A truck driver is fighting for his life in hospital, after a dramatic crash on a major Melbourne freeway this morning. The driver was flung from the cabin of his vehicle, 20 metres to the road below. Catherine Tucker reports.
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Tony Abbott says he will ease cost-of-living pressures by lowering electricity and gas prices. But in his Budget Reply, the Opposition Leader didn’t guarantee that every Australian will be better off if the Coalition wins government in September. Chanelle Rodger …
The funding of Brisbane’s proposed cross-river rail project is still uncertain despite announcements by the Federal Treasurer and Transport Minister. Anthony Albanese says Labor’s contribution was exactly what the Minister asked for, but his Queensland counterpart disputes that. Mitchell Dunk …
Queenslanders will be asked to help foot the bill for repairing flood damage. The proposed levy will raise $1 billion over five years. Julia Younger reports.
One of Brisbane’s most notorious road black spots, is just days away from being declared safe. Council representatives today inspected the $1.9 million Fortitude Valley upgrade. Louise Starkey reports.
In about 15 minutes, the local clash between the Broncos and the Titans gets underway at Suncorp Stadium. Brisbane’s desperate to dig themselves out of a form slump. Jon Healy reports.
More than a thousand people were at QUT Gardens Point campus today celebrating Norway’s constitution day. Maritza Munoz reports.
Brisbanites are going to the dogs this weekend, at the annual Million Paws Walk. It’s also shaping up as two days of food and fun at the Paniyiri Greek festival and the 100-year-old Brookfield show. Kate Fallis reports.
A Queensland scientist has more than two million extra reasons to smile tonight. He’s been awarded the Premier’s Science Fellowship for his study of genetics. Brendan Hahne reports.
It’s a blockbuster local league derby tomorrow night, as the Brisbane Broncos take on the Gold Coast Titans. But with injuries to Scott Prince, Ben Hannant and now Justin Hodges, things aren’t looking good for the Broncs. Maritza Munoz reports.