Author: Federica Willemsen

Video shows more of Sydney’s deadly shootout

New security video shows just how close two Sydney police officers came to death. The officers were just a car length away from shooter Daniel King, when he opened fire on them. Lucy Loram reports.

Queensland expecting extreme heatwave next week

Queenslanders should prepare for an early glimpse of Summer next week. Temperatures in the South-East are expected to be 11 degrees above the Spring average. Lachlan Cross reports.

CBD halted in climate change cycle protest

Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion has disrupted traffic in Brisbane for the third time this week. The two-wheeled protest took over Victoria Bridge, the same spot where a young demonstrator suspended herself from a bamboo tripod on Monday. Lawrence Jeffcoat

Frydenberg on drought tour for farmers

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has conceded climate change is contributing to the worst drought in memory. He’s been touring drought stricken areas around Warwick and is promising more help for farmers. Lucy McCrossan reports.

New dinosaur discovered in Western Queensland

A new type of prehistoric reptile, from the Dinosaur era, has been discovered in Queensland. The flying creature, with a giant wingspan, is estimated to be 96 million-years-old. Jasmine Borgeaud reports.

Next generation show politicians how it’s done

While the state pollies took a break, the next generation of leaders moved in to Parliament. Climate change, artificial intelligence and equal representation took front stage at this year’s YMCA Youth Parliament. Tom Hainsworth reports.

Broncos player tests positive to a banned substance

The Broncos have been hit with another massive loss, with one of their stars failing a drugs test. Coming just days before the NRL Grand Final, the timing could not have been worse for the code. Jacob Condon reports.

Almost 200 deaths in Queensland’s worst flu season

The staggering impact of flu in Queensland, 191 people have died in the worst season ever and that’s four times as many as last year. Federica Willemsen reports.

Sydney gunman identified but his motive is still unknown

A gunman who opened fire on Sydney police stations before being shot dead has been identified. But authorities are still investigating his motive. Tom Hainsworth reports.

Morrison says he’s got nothing to hide

A former diplomat warns Australia not to tell its U.S ally too much. But Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he has “nothing to hide” following his phone call with Donald Trump over the Russian probe. Lucy Loram reports.