Day: September 16, 2014

G20 security crackdown starts

The pre-G20 security crackdown is widening. Government and public facilities considered high-risk terror targets, are already being closed off to the public. And authorities say, expect more shutdowns ahead of the global summit. Whitney Angell reports.

Council discards mosque proposal

Gold Coast City Council has rejected a proposal to build a mosque at Currumbin. Residents who opposed the building, cheered as the results were revealed. Dominica Czaczka reports.

Community TV starts campaign to stay

Brisbane’s 31 Digital is fighting for the right to remain on air, following a decision to strip community channels of their licences at the end of 2015. Federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the channels can be seen on the

Brent Harvey faces one-match suspension

In AFL, the Kangaroos Brent Harvey is facing a one-match suspension for rough play. The team is hoping to free its champion midfielder, so he’ll be able to play in the preliminary final against the Sydney Swans. Lauren Penny reports.

Watmough to miss elimination semi-final

As the NRL reaches the business end of the season, the pressure is on remaining teams to make good on their finals bid. Some have a harder road than others as the dust starts to settle on today’s judiciary outcomes.

Theatre takes modern twist on Woolf classic

Here’s something a little different from the Brisbane Festival. Orlando is a twist on the Virginia Woolf classic, produced in collaboration with QUT and Theatre Republic. Alex Trezise reports.

New iphone sets pre-order record

Techno junkies are already camping outside the Apple store in Brisbane’s CBD to get their hands on the new iPhone 6. The iPhone is due for worldwide release on Friday. Jessica Bell reports.