Day: May 4, 2012

ACCC to investigate petrol pricing

We could all be in for a bit of relief at the petrol pump. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched an investigation into petrol pricing, this time looking at allegations of collusion between petrol stations. Jorge Branco reports.

State and local governments do deal

Brisbane City Council and the State Government announced a new partnership commitment today. The collaboration will see the transfer of more power to Council for local planning and management, including the South Bank Parklands. Casey Fung reports.

Job seekers hit expo

Thousands of future jobseekers have swarmed into the Brisbane Convention Centre, for a national careers’ expo. Most of today’s visitors were high school students, looking for inspiration as to how they might spend their working lives. Dominick Czakilew reports.

Aussie medics to help conjoined twins

An Australian medical team is readying to fly to Bali, to help separate conjoined twins. The girls were born only a week ago to a poverty stricken family and were immediately rushed to Bali’s main hospital. Naomi Lynch reports.

Royal remembers its Mums

A book honouring more than 25,000 women who have given birth at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital was launched today. It features stories of new mothers’ experiences at the Royal from the 1930s through to 2011. Alice McCarthy reports.

Long weekend of sport

The Broncos’ under twenties are heading into the lion’s den this weekend, travelling to Auckland to take on the Warriors. There’s some big games tonight the Bulldogs and Eels are going head-to-head, the Dragons tackle the Cowboys and in AFL

Hollioke launches cage-fighting career

Former English cricket player Adam Hollioke will make his cage fighting debut tomorrow night, when he takes on Joel Millar. The fight will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Thomas Brakstad reports.