Day: September 22, 2014

Canberra’s counter-terrorism lockdown

Tough new security measures have been put in place at Federal Parliament in response to the steadily increasing threat of domestic terrorism. Prime Minister Tony Abbott says the new policies are strict, but necessary, to ensure public safety. Jacob Carson

New headquarters shift G20 security into gear

With the Brisbane G20 meeting weeks away, preparations are close to complete. Today, security headquarters were officially opened, part of the tight safety-measures for the summit of world leaders. Georgia Terry reports.

Australia’s army apparal upgrade

Our army personnel will soon be sporting new uniforms made right here in Australia. The designs went on display in Brisbane today, as part of an army expo. Riana Horner reports.

Bridge for hire

Brisbane’s Story Bridge may be closed up to four times a year to host major community events. The aim is to support groups raising money for good causes not business corporations. Sarah Kingston reports.

Drivers face fines for GPS placement

The RACQ has warned Queensland motorists to ensure their GPS devices are installed correctly. This comes after police began handing out fines, for illegal placement of Sat Navs. Sam Smith reports.

Bennett back to business at Broncos

Wayne Bennett is now officially back home with the Brisbane Broncos, and promising to inject new life into the team. The coaching legend believes six-years on, he’s better prepared to handle the challenge. Lachlan McCormick reports.

AFL Finals countdown

It’s now down to crunch time for AFL Grand finalists, Hawthorn and the Swans. This Saturday’s match will see Sydney’s superstar Lance Franklin play against his former side – and last year’s premiers. Rebecca Thompson reports.

Brownlow buzz as Grand final fever heats up

This week is the big one for AFL players and fans alike. It starts with the WAG’s fashion and Brownlow Medal tonight, and ends with the spectacular Grand Final on Saturday. Paige Cockburn reports.