Author: Anna McGraw

Fire destroys Brisbane boarding house

Brisbane residents woke to the sound of explosions and cries for help this morning, as a fire tore through an inner city boarding house. A nearby aged-care facility was forced into evacuation as the fire spread. Jessica Rendall reports.

Hundreds of dogs in need of homes

For many families, having puppies would be a dream come true, but unfortunately not all are born into a happy home. The RSPCA says there are around 4.8 million dogs in Australia however not all of these live with a

Former US policeman found guilty of murdering Australian woman

Former US policeman Mohamed Noor has been found guilty, of murdering Australian woman Justine Damond Ruszczyk. He faces up to 25 years in prison, but is more likely to serve 10. Leanne Nebe reports.

High-rise education on the way for Brisbane City

There’s a new high school coming soon to Brisbane’s inner-city. The difference is, it’s a “vertical” school, with classrooms spread across 10 floors. Annie Peng reports.

Bennett and Seibold go head to head

The Rabbitohs and Broncos are gearing up for their controversial clash at ANZ Stadium. Meanwhile in the AFL, the Giants have snatched up a star. Tom Robson reports.

Political leaders go head to head in debate

Australia’s two biggest political opponents have gone head to head in debate and according to the audience Bill Shorten won. He and Scott Morrison covered a lot of ground, reiterating their strengths and being probed about their weaknesses. Alexis Moran

One Nation senate candidate resigns over controversial video

Pauline Hanson’s One Nation is in crisis again. Senate candidate, Steve Dickson, has resigned over footage of him in a strip club. Luca Ikesu-Ling reports.

RACQ calls for major upgrades to cut congestion and save lives

Queensland’s peak motoring body has warned that road conditions are costing lives. The RACQ says many roads are simply underfunded and over-used. Tom Robson reports.

Teens given tough lesson on safe driving

Even with more funding and perfect roads, teen drivers have been warned to take care. In fact some students have been scared straight in the latest driver education courses. Aleisha McLaren reports.

Dearden to debut with the Broncos

Rugby League and the Broncos are gambling on a rising talent for their game against South Sydney. It will also be a big day for a club star. Dominic Elsome reports.