Entries by Louise Donnelly

School bus services will be exempt from Friday’s Qld strike

School bus services will be exempt from Friday’s strike by Brisbane’s disgruntled council bus drivers. It’s part of lengthy industrial action against their employers. The Rail Tram and Bus Union – which is negotiating for safer buses, a wage increase and a new roster – says drivers will strike throughout the day on Friday. The […]

Brisbane’s council bus drivers will take industrial action today

Brisbane’s disgruntled council bus drivers will take industrial action against their employers by refusing to take fares today. The Rail Tram and Bus Union – wants safer buses, a wage increase and a new roster. It says drivers will refuse to collect fares throughout today. The drivers stopped work for two hours, last Tuesday and […]

Mark Philippoussis’ Father expected to spend another night in jail

The father of former Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis is expected to spend at least one more night inside San Diego’s tough Central Jail. Nick Philippoussis was expected to be arraigned and apply for bail in a California court yesterday after his arrest on multiple child molestation counts. The 68-year-old lives and works as a […]

Train delays this morning, multiple stations affected

There are train delays this morning, due to a problem with an overhead power line at Roma Street Station. The Airport, Beenleigh, Caboolture, Cleveland, Doomben, Ferny Grove, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Redcliffe Peninsula, Shorncliffe, Springfield, and Sunshine Coast line trains are affected in both directions. Commuters can expect delays of up to 45 minutes. Technicians are […]

Tialeigh Palmer’s foster brother to be sentenced in court today

One of the foster brothers of slain Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer will be sentenced in a Logan court. Joshua Thorburn, pleaded guilty in November 2016 to charges of perjury and perverting the course of justice, following the death of Tiahleigh in October 2015. The 21 year-old is due to be sentenced at the Beenleigh District […]