Why are women still dying in childbirth?

Written by Keira Wallace

According to the World Health Organisation more than 800 women die every day due to complications from giving birth.

Countries such as Uganda, Afghanistan and Tanzania account for more than 95 percent of these deaths.

The Birthing Kit Foundation in partnership with World Vision Vision Sisters are trying to reduce these statistics through supply of clean birthing kits.

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QUT TV News – Friday 3 June 2016

The headlines, Queensland’s south east is on a severe weather alert.

South East Queensland is today five hours closer to Canada, a new direct international flight could boost tourism and economic relationships.

Acting Premier Jackie Trad has turned the first sod on a $170 million office tower in Fortitude Valley.

It’s the half-way mark in the Federal Election campaign.

‘The Big Issue’ is 20 years old today and Movie World turned 25.

QUT TV News is brought to you by Mary-Clare Simpson, Jack Gramenz and Paxton Roth.

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Wild weather to storm through south east Queensland

Queensland’s south east is on a severe weather alert. The State could be lashed by similar conditions to a killer storm in May last year. A low pressure trough is intensifying. It’s expected to bring heavy rain and damaging winds by tomorrow morning. Residents in flood prone suburbs have been told to prepare for flash flooding.

Emily Halverson reports.

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Canada plans finally take flight

Believe it or not, South East Queensland is today five hours closer to Canada. A new direct international flight could boost tourism and economic relationships.

Bryce Heaton reports.

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Building boom or saturation gloom?

Acting Premier Jackie Trad has turned the first sod on a $170 million office tower in Fortitude Valley.

This latest development comes as a leading economist warns the commercial and residential market is over-saturated.

Kaydan Howison reports.

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Turnbull brings backing for Briggs

It’s the half-way mark in the Federal Election campaign. Today, Bill Shorten’s been under pressure over his stance on business tax. While Malcolm Turnbull has come to the rescue of a former minister facing the loss of his seat.

Zarisha Bradley reports.

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Lord Mayor addresses nation’s Big Issue

‘The Big Issue’ is 20 years old today.

The magazine’s anniversary edition includes an extra 28 pages, highlighting key achievements over the past two decades.

Keira Wallace reports.

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Movie World celebrates 25 years in true Hollywood style

Movie World turned 25 today. Tweety Bird, Bugs Bunny and a host of superheroes and Hollywood stars, turned out to wish the theme park a happy birthday.

Samantha Cheney reports.

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CIP2: Staff and students jump for joy

Now, the final of our three special reports, on QUT’s new Creative Industries Precinct. We look at how the space measures up for those who use it every day the students and teachers.

Adriana Mageros reports.

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QUT TV News – Thursday 2 June 2016

The headlines, it was the moment families had waited decades for the remains of 33 Australians, most service personnel, were returned to home soil.

Sam Thaiday has come under fire for his ‘virginity’ post-match Origin reference.

The Weather Bureau’s warning of treacherous conditions this weekend.

The State Government has twelve million dollars up for grabs, for bayside councils. It will help the coastal communities combat the impact of rising sea levels.

Malcolm Turnbull campaigned in Liberal Territory and fended off criticisms of his Budget.

What do you get when you combine unrequited love with a blood-thirsty plant? It’s the gleefully gruesome cult musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors.

QUT TV News is brought to you by Jack Gramenz, Paxton Roth and Mary-Clare Simpson.

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