Author: Hannah Kotaidis

A sneak peak into Brisbane’s most loved buildings

An event this weekend is opening doors and minds to good design and curious spaces. Thousands of people are expected to take a peek at some of Brisbane’s most loved buildings. Meg Waller reports.

Gender equality promised at 2018 Commonwealth Games

For the first time in Commonwealth Games history, both men and women will compete for an equal number of medals on the Gold Coast. Seven new events have been added to the women’s program. Katherine Willis reports.

A speedy start at Bathurst

Four-time winner Jamie Whincup has claimed provisional pole for Sunday’s Bathurst 1000. He didn’t break his own lap record, but still topped qualifying at Mount Panorama. Whincup held out a fast-finishing Scott McLaughlin. Jenny Archdall reports.

New home for sick kids

Queensland’s newest palliative care centre for children has officially opened its doors. Hummingbird House aims to provide world class care for patients and their families. Lily Greer reports.

Crashes cause havoc in Brisbane and Adelaide

There’s been traffic chaos in two capital cities. Near Brisbane, a truck dropped a load of nails over the Pacific Motorway causing major delays. And in Adelaide, police closed an expressway to investigate a fatal accident, allegedly caused by car

End of era for Ford production in Australia

It’s the beginning of the end for Australia’s car manufacturing industry. Today, the last Australian-made Ford came off the assembly line, signalling the closure of its two Victorian plants. Many workers wiped away tears – for some, this had been

Two construction workers killed on Brisbane work site

Workplace safety experts are still trying to determine the cause of an accident, which killed two construction workers at Eagle Farm Racecourse. The men, aged 34 and 55, were crushed by a concrete slab. Rhiannon Kallio reports.

Brisbane Bullets back for NBL season

The Brisbane Bullets basketball team are bouncing back… after almost a decade off the court. New head coach Andrejs Lemanis will lead the team into tonight’s opening game of the season. Tahnee-Jae Lopez-Vito reports.

A speedy weekend of sport ahead

It’s shaping up to be a big weekend of sport, with the Wallabies to face Argentina in London… But back home, all eyes will be on Mt Panorama where cars are ready for action, for Sunday’s Bathurst 1000. Jacob Miley

Young girl hit by texting, drunk driver

A 50-year-old female driver has been granted bail, after she allegedly injured a young girl in Sydney’s west yesterday. Police say the driver was six times the legal blood-alcohol limit and using a mobile phone. Rhiannon Kallio reports.