Day: May 4, 2011

Floods force job cuts

The floods may be over but Brisbane is likely to feel the financial effects for sometime to come. Jobs are to be slashed as the City Council struggles to meet damage costs, after large parts of the city were inundated

Parking protestors camp out

Bayside residents took to the streets today protesting against the introduction of paid parking at one of the region’s busiest ferry terminals. Protestors say Redland City Council’s plans will ruin island life. Michelle Thomas reports.

Qld open for business after floods

Tourism heavy weights are throwing everything they can at getting the message across that Queensland is open for business. Australian Hostel manager’s were in Brisbane today getting a first-hand look at what the State capital has to offer in the

Biggest lesson for learner drivers

A world record attempt with a difference today. More than 200 learner drivers took to the streets in an attempt to break the World’s Largest Driving Lesson record. But seasoned motorists were never in danger. Rhianna Bull has the story.

Teenage tax boost for families

Hundreds of thousands of Australian families with older teenagers are set to benefit from next Tuesday’s Federal budget. They will receive more than $10,000 a year due to changes in the family tax benefit that encourages teens to stay in

Test may be last for League heavyweights

Trans-Tasman pride goes on the line in Friday night’s Rugby League International on the Gold Coast. The Kangaroos and Kiwis clash in what may be the last time for some of Australia’s greatest players. Samantha Seljak reports.