Australia’s roads, rail and ports need a serious cash injection, or traffic jams will cost us $53 billion dollars annually within 15 years.

The Infrastructure Australia report revealed concerns over how Queensland will cope with future population growth.

Treasurer Joe Hockey is in town spruiking the Budget and he’s encouraging everyone to “get in and have a go” in the emerging Asian market.

The RSPCA estimates that 95% of dogs sold in pet shops come from puppy farms or backyard breeders.

Recreational boating in Queensland is big business, worth billions of dollars, and the opening of the Gold Coast marine expo this weekend reinforces that.

Maroons star Billy Slater has been cleared to play in next week’s State of Origin clash.

Hawthorne and the Sydney Swans will clash this weekend, in a rematch of last year’s Grand Final.

And we take a look at what’s on this weekend.

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