Day: May 10, 2012

Retailers blamed for road deaths

Transport workers protested at Coles stores right around the country today. They blame the food giant for causing the deaths and injury of truck drivers on the road. And they say Coles has to take responsibility for road safety. Tess

Olympic protest greets Rio Tinto

An angry call today for the Australian Olympic Committee to dump Rio Tinto as the London Games medal supplier. It happened when unionists staged a protest in Brisbane claiming Rio exploits its employees and fails the Olympic ideal of “fair

Campbell announces new coal seam gas jobs

Thousands of new jobs could be created by a deal to build coal seam gas facilities. Australia Pacific LNG has awarded two multi million dollar contracts to Leighton Contractors. The Premier welcomed this morning’s announcement. Rebecca Cox reports.

Legal bills more woes for Labor

Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s attempt to sell the Federal Budget was overshadowed by more questions about embattled MP Craig Thomson. Meanwhile, there’s speculation that a Liberal figurehead may be planning a surprise return. Emilie Gramenz reports.

Stabbing prompts school safety calls

A 16-year-old boy accused of attempting to murder a fellow student with a knife, has been remanded without bail. He faced a closed court session this morning. Danika Ferguson reports.

Blow for Broncos

A fresh blow to the Brisbane Broncos as Centre Justin Hodges suffered a foot injury at training today and may not be fit for tomorrow night’s game at Suncorp. It’s the latest in a series of events challenging team morale,

Any time, any place, anywhere theatre.

Malls, parks, backyards and even Twitter will become host to some pop-up theatre productions. Brisbane performers are celebrating the tradition of theatre in a not-so-traditional way. Gemma Boase reports.