Day: May 1, 2012

Police confirm body is missing Mum Allison Baden-Clay

Police have confirmed that a body found on a creek bank yesterday is that of missing Brookfield mother Allison Baden-Clay. As police continued to scour bushland today searchers reportedly discovered a mobile sim card near where the body was found.

Firies warn of winter woes

The onset of winter all to often means a busy time for emergency services as the cold weather increases the risk of house fires. So authorities are getting in early, with a graphic warning about the potential danger of heaters

Reserve cuts rates

The Reserve Bank delivered a stunning boost to the housing market this afternoon. It cut the official interest rate by half a per cent – double what had been widely tipped. If banks pass on the full 50 point cut,

Gillard Government at all-time-low

Despite the interest rate cut, pressure isn’t easing on the Federal Government. Julia Gillard’s leadership hangs in the balance as the Coalition’s popularity reaches a record high. Alice McCarthy reports.

New prostate technology could save lives

Breakthrough technology to diagnose prostate cancer has been unveiled at a Brisbane hospital. Urologists at the Wesley are the first in Australia to trial new imaging technology which could change the rate of prostate cancer survival dramatically. Dominick Czakilew reports.

Broncos and Reds to tackle New Zealand rivals

The Queensland Reds were hard at work this morning, but not at their usual game. The team instead tackled crowds in Queen Street Mall, promoting their Mother’s Day clash with the Chiefs on May 13. Eluan Waldron reports.

Body confirmed as missing Brookfield mother

By Jessica Sier Queensland police have confirmed the body found at Kholo Creek crossing at Anstead in Brisbane’s west is that of missing woman Allison Baden-Clay.

Urgent call to improve dental care waiting lists

By Bonny O’Shea and produced online by Melissa Hunter Australians may have to wait up to five years to receive dental care as waiting lists reach new heights. Over 650,000 Australians who do not have private health insurance are unimpressed

Firefighters warn homeowners of winter dangers

By Ainsley O’Keefe The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) have pleaded with the community to demonstrate safe heating practices at the launch of their ‘Winter Fire Safety’ campaign today at their training facility in Brisbane’s east. Firefighters educated the

Remote Qld mayoral candidate stabbed

AAP, produced for online by Kristy McMahon A mayoral candidate in a remote Indigenous community in Queensland’s Gulf Country was stabbed the night before the state’s council elections.