Day: September 15, 2014

Mosque opens to ease fears

With hundreds of Australian troops readying for deployment to Syria, Muslim communities here are preparing to open their doors to the public. They hope the move will ease community fears about their religion and way of life. Whitney Angell reports.

Brawl breaks out at league final

Twelve people will face court next month, charged over a violent clash after an Ipswich Rugby League grand final. The brawl erupted just outside the football ground after police attempted to arrest a spectator. Nick Kelly reports.

Triathlon safety questioned after Sunshine Coast death

The safety of triathlon has been called into question, following the death of a competitor. The man died during a weekend race on the Sunshine Coast. Lauren Penny reports.

Great Barrier Reef plan released

The State Government today released its blueprint to keep The Great Barrier Reef alive and healthy for future generations. It coincides with a CSIRO report which found that Australia’s coastlines are suffocating under the weight of human pollution. Damian Staveley

Hawthorns fitness fears

AFL finals fever is hotting up. And the big question today will Hawthorn star Cyril Rioli prove himself fit for the weekend clash at the MCG. Gaby Boland reports.

Brisbane Festival lights up city

The Brisbane Festival has reached its halfway mark, but there’s plenty of fresh new entertainment still to come. One of them is a musical called Point and Shoot, part of a collaboration with QUT. Isabella Vecchio reports.