Brayden Heslehurst

Fires to burn around Brisbane

More than 400 hectares will be burnt off over 30 sites around Brisbane in coming months in an effort to prevent disaster in the bushfire season. Brisbane City Council says it has already done 16 burns of more than 200 hectares. The council plans to burn up to 417 hectares this year. The council’s hazard […]

Miami beats Bulls 83-80 in NBA thriller

In an amazing fourth-quarter comeback Miami Heat defeated the Chicago Bulls 83-80 last night to advance to the U.S. National Basketball Association finals. Miami returned to Chicago’s United Center holding a three games to one series lead and all the momentum following a tight overtime win back in Miami two days ago. But current most […]

Street poll: What do you think of Brisbane losing Wayne Bennett to Newcastle?

Former Brisbane Broncos and current St George-Illawarra coach Wayne Bennett has signed a four-year deal with the Newcastle Knights at a reported $2 million per season. He had previously been widely tipped to rejoin the Broncos. South Sydney was another club chasing his services. Newsbytes asked people in Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall what they thought […]

Games bid will help disaster recovery

Queensland’s quest for the Commonwealth Games would help people get over the disasters of 2011, Premier Anna Bligh said today. “It is important that we do not lose momentum but continue to seek out new opportunities for Queensland. That is why our government remains absolutely committed to our Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games bid,” she […]

Street poll: Can Ian Thorpe win gold again?

After four years in retirement, Ian Thorpe has announced his comeback to swimming and hopes to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. But can he win gold for Australia? Newsbytes visited Brisbane’s Queen St Mall to ask people that very question.

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