Category: Tourism

State Government backs eco-trails to boost tourism

The State Government is pushing ahead with new plans to focus on eco-tourism. It’s hoping to build three new bushwalks across the state to attract tourists to see more of Queensland’s natural beauty. Tom Fleming reports.

Sky top views on offer for Open House Festival

This weekend, Brisbane’s newest and currently tallest building will open its doors for a rare public viewing. The 91-storey behemoth will be Australia’s largest residential building. Liam Kennedy reports.

Inquest hears Dreamworld deaths could have been prevented with the press of a button

A maintenance supervisor at Dreamworld has told an inquest the button which could’ve prevented the fatal accident that killed four people, wasn’t checked. Stephen Murphy says he’d never pressed the button and was unsure what it actually did. Tom Fleming

Tourists causing traffic troubles on Bribie Island

Bribie Island is best known as a quiet region north of Brisbane with an idyllic lifestyle and beachside getaways. But speedy tourists and congestion are causing headaches for locals. Laura Daly reports.

Plane ‘Mayday’ surprise to passengers

Sydney’s international Airport went into full emergency mode this morning. A Boeing 787, carrying more than 200 people, sent a ‘Mayday’saying it could run out of fuel. Laura Lavelle reports.

Murray, Nadal to headline 2019 Brisbane International

Ticket sales have opened for the biggest event in the Queensland tennis calendar. A star-studded player lineup for the Brisbane International is now confirmed. Many matches are expected to sell out. Amy Wilson has more.

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.