Day: September 18, 2014

Raids stops terrorist plot to commit ‘serious violence’

Police have carried out a massive counter terrorism operation in two states today, the largest in Australia’s history. The raids come less than a week after Australia’s terror alert level was upgraded from medium to high. Prime Minister Tony Abbott

Anti-terror raids across Brisbane

As raids were carried out in Sydney this morning, dozens of police swarmed three Queensland properties in Mt Gravatt, Underwood and Logan. Queensland’s Police Commissioner says the operations have averted a tragedy on Australian soil. Nick Kelly reports.

Road safety crackdown for spring school holidays

A state-wide road safety initiative was launched today to cut the number of fatal crashes during the September school holidays. And beware Operation Spring Break will see more RBTs rolled out. Jessica Bell reports.

Garden City reveals refurbishment

Seventy retailers welcomed customers to the newly refurbished Garden City shopping centre today. Westfield hopes it’ll become one of the top 10 centres in the country. Dominica Czaczka reports.

Origin greats help ‘close the gap’

Queensland’s Former Origin Greats were at Suncorp Stadium today but not to take to the footy field. They were holding an expo to help indigenous job seekers. Lauren Penny reports.

New fashion talent showcased

Pop up boutique, The Fleet Store, is holding its fourth annual fashion store event. And this year, it’s showcasing some of Brisbane’s best up-and-coming fashion talent. Bella Treston reports.