Month: May 2015

Tyrone Sevilla: The Boy who Won

By Tobi Loftus For 10-year-old Tyrone Sevilla and his mother Maria, a long and painful journey is about to come to an end. Late last year the Immigration Department denied Maria’s request for a Skilled Regional Provisional visa, on the

North Lakes locals voice concern for their bouncy neighbours

By Tom Sharman North Lakes locals are calling for a dedicated wildlife haven to be constructed for the local kangaroo population, who have been displaced by large residential expansion in the area.

Are teachers and parents equally important to children’s education?

By Edwina Seselja Federal funding is shining the spotlight on teachers but one parenting body says more attention should be given to the role of guardians, to improve Australia’s education standards.

Youth radio in Papua New Guinea set for a shake up with launch of Tribe FM

By Eliza Buzacott-Speer With half the population under the age of 25, the youth of Papua New Guinea are those who will feel the effects of the country’s current rapid development. They want to be heard but until now have

QUT TV News – Friday 22 May 2015

Australia’s roads, rail and ports need a serious cash injection, or traffic jams will cost us $53 billion dollars annually within 15 years. The Infrastructure Australia report revealed concerns over how Queensland will cope with future population growth. Treasurer Joe

National report warns of congestion crunch

Australia’s roads, rail and ports need a serious cash injection, or traffic jams will cost us $53 billion dollars annually within 15 years. The first comprehensive audit of the nation’s infrastructure warns we’ll have to get used to paying higher

Queensland roads face future of congestion

The Infrastructure Australia report revealed concerns over how Queensland will cope with future population growth. Top of the list? Our already congested traffic networks. Lewis Wiseman reports.

Hockey in Brisbane on budget business

Treasurer Joe Hockey is in town spruiking the Budget. He’s encouraging everyone to “get in and have a go” in the emerging Asian market. Sam Mortimer reports.

RSPCA wages war on puppy farms

The RSPCA estimates that 95% of dogs sold in pet shops come from puppy farms or backyard breeders. They want urgent action now to stop the practice. Tegan Atkins reports.

Boat show makes waves

Recreational boating in Queensland is big business, worth billions of dollars, and the opening of the Gold Coast marine expo this weekend reinforces that. Sarah Dean reports.

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