Author: Nick Kelly

Police looking for clues in socialite’s death

Friends of Brisbane woman Maureen Boyce have begun paying tribute to the popular socialite. Police are continuing to investigate how the former model and Fashions on the Field enthusiast died. Paxton Roth reports.

Cancer screening still vitally important

Surprising new research data shows a significant drop in the death rate from certain cancers in Queensland women. It comes as women gear up for the nation’s annual Pink Ribbon Day. Cassandra Dimitroff reports.

Site proposed for Moreton Bay Uni

The Moreton Bay Regional Council wants to develop a university campus in Petrie. It’s already working with several tertiary bodies and has the backing of some planning experts. Gizelle Ghidella reports.

Bargains galore on the ‘Garage Sale Trail’

The garage sale – it’s now become part of Australian life. Popular both with people seeking a bargain, or wanting to make a dollar. And this weekend across the country there’ll be 13,000 garage sales in a huge organised environmental

Local theatre marks the end of an era

Drama at QUT has a rich history dating back more than half a century. And a brand new Creative Industries Precinct currently nearing completion promises an exciting future, but it also means a piece of the Uni’s history will close

Tank takes on firetruck in strongman stunt

Many of Brisbane’s Fitness fanatics are preparing for a big weekend. They’ll be flexing their muscles at the Fitness and Health Expo, where today one of Brisbane’s strongest men took on a 30 tonne fire truck. Sam Kolhapuri reports.

Waller confident ahead of Cox Plate

Champion Horse Trainer Chris Waller, could be a triple threat in Saturday’s Cox Plate. The Sydney based trainer has three top chances of winning the $3 million race. Toby Crockford reports.

World first hospital simulation underway

Brisbane’s newest hospital, the Mater Private Hospital in Springfield is gearing up to open next week. And to make sure everything will operate smoothly, a world first 24-hour medical simulation is currently underway. Paxton Roth reports.

Gold Coast ready for high octane weekend

Final preparations are underway for one of the Gold Coast’s biggest parties of the year. It’s centred around the GC 600 V8 Supercar race and organisers are predicting record crowds both on and off the track. Lauren Geldard reports.

Aussies in running for Asia Pacific Oscars

Australian nominees will be vying for this year’s highly regarded Asia Pacific Screen Awards. It’s the 9th annual Brisbane based event and is open to not only home grown but international film makers as well. Mary-Clare Simpson reports.