Author: Jessica Sier
I study Journalism at QUT. I have a soft spot for clothes and the stock market.

Egypt protestors killed; army suspected

By Jane Buckle produced for online by Jessica Sier Twenty Egyptians have reportedly been killed and more than 100 injured in Cairo over the weekend. The deaths come as a result of protests against the banning of an Islamist candidate

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Theatre. Anytime! Anywhere!

By Mariska Murphy produced for online by Jessica Sier Brisbane’s Anywhere Theatre Festival is about to kick off, with pop up performances all around the city ready to inspire and entertain.

Blue collar workers trump white collar

By Dwayne Monteiro produced for online by Jessica Sier White collar workers no longer rule the roost financially, with a new report indicating Australian trades people earn more than office workers.

Former Wallaby thanks hospital staff after stroke

By Jessica Sier After suffering a stroke two weeks ago, former Wallaby Michael Lynagh has publically thanked staff of the Brisbane Royal Women’s Hospital for the care he received there. Lynagh has been left with some eye damage, but says

Body confirmed as missing Brookfield mother

By Jessica Sier Queensland police have confirmed the body found at Kholo Creek crossing at Anstead in Brisbane’s west is that of missing woman Allison Baden-Clay.

RBA cuts interest rates to 3.75pc

By Jessica Sier In the biggest interest rate cut since 2009, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has slashed rates by 3.75 per cent. The RBA move has been seen to stimulate Australia’s stagnating economy and promote growth.

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Health services wary of pending grant cuts

By Dwayne Monteiro Health grants to community organisations appear in for a shake-up, with the Queensland Government set to announce a new round of spending cuts.

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Mental illness grows for mine workers: report

By Mariska Murphy A new study has found one-in-five miners suffer from mental illness, including depression and anxiety.

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Body found in search for missing Brookfield mother

A tragic breakthrough in the search for missing Brookfield mother-of-three, Allison Baden-Clay. Late this morning a woman’s body was located near the Mount Crosby Weir, in Brisbane’s outer west. The victim was dressed in clothes similar to those Allison Baden-Clay

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Unsinkable Clive Palmer takes aim at Treasurer’s seat

Mining magnate Clive Palmer has announced today he intends to enter Federal politics. Mr Palmer wants to run for the Liberal National Party in Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan’s seat of Lilley, in Brisbane’s north. Benjamin Crock reports.

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