Day: September 24, 2014

Terror suspect shot in Melbourne

The terror threat to Australia, became all too real last night. Police in Melbourne shot dead a known terror suspect, who had stabbed two officers. In Parliament, the Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss applauded the bravery of two injured officers.

Simulator secures safety in Clem7

Clem7 tunnel operators are using a hi-tech simulator to train road crews on how to deal with a range of emergency scenarios. Including potential terror attacks. Paige Cockburn reports.

Greeters graduate ahead of G20

An army of volunteers is ready to greet visitors to Brisbane, ahead of the G20 Summit. The Lord Mayor says, they are the city’s face to the world. Lachlan McCormick reports.

Greste parents continue campaign for Peter

The parents of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste have returned from visiting their son. They say the case continues to highlight the importance of freedom of the press, and the safety of journalists. Sarah Kingston reports.

Qld opts out of OP system

Queensland is to move away from the Overall Position education ranking system. The Government is hopeful a new model will offer better opportunities for students. Georgia Terry reports.

Security stepped up for Swans – Hawks final

Swans forward Kurt Tippet is confident that his team will become AFL Premiers this Saturday. Sydney is the firm favourite over current title holders, Hawthorn. Jacob Carson reports.

Picnic for puppy program

All guide dogs were once puppies. Today Guide Dogs Queensland put on a picnic to help raise community support for the organisation’s puppy raising program. Rebecca Thompson reports.