Day: May 3, 2011

Gillard warns travellers in wake of bin Laden death

As the world absorbed the implications of the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the UN Security Council welcomed it as a critical development in the fight against terrorism. America’s most wanted man had eluded capture for decades but

Mayors reject State’s water plans

The South East Queensland Council of Mayors has rejected the State Government’s proposal to take control of water pricing due to lack of information. The stand comes after months of blame shifting about who and what is responsible for Queensland’s

Grim future for Aussie icon

The Federal Government has been called to account for the condition of its environmental protection legislation. Greens leader Bob Brown was in town today heading the Senate Inquiry into the conditions of one of Australia’s most loved natural icons. Lincoln

Prison pups make a difference

Three special inmates are out on parole tonight their good behaviour will help change the lives of many. Queensland’s Borallon Correctional Centre is the first Australian jail to adopt “The Pups in Prison” Program. Clare Hunter reports.

Lions hoping the Suns don’t shine

It’s the derby local AFL fans have been waiting to see. The Lions and the Suns will play their first official AFL game this weekend at the Gabba since the Suns debut in April. Brenda Riley reports.