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The 2015 QUT Journalism Awards were held on Friday 30 October at QUT Kelvin Grove.

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QUT TV News – Friday 23 October 2015

Friends of Brisbane woman Maureen Boyce have begun paying tribute to the popular socialite. Police are continuing to investigate how the former model and Fashions on the Field enthusiast died.

Surprising new research data shows a significant drop in the death rate from certain cancers in Queensland women.

The Moreton Bay Regional Council wants to develop a university campus in Petrie.

The garage sale – it’s now become part of Australian life and this weekend across the country there’ll be 13,000 garage sales in a huge organised environmental event.

Drama at QUT has a rich history dating back more than half a century. A brand new Creative Industries Precinct currently nearing completion promises an exciting future, but it also means a piece of the Uni’s history will close its doors forever.

Many of Brisbane’s Fitness fanatics are preparing for a big weekend. They’ll be flexing their muscles at the Fitness and Health Expo.

Champion Horse Trainer Chris Waller, could be a triple threat in Saturday’s Cox Plate.

QUT TV News is brought to you by Jorgia White, Emilia Hutchinson and Deon Savage.

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Police looking for clues in socialite’s death

Friends of Brisbane woman Maureen Boyce have begun paying tribute to the popular socialite.

Police are continuing to investigate how the former model and Fashions on the Field enthusiast died.

Paxton Roth reports.

Read on » Police looking for clues in socialite’s death

Cancer screening still vitally important

Surprising new research data shows a significant drop in the death rate from certain cancers in Queensland women.

It comes as women gear up for the nation’s annual Pink Ribbon Day.

Cassandra Dimitroff reports.

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Site proposed for Moreton Bay Uni

The Moreton Bay Regional Council wants to develop a university campus in Petrie.

It’s already working with several tertiary bodies and has the backing of some planning experts.

Gizelle Ghidella reports.

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Bargains galore on the ‘Garage Sale Trail’

The garage sale – it’s now become part of Australian life.

Popular both with people seeking a bargain, or wanting to make a dollar.

And this weekend across the country there’ll be 13,000 garage sales in a huge organised environmental event.

Eden Richards reports.

Read on » Bargains galore on the ‘Garage Sale Trail’

Local theatre marks the end of an era

Drama at QUT has a rich history dating back more than half a century.

And a brand new Creative Industries Precinct currently nearing completion promises an exciting future, but it also means a piece of the Uni’s history will close its doors forever.

Toby Crockford reports.

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Tank takes on firetruck in strongman stunt

Many of Brisbane’s Fitness fanatics are preparing for a big weekend.

They’ll be flexing their muscles at the Fitness and Health Expo, where today one of Brisbane’s strongest men took on a 30 tonne fire truck.

Sam Kolhapuri reports.

Read on » Tank takes on firetruck in strongman stunt

Waller confident ahead of Cox Plate

Champion Horse Trainer Chris Waller, could be a triple threat in Saturday’s Cox Plate.

The Sydney based trainer has three top chances of winning the $3 million race.

Toby Crockford reports.

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Police make double murder link

There’s been a crucial breakthrough in the murder mystery of a mother and her young daughter whose remains were found in two States and five years apart.

Detectives made the double murder link, after tip-offs and DNA testing.

Cassandra Dimitroff reports.

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