Category: World

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.

The Wunderbar with no beer

There wasn’t a drop of beer on offer, but thousands attended an Oktoberfest event at Brisbane showgrounds today. It’s part of German Week and gives a younger generation a taste of European life. Josh Stengert reports.

Collingwood sits at centre of AFL trade

Transfers are coming thick and fast in the AFL trade world with Collingwood at the centre of the action. And the world’s richest race on turf, the Everest, is shaping up to be a rich show of competition. Tom Fleming

Protests fail to stop Opera House promotion

Advertising for Australia’s richest horse race, The Everest, has divided a nation. Protestors did their best to disrupt what they saw as the promotion of gambling on the Sydney Opera House. Leanne Nebe reports.

Specialist food company sells its flavour creations to the world

One of Queensland’s most successful food and drinks manufacturers has cornered a special market. Now Flavour Creations is exporting to the world. Aleesha Buckby reports.

Possible discovery of Cook’s Endeavour renews maritime interest

US historians hope they’ve found Captain Cook’s ship, the HMS Endeavour. The discovery has renewed interest in the explorer at Brisbane’s Maritime Museum. Manille Lumayag reports.

Roosters prepare to make Kangaroos debut

Two star Sydney Roosters players are preparing to make their debut with the Australian Kangaroos. The week has also seen three trade deals between AFL teams. Anna Graham reports.

Federal plan to ban migrants from major cities

The Federal Government is facing demands for details of its plan to ban new migrants from major cities for up to five years. Canberra says it’s to ease congestion on roads and rail. Liam Kennedy reports.

Kangaroos fly out for trans-Tasman Test

In a shock decision, Kiwis coach, Michael Maguire, has named 23-year-old Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, as captain ahead of Saturday night’s trans-Tasman Test. Bridget Nagel reports.

Norman honoured with statue 50 years after solidarity stand

Betting for the world’s richest horse race was temporarily suspended amid security concerns. The Everest’s barrier draw is now public and this morning, some of the hopefuls took to the track. Georgie Hewson reports.

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