The record warm September weather should ease off over the next few days. But today, the shade and the surf were again people-magnets as a new app was launched to help us stay beach safe this summer. Francesca Gruber-Hallam reports.
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The Hawks have had their final training session before Saturday’s AFL Grand Final. While the Fremantle Dockers fly into Melbourne tonight. But this morning, the spotlight belonged to passionate fans from both teams. Chloe Swan reports.
Queenslanders are sweltering again in another unseasonably hot day, with firefighters on high alert across the state. There are at least 18 blazes causing concern, driven by temperatures that are set to break records. Saskia Edwards reports.
Queenslands anti-corruption watchdog says eight public servants could face disciplinary action over the fake Tahitian prince fraud case. A report released today says there is sufficient evidence to substantiate 24 allegations of misconduct against the Queensland Health officers. Chloe Swan …
The State Government is appealing the sentence over the brutal bashing of two alpacas at Caboolture State High School last year. One alpaca died in the incident and the other had to be euthanased as a result of its injuries. …
Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is waging war on the over use of smartphones, becoming the first place in the world to introduce so called unplugged zones. The initiative encourages tourists to switch off screens and reconnect with life. Sarah Orr reports.
It’s school holidays and many people are enjoying a dip in the pool. And as they escape the heat there are new warnings that accidental drowning is the main cause of death in Australian children under five. Hannah Chapman reports.
Throughout the devastating floods of January 2011, there emerged many remarkable stories of courage and resilience. Today the Governor of Queensland presented medals to 25 of those people for outstanding acts of bravery. Imogen Baker reports.
We’re set to see two very big games this weekend. In AFL the Freemantle Dockers and the Hawthorn Hawks are preparing to fight hard for the title. Meanwhile in league the South Sydney Rabittohs are determined to not go down …
Today we had a taste of the hot weather to come around the South East, over the next few days. On Thursday, temperatures could reach 38 degrees. Harriet Harvey reports.