Gold Coast Indigenous active-wear startup could be the next big thing

Image: FAEBELLA Facebook

By Megan Dennis

Online production by Joseph Lam

Alisha Geary may seem like your normal university student, but behind the scenes, the young indigenous woman is running her start-up active-wear label, FAEBELLA.

The designs feature Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art on the fabric, with five per cent of sales going to the artist themselves.

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QUT TV News – Friday 26 May 2017

QUT News - Sorry Day

In the bulletin, the Prime Minister has issued a blunt warning to Australians supporting Islamic extremism: you will be targeted by police.

Australians across the country gathered to commemorate the annual ‘Sorry Day’.

If you’re in the market for your first home, State Treasurer Curtis Pitt is urging you to buy before June 30.

Some lucky Brisbane high school students have had a hands-on lesson in supersonic flight.

From weekend hobbyist and home DIY’er, to the most experienced of enthusiasts, they’ve all gathered for the Brisbane Wood Working show at the RNA.

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

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Australians come together to mark Sorry Day

Australians across the country gathered to commemorate the annual ‘Sorry Day’.

This year has special significance.

It’s 20 years since the “Bringing Them Home” report into the generations of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander children stolen from their families.

Jesse Gentle reports.

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First time home buyers urged to get in quick

If you’re in the market for your first home, State Treasurer Curtis Pitt is urging you to buy before June 30.

That’s the deadline to take advantage of an extra $5000 on top of the existing new home owners’ grant.

Ben Downie reports.

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Future top guns get a feel for flying fighter jets

Some lucky Brisbane high school students have had a hands-on lesson in supersonic flight.

They experienced what it was like to fly an air force fighter jet without even leaving the ground.

Brittany Graham, QUT News.

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Posted in Defence, Education, News, QUT News, Television, Transport

Woodworkers carving it up this weekend

From weekend hobbyist and home DIY’er, to the most experienced of enthusiasts.

They’ve all gathered for the Brisbane Wood Working show at the RNA.

Lexi Kehl reports.

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Johnathan Thurston distressed but hopeful after being ruled out for State of Origin game one

Written by Maudy Veltema

The visibly upset Rugby League legend arrives on a push bike with his head hanging low and his eyes looking sad.

Johnathan Thurston’s ongoing shoulder injury has ruled him out for the first game of his final round of State of Origin after weeks of wide speculation.

Thurston holds a record of 36 straight games since he first debuted for Queensland in 2005.

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QUT TV News – Thursday 25 May 2017

QUT News - Adani protest

In the bulletin, a large and loud crowd of activists held an anti-Adani protest outside Queensland’s Parliament House.

Brisbane morning tea lovers are on a mission to help fight cancer.

It’s forty years, since ‘Star Wars’ first hit the silver screen, launching into our lives forever.

And Champion five-eighth Jonathan Thurston is officially out of State of Origin Game One.

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

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Protesters demand Qld Government rejects Adani deal

A large and loud crowd of activists held an anti-Adani protest outside Queensland’s Parliament House.

They’re demanding the Government reject a special royalties deal for the giant mine company.

Lily Greer reports.

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Humble cuppa raises thousands for cancer research

Brisbane morning tea lovers are on a mission to help fight cancer.

Already they’ve raised $700,000 for the Cancer Council and there’s more to come.

Sarah Cawte reports.

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Posted in Education, Health, Human Interest, National, News, QUT News, Television