Maverick Government MP, Chris Davis quit the Parliament this afternoon. He says recent laws go against his values and those of his electorate. The State Opposition says it’s a vote of no-confidence in Premier Newman’s leadership. Danny Saba reports.
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Students protesting changes to higher education in the Budget, last night ambushed Education Minister Christopher Pyne. The demonstration became violent, when riot police were deployed to disperse the angry mob. Saskia Edwards reports.
A Melbourne man, critically injured in a road accident in Bali, has arrived home for specialist treatment. The 43-year-old was put into an induced coma for the flight. Jacinta Lal reports.
The sun will be shining on the 38th Annual Paniyiri Festival this weekend. It’s not the only big event on in Brisbane. One of horse racing’s gala days, promises to be great for both punters and fashion lovers. Claire McHardy …
With only five days left before the first State of Origin clash in Brisbane both the Maroons and Blues took time out today, for some enjoyable and less taxing training. Natalie Cameron reports.
Twenty-three Queenslanders have received bravery awards at an official ceremony in Brisbane. It recognises the extraordinary contributions, of ordinary citizens. Lauren Cooney reports.
And now for What’s On in Brisbane. There are plenty of events happening around the city this weekend. For a start, this year’s Paniyiri Greek Festival is on.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott winked and smirked, when a 67-year-old radio caller told him she works on a sex-hotline to make ends meet. A spokesperson later said the wink was to assure the presenter to proceed with the call. But …
Students gathered on campuses around the nation today, protesting changes to higher education in the federal budget. The Prime Minister pulled out of a visit to one university this morning because of the demonstrations. Saskia Edwards reports.
The Brisbane River has the second highest number of drownings in Australia. A new report reveals an alarming number of water incidents, over the past ten years. Lauren Cooney reports.