Category: Tourism

Australia announces $5 million in foreign aid to Indonesia

Australia is to provide $5 million and medical staff to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami. More than 1200 people are now believed dead. Norma Hilton reports.

Hornet hopes to ‘sting’ Mundine in November fight

It’s official – Brisbane’s boxing superstar Jeff Horn will take on Anthony Mundine in a multi-million dollar bout. They’ll draw thousands of fans to Suncorp Stadium in November. Claudine Blondeau reports.

More koalas around Brisbane than expected

There’s good news for Brisbane’s koala population. Brisbane City Council has confirmed more koalas are being found in gum trees across parts of the city boundaries. Amy Wilson reports.

Drivers gear up for blockbuster Bathurst

Australia’s biggest supercar race, the Bathurst 1000 is fast approaching. Teams are now spending hundreds of thousands of dollars fine-tuning their cars in the hope they won’t fail or crash. Laura Lavelle reports.

Young Endeavour docks in Brisbane

The Young Endeavour, a tall mast sailing ship, has docked in Brisbane. Twenty-six lucky trainees disembarked after the experience of their lives. Alice Leggett reports.

New Farm gets newest ferry

One of Brisbane’s busiest and most popular parks is now easier to get to. A new ferry terminal has just opened, making New Farm Park an even more popular choice for the holidays. Georgie Nichols reports.

RSPCA plea to protect pets ahead of Riverfire

Brisbane’s annual Riverfire event is 21 this year. It’s more popular than ever but not we are warned with animals. Ysabelle Alesna reports.

Foodies dine out at Brisbane’s Food and Wine Expo

Research shows tourists spend $21 billion on food and wine alone in Australia every year and exhibitors at the annual Brisbane food and wine expo want a share of it. Daiyna Odgaard reports.

Final preparations begin for Riverfire

The Brisbane skyline will come alive with explosions of colour during the Riverfire event. It has become Queensland’s largest annual public celebration. Brigitte O’Brien reports.

Priscilla sashays into QPAC for Brisbane debut

Australia’s most successful home grown musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, is about to rock Brisbane for the very first time. Isla Stanich reports.