Day: May 23, 2011

Blues arrive in Brisbane with world class support

There’s a fight brewing in Brisbane this week. Queensland takes on New South Wales for the opening match of the State of Origin series and the Blues have some world class support in their corner. Christopher Steele reports.

Fog shrouds Brisbane causing commuter upsets

Brisbane was cloaked in a blanket of fog causing major headaches for commuters both on the roads and on the river this morning. The thick fog enveloped the river city with a maximum visibility of only 100 metres at around

Milperra State High School reopens after January floods

Four months on, and finally schools are back in around Brisbane. The last school to re-open after the January floods was the Milperra State High School and Premier Anna Bligh and Education Minister Cameron Dick greeted students as they made

Sewerage diversion saves wildlife and money

A peaceful bush retreat and wildlife haven has been spared by the diversion of a new sewerage pipeline. The project was originally planned to go through the Bunyaville State Park Forest but Unitywater and Queensland Urban Utilities have come up

Coalition calls for inquiry into detention

The Opposition is calling for a Parliamentary inquiry to sort out what it says is a crisis in our detention centres. They say an inquiry is the best way to discover the extent of problems inside the immigration detention network.

Firebirds celebrate historic win

A day on and the Queensland Firebirds are still pinching themselves after winning the ANZ championship in Brisbane. The team is hoping their win over New Zealand’s Northern Mystics will inspire a new generation of players. Karin Adam reports.