Day: May 8, 2012

Battlers’ Budget Swan’s song

Wayne Swan will tonight officially release the 2012-13 Federal Budget. In a determined bid to return a surplus, some sectors are bracing for deep cuts but there’s expected to be some good news for low to middle income earners. Emilie

Qld businesses do it tough

Queensland businesses are feeling the effects of the tough economy. Many are struggling to keep their doors open after experiencing record lows. Danika Ferguson reports.

Meningococcal breakthrough

Australian researchers have discovered a possible vaccine for a deadly strain of Meningococcal. The new vaccine appears to offer complete protection against the most common and dangerous strain of the disease. Patrick Wright reports.

Millions punt on Lotto jackpot

Ticket mania has taken over Brisbane, and Australia, as millions of us take a punt at tonight’s giant Oz Lotto jackpot. Up for grabs a $70 million jackpot, the second biggest in Lotto history. Simone Peterson reports.

Civoniceva calls it quits

Bombshell news out of the Broncos camp today. After 45 Tests for Australia and 30 Origin Games for Queensland star forward Petero Civoniceva says 2012 will be his last Rugby League season. But the big man is still keen to