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 first comprehensive audit of the nation’s infrastructure warns we’ll have to get used to paying higher …
Author: Daniel Winters
The Infrastructure Australia report revealed concerns over how Queensland will cope with future population growth. Top of the list? Our already congested traffic networks. Lewis Wiseman reports.
Treasurer Joe Hockey is in town spruiking the Budget. He’s encouraging everyone to “get in and have a go” in the emerging Asian market. Sam Mortimer reports.
The RSPCA estimates that 95% of dogs sold in pet shops come from puppy farms or backyard breeders. They want urgent action now to stop the practice. Tegan Atkins reports.
Recreational boating in Queensland is big business, worth billions of dollars, and the opening of the Gold Coast marine expo this weekend reinforces that. Sarah Dean reports.
Maroons star Billy Slater has been cleared to play in next week’s State of Origin clash. But with the Blues line-up unchanged, Queensland is still sweating on the availability of Justin Hodges and Greg Inglis. Josh Bristow reports.
Hawthorne and the Sydney Swans will clash this weekend, in a rematch of last year’s Grand Final. And they both have top players returning after injury or suspension. Anna Grohn reports.
It’s time for our Friday What’s On segment. And Nicole Keijzer has been busy sorting out some events for us to choose from.
Daniel Morcombe’s killer will stay in jail. The Court of Appeal this afternoon dismissed Brett Cowan’s appeal of his murder conviction. A sentencing appeal was also thrown out, meaning the case is effectively over. Joshua Bristow reports.
An air bag fault which has caused a number of deaths… has sparked the largest-ever global car recall. In Australia, more than half-a-million vehicles have already been recalled. And the manufacturer of the air bag, now faces calls for a …