Day: October 13, 2014

Racial rant teen granted bail

The teenager filmed allegedly spitting on a train security officer during a racial rant, was granted bail this morning despite police objections. The man faced seven charges including assault occasioning bodily harm. Myles Holley reports.

Premier offers power sweetener

Queenslanders could soon see their electricity bills go down. The Newman Government’s proposing a $3.5 billion sweetener just in time for the State election. They say it’s to offset Labor’s costly solar bonuses. Celeste Skinner reports.

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Get ready and prepare for storm season

With the Summer storm season just weeks away many Queenslanders aren’t prepared for emergencies. So, a new TV advertising campaign was launched today, urging people to get ready. Kane Burgess reports.

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Curriculum goes back to basics

Aussie school students may be studying from a revised national curriculum, as early as 2016. A just-released review, proposes a range of changes to making learning, simpler. Saffi Kerezsy reports.

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JET-GO takes off

A new Australian domestic airline is about to take off, flying in the face of a financial down-turn for other carriers. Called JET-GO it will be based in Brisbane and connect passengers flying from Sydney to regional Queensland centres. Tobi

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Wallabies remain determined

Recent controversy surrounding the Wallabies has cast doubt they’ll emerge as winners against the All Blacks this Saturday. The team says they’re focusing on a united game play.front Caitlin Parker reports.

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Bathurst winner and losers

More drama and fallout from the Bathurst 1000 today. The Red Bull racing boss says Jamie Whincup ignored team orders to conserve fuel late in yesterday’s race. That, cost them victory when the car ran out of fuel. Eric Thorpe

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