys to the city

Following their historic Grand Final victory on the weekend the Broncos’ Women’s team has had another major win. The 2018 Inaugural NRLW premiers were honoured for their success with the Keys to the City. Claudine Blondeau reports.

Free green bins ready for summer storms

Brisbane residents are being encouraged to clean up their yards for storm season. The City Council has cut green waste costs for October, so more people can recycle. Norma Hilton reports.

Blessing for four-legged friends on World Animal Day

Today is World Animal Day. To celebrate, animals all over the world have received special blessings, including at Brisbane’s RSPCA. Jack Jones reports.

Tampon tax axed, but GST carve-up proves contentious

After eighteen years, the GST on women’s sanitary items will finally be ditched. The move will lower the price of products once deemed a “luxury item”. Georgie Nichols reports.

New strategy for Queensland emergency service volunteers

Queensland’s Emergency Services have unveiled a strategy for using volunteers in natural disasters. Thousands of residents may be asked to help during floods, fires and severe storms. Liam Morton reports.