QUT TV News – Wednesday 25 May 2016

The headlines, the Salvation Army’s latest Social Impact Survey says many people are going without basic necessities, just to pay for a roof over their heads.

An embarrassing gaffe in the Federal election campaign today as a Liberal minister, accidentally praised the wrong leader.

Dairy farmers rallied around the country to protest milk price cuts and they’re not happy with new Government incentives for the struggling industry.

A new logbook app, could mean L Platers won’t stall in trying to get their hours up.

There’s a new way to encourage parents to get kids under the age of three active and outside.

In sport, the Maroons Origin team are firmly entrenched at their Gold Coast training camp while the Blues are bunkered down in Coffs Harbour ahead of next week’s Origin game one.

It was a disappointing day for Australian rowing, with both the men’s and women’s Eights failing to qualify for the Rio Olympics.

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Salvos’ survey finds families are going without basics

The Salvation Army’s latest Social Impact Survey paints a grim picture for those on welfare, and the country’s lowest income earners. Many are going without basic necessities just to pay for a roof over their heads.

Hannah Kotaidis reports.

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Government gaffe as finance minister forgets his leader

The focus of the Federal election campaign moved to Melbourne today with both leaders in the same city, and the embarrassing gaffe of the day came from the Government side. A Liberal minister, accidentally praised the wrong leader.

Toby Crockford reports.

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New dairy support packages not enough

Dairy farmers rallied around the country, to protest milk price cuts. They say it’s placed their livelihoods under siege and they’re not happy with new Government incentives for the struggling industry.

Jack Gramenz reports.

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Learner app helps drivers shift gears

A new logbook app, could mean L-Platers won’t stall trying to get their hours up. And they’ll learn an important road safety message too.

Joseph Byrne reports.

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Toddler app to get kids active outside

There’s a new way to encourage parents to get kids under the age of three active and outside. The Grow with Nature Play app has 99 different things to stimulate toddlers.

Kinshu Jain reports.

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The Maroons gather in camp ahead of Origin game

The Maroons Origin team is tonight firmly entrenched at their Gold Coast training camp. Coach Kevin Walters has included two debutantes in the Queensland side, named last night.

Charlie Hodgetts reports.

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NSW Origin camp getting down to business

Both State of Origin squads are now in their respective training camps. The Maroons are on the Gold Coast. While the Blues are getting down to business in Coffs Harbour.

Charles Hodgetts reports.

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Rowing eights fail to qualify for Rio

It was a disappointing day for Australian rowing, with both the men’s and women’s Eights failing to qualify for the Rio Olympics. This is the first time in almost 70 years, that we won’t be represented in the men’s Eight event.

Isabella Pilbeam reports.

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QUT TV News – Tuesday 24 May 2016

The headlines, hiccups and the point-scoring continue on the Federal Campaign trail.

Julie Bishop, was in New Farm today reinforcing the Liberal “jobs and growth” mantra.

The State Government is considering raiding the state’s $30 billion public service Defined Benefits Scheme.

Nine of Brisbane’s worst traffic black spots should soon be a whole lot safer.

We all hate being stuck in traffic, but soon drivers could be automatically pre-warned of congestion.

It was another exciting day on the water at the Olympic qualification regatta in Switzerland.

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