Day: 26 September 2012

Tragedy strikes NSW Surf Club

Members of a Sydney surf club are in mourning following the drowning deaths of two family members during its annual river trip in northern New South Wales. Searchers have recovered the bodies of a four-year-old girl and a 55-year-old woman.

Fundraiser to fight addiction

More than 1000 people packed Brisbane’s Convention and Exhibition Centre this morning to help raise money for women who are fighting to overcome an addiction. It’s a joint initiative by the Salvation Army, Rotary and Zonta. David De Witt reports.

Fears for future over park sell-off

The State Government has pledged to sell a caravan park in Brisbane’s Cannon Hill in a bid to return the budget to surplus. But long term residents are worried they’ll have nowhere to live. Kate Leonard-Jones reports.

Fly Your Ideas competition takes off

An aeronautics competition could open doors for students and encourage innovation in the aviation industry. “Fly Your Ideas” competition is part of the 28th Congress of the International Council of Aeronautical Sciences. And the prize for the winner: 30,000 Euros.

Campaign targets Indigenous health

A healthy lifestyle campaign is spreading a message to young people: Make the right choices for your future. And South East Queensland’s indigenous population is a key target. Carolina Otero reports.

Controversy looms in lead-up to AFL grand final

Swans coach John Longmire has been named coach of the year as his side gears up for this weekend’s grand final. But their preparation has been marred by confirmation that Ben McGlinn’s hamstring injury has ruled him out of the

A first for Chelsea and the AFL

This weekend’s AFL Grand Final will boast a double first for Queensland. Former QUT News student Chelsea Roffey, originally from Mt Gravatt, will take to the field to become the first Queenslander and woman to umpire at the AFL’s biggest