QUT TV News – Friday 22 September 2017

In the bulletin, Police have charged a man, after he allegedly head butted former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, in Hobart.

South East Queensland is set for scorching weather, with temperatures forecast to reach well into the 30s.

The weather is also causing health problems, with an early start to hay fever season.

Apple’s latest iPhone has been launched in Brisbane.

A big weekend for AFL and NRL prelim finals.

And the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast will showcase para-sport in a way that’s never been seen before.

This edition of QUT News is brought to you by Ben Downie, Lily Nothling and Charmaine Mifsud.

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Man charged for allegedly assaulting Abbott

Police have charged a man, after he allegedly head butted former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, in Hobart.

He’s been granted conditional bail.

Georgia Garland reports.

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Summer comes early for Queensland

South East Queensland is set for scorching weather, with temperatures forecast to reach well into the 30s.

And there’s a severe bushfire threat.

Rob Lutton reports.

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Weather warning for Asthma sufferers

The weather is causing health problems, with an early start to hay fever season.

It’s a double whammy for some, as the flu continues to take its toll.

Kate McCormack reports.

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New iPhone launched in Brisbane

Apple’s latest iPhone has been launched in Brisbane.

The tech giant has also released its latest watch, which is already in big demand.

John Hui reports.

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Broncos ready for a major Storm

The Brisbane Broncos are preparing for what will almost certainly be their toughest game so far this season.

The battered local side take on an in-form Storm, in Melbourne, for the right to play in the Grand Final.

Tim Shepherd reports.

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Richmond fans gear up for MCG Final

The Cats meet the Crows tonight in the first AFL preliminary final.

But the big interest is Saturday’s match.

If Richmond take that win, they’ll make their first grand final appearance in 35 years.

Matthew Hinchen reports.

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Paralympians ready for biggest, most inclusive Commonwealth Games

Para athletes have battled to be recognised for decades.

But next year the Gold Coast will showcase para-sport in a way that’s never been seen before.

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will feature 45 per cent more athletes and 73 per cent more medals than Glasgow.

For para athletes it will be a landmark event.

Annie Pullar reports.

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QUT TV News – Thursday 21 September 2017

In the bulletin, volunteers and doctors work around the clock, as the death toll exceeds 230 following the Mexico earthquake.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he’s commitment to Queensland but his message was overshadowed by a Coalition MP dropping the f-bomb.

A Brisbane company claims line honours in the race to make the world’s first commercially available solar-powered car.

An art exhibition that’s guaranteed to shock is coming to GOMA.

The Broncos have arrived in Melbourne for the grand final qualifier against the Storm.

And a giraffe takes a special road trip across Australia.

This edition of QUT News is brought to you by Lily Nothling, Charmaine Mifsud and Ben Downie.

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PM’s message overshadowed by MP’s f-bomb

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reiterated his commitment to Queensland in Brisbane today.

But his message of ‘jobs and growth’ was interrupted by a Coalition MP dropping the f-bomb.

Marisa Kuhlewein reports.

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