Queensland workers want to scrap the Australian Building and Construction Commission. Unions say it is not efficient and they used Workers Memorial Day to ram home the point. Milly Dimitrijevic reports.
Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission has flexed its muscles with $10 million fines for Telstra and Ford. It’s accused Ford of misconduct. Rory Scott reports.
By Marisa Kuhlewein Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien Three European countries are set to follow Australia’s lead and introduce plain packaging of tobacco, despite the World Trade Organisation challenge to the initiative. The United Kingdom, France, and Ireland have followed…
For the fifth year in a row, the Great Barrier Reef has scored a D-rating for its overall health. But a robot developed by QUT is offering hope of some improvement. It can poison and kill the dreaded Crown of…
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A Brisbane cellist is turning to our oceans to find new inspirations from the deep. He’s calling on some unusual performers for his music. Joseph Ogilvie reports.
The wash up from the Gable Tostee trial has dominated legal circles today. There is no indication yet if the Crown will appeal the verdict because of the actions of a juror on social media. Tostee was found not guilty…
The debate over gun laws fired up again today. State and Territory Police Ministers have agreed to a firearms amnesty next year. This will allow owners of the banned Adler shotgun to hand them in without penalty. Roisin O’Sullivan reports
Public servants have begun moving into the newest addition to Brisbane’s skyline. The government building, known as One William Street, brings five thousand employees under one roof. But it will cost taxpayers. Molly Houseman reports.
Brisbane’s Indian community is celebrating one of its biggest religious events. The Diwali Festival, represents new beginnings. Kate Lavrencic reports.
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A taste of New Orleans has come to QUT’s Kelvin Grove Campus. A reboot of “A Streetcar Named Desire” has just opened at La Boite’s Roundhouse Theatre. Roisin O’Sullivan reports.
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