Nine News Brisbane

Nine News Brisbane

Queensland's nightly 6.00pm news with @Loftea and @9MelissaDownes. Simulcast on River 94.9FM. Community Guidelines:

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A dark cloud is hanging over the Queensland Christmas holidays after Annastacia Palaszczuk refused to commit to a vaccine target that would see the state reopen its borders. #9News 

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has met with the leaders of the US, Japan and India for the first face-to face meeting of the Quad nations in the White House. #9News 

Another person has sadly died from #COVID19  in Victoria as the state recorded its highest daily increase this year, with 847 new local infections in the past 24 hours.

Protesters are vowing to take to the streets of Melbourne again for a sixth day as authorities attempt to thwart their plans to descend upon the CBD. #9News 

Queensland has recorded one new local COVID-19 case, as the state's vaccine effort is again ramped up. The new case is a young child who is a close contact of a previous infection. READ MORE: #COVID19  #9News 

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China's central bank has declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal, stepping up a campaign to block use of unofficial digital money. #9News 

A local has paid $110,000 cash for a lock-up garage in Surfers Paradise. The garage space works out at just over $5,000 per square metre. @zaphski  #9News 

A Sydney skyscraper has been named the winner of the Skyscraper Award, a prize given to the best new tall building in the world. #9News  DETAILS HERE:

The former chairman of China's most valuable drinks maker, Kweichow Moutai, has been sentenced to life in prison after a court found him guilty of taking bribes. #9News 


BREAKING: Former basketball star Kobe Bryant has reportedly been killed in a helicopter crash. #9News 

HEARTBREAKING: A Queensland woman has been REFUSED entry into her home state after attending her mother's funeral in Victoria. It comes as sporting families were allowed into the state despite the Queensland Government’s hotel quarantine ban. #9News 

#BREAKING : A man has been killed in a shark attack at Greenmount Beach on the Gold Coast @kathrynforan  MORE: #9News 

He apologised publicly and told the nation he would step down from all Parliamentary roles immediately. Now, Andrew Laming is staying put and claims he’s done nothing wrong– all with the support of the PM and LNP party. @PeterFegan7  investigates. #9News 

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington posted a video to Facebook encouraging Queenslanders to buy local. In doing so, she is seen handling twenty different supermarket products and placing them all back on shelves. #9News 

RFS Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has said that he was never told about the Prime Minister's decision to deploy three thousand military personnel. #9News 

#BREAKING : Greater Brisbane will enter a three-day LOCKDOWN as the state investigates the presence of the UK strain o #COVID19  in the community #9News 

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The Morrison Government has been accused of political corruption and pork barrelling, pummeling millions of dollars for car parks and road upgrades into its own seats, including the Treasurer's. @jekearsley  #9News 

Doctors are losing confidence in the government's response to the coronavirus crisis amid "constantly changing" announcements and backdowns, the President of WA's Australian Medical Association has said. #9News