Buzza eyes AFL contract

TEGAN CLARKE The best AFL prospects from Queensland, New South Wales and the Northern Territory will meet in Sydney this weekend for physical testing as they fight for a professional contract in the upcoming 2015 draft. Each player's … [Read more...]

US Air Force 757 exciting sight for plane spotters

KRYSTAL GORDON Plane spotters say the highlight of the G20 was seeing the US Air force 757. YBBN Spotters Group Spokesperson Tim Hillier said it was an exciting opportunity to see planes from all over the world. He said he enjoys seeing the … [Read more...]

Lunchtime News Burst – 16 November 2014

Inge Hansen and Aleisha Owen bring you the latest news from the final day of The G20 Summit. … [Read more...]

Tense standoff at Roma St Parklands

LINDA BRADY A tense standoff near the Roma Street parklands just before 11.30 this morning as three teams of  armed police stopped and searched occupants of a vehicle which had tooted its horn in support of Aboriginal  protesters. The dozen … [Read more...]

Greens say climate change should be on top of the G20 agenda.

CRAIG L THOMSON Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters believes the next Federal election will be a "referendum on climate change". Speaking at the G20 People's March, the Greens Senator took a swipe at Prime Minister Tony Abbott's … [Read more...]

Labor wants inclusive growth and climate change action from G20

CRAIG THOMSON   Federal Member for Griffith Terri Butler says the Labor Party wants to see "real outcomes" on inclusive growth and climate change action from the G20 summit . In an extensive interview with The Source News, Ms Butler … [Read more...]

Protesters burn flag as sign of colonial oppression

Aboriginal protesters burned an Australian flag during a passionate decolonisation rally at Emma Miller Place today. Chanting "resist, revive, decolonise", the fired-up knot of about 100 protesters spoke emotionally about their links to the land … [Read more...]

South Sudan pleads for UN, US help

JOSHUA WELLS The South Sudanese Brisbane Assembly rallied through Brisbane today to calling on G20 leaders to act swiftly to end tensions in South Sudan. The protesters demanded the United Nations (UN) sever ties with South Sudan President … [Read more...]

Shorten slams Abbott on climate change

TOM MANN   Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten slammed Prime Minister Tony Abbott's attitude to climate change at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Brisbane today. The Labor frontman said Mr Abbott is putting domestic politics front and … [Read more...]

Nurses take to the water to call for Robin Hood tax

BRENT ROW An international alliance of nurses and midwives took to the Brisbane River this morning to call on G20 leaders to implement a “Robin Hood” tax. The boat performed a two-hour circuit of South Bank with nurses on board singing the tune … [Read more...]