QUT TV News – Monday 22 May 2017

QUT News - Rego up

In the bulletin, keeping your car on the road is about to get harder, with the cost of rego going up again in July.

Queensland Rail will undergo a new round of improvements to make travel safer and easier.

There’s been some big surprises in Maroons coach, Kevin Walters Origin team for game one.

And the Woolloongabba Art Gallery has a new exhibition.

This edition of QUT News is brought to you by Reece D’Alessandro, Samantha Cheney and Lily Nothling.

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Rego price driven up

Keeping your car on the road is about to get harder, with the cost of rego going up again in July.

The state’s leading motoring body has slammed the rise, saying it’ll stretch household budgets.

Joseph Ogilvie reports.

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Queensland Rail to undergo a new round of improvements

Queensland Rail will undergo a new round of improvements to make travel safer and easier.

Included will be an upgrade of 10 stations and more drivers.

Mark Zita reports.

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Ballot for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games tickets about to close

The countdown to the 2018 Commonwealth Games is on.

Eleven months out the first round of tickets are already sold out.

But if you missed out, don’t give up hope just yet.

Bryce Heaton reports.

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An artist’s view

The Woolloongabba Art Gallery has a new exhibition.

What makes this show unique?

The artist is almost blind.

Lily Greer reports.

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State acts to clamp down on puppy farms

By Cayla Marchant

Produced for online by Melissa Mackay

Source: Pixabay

A new register for dog breeders will be introduced this week, following increasing concern for the welfare of puppies being sold within Queensland.

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Commission aims to tackle Queensland obesity

By Charlotte Tully

Produced for online by Elisabeth Moss

Queensland is set to launch the Healthy Future Commission in an attempt to combat the obesity crisis. Read more ›

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Scientists develop muffins to tackle cholesterol

by Tamika Seeto

Produced for online by Melissa Mackay

Source: Pixabay

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but in this case a muffin might do the trick.

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New anklet gives confidence to the incontinent

Written by Annie Pullar

Produced online by Kurravi Piggott

Nyree McKenzie (centre) on stage with MIT’s Bill Aulet, an entrepreneur turned educator at the Global Entrepreneurship boot camp in Brisbane.

A device to help brain to bladder function among geriatric patients is one of the newest medical innovations being hatched in Brisbane.

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Australians fall victim to revenge porn

By Zarisha Bradley

Produced for online by Elisabeth Moss

One in five Australians have fallen victim to “image-based abuse”, commonly known as revenge porn, a joint study by Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Monash University has found.

The research showed women are more likely than men to experience the abuse, which includes having  sexual or nude images taken without consent.

source: Unsplash

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