Unions held statewide rallies today, protesting the Queensland Government’s plan to slash 14,000 public service jobs. In Brisbane, thousands marched on Parliment House to voice their anger bringing the city to a standstill. Chelsea Lammas reports.
Day: 12 September 2012
The company which sent the ‘super trawler’ to Australia has slammed the Federal Government’s ban, likening the decision to a third world country measure. And the Federal Opposition agrees the giant vessel should be free to fish here. Sam Canavan …
A specially trained fire and rescue team from New South Wales is rescuing victims of an earthquake in Brisbane. It’s all part of an exercise to achieve an international accreditation with the United Nations. Camille McLachlan reports.
Local and international music professionals gathered in Brisbane today for the start of BIG-SOUND. The sold out event will debate the industry’s biggest issues, including the much debated topic of online music. Wendy Serrano reports.
League star Ben Barba has added another award to his growing list of accolades. The Canterbury Bulldogs’ fullback was last night voted by his peers the best player of 2012. Jon Healy reports.
Present and former Rugby League Origin greats gathered to support future pathways for indigenous students. They joined more than 3,000 teenagers crowding the halls of Suncorp Stadium, where their education and employment options were on show. Melissa Yeo reports.