Day: May 5, 2015

QUT TV News – Tuesday 5 May 2015

The headlines… the first real sittings of the Queensland parliament since Labor won power in January got underway today. The state government’s launched an inquiry into whether the Moreton Bay Rail Link worsened last Friday’s flooding, north of Brisbane. Wealthier

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Gordon scandal dominates State Parliament

The first real sittings of the Queensland Parliament since Labor won power in January got underway today. And there was attack and counter attack by both major parties. But the former Labor MP and now controversial independent Billy Gordon stole

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The live Logies was enjoyed by the stars but not by the viewers:

By Heidi Sheehan, Edited for online by Tom Sharman It is supposed to be Australian TV’s ‘Night of Nights’ as stars of the small screen suited-up, donning their finest gowns for the 57th annual TV Week Logie Awards. But the

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Government launches inquiry following Friday’s floods

The State Government’s launched an inquiry into whether the Moreton Bay Rail Link worsened last Friday’s flooding, north of Brisbane. And more home-owners will now be eligible for hardship payments, as the massive cleanup continues. Rebecca McDonough reports.

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Pensioners in Government’s sights

Wealthier pensioners are in the Federal Government’s sights. A tougher assets test is under consideration. It could see 200,000 people cut off, from even a part-pension. Carla Howarth reports.

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Union blasts teacher shortage

By Lewis Wiseman, Edited for online by Tom Sharman. More than 70 unregistered teachers have been employed under the Permission to Teach exemptions In Queensland schools in 2014.

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Asthma specialists gather to tackle Australia’s high death rates

The world’s leading asthma specialists gathered in Brisbane to examine new ways to manage the condition. While Australia has one of the highest asthma death rates in the world, patients often don’t recognise the seriousness of their disease. Jess Lodge

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Toxic blaze continues to smoke out Adelaide

Firefighters in Adelaide believe a blaze in a recycling dump could burn for days and carry toxic smoke over the city. The fire is contained but strong winds are still fanning the flames. Chloe Brice reports.

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Book celebrates 150 years of rail in Queensland

Rail travel in Queensland is 150-years-old. To celebrate the milestone, a new book tells tales of how rail helped develop a state, beginning in the city of Ipswich. Rachel Liang reports.

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Central West Queensland still struggling with drought

By Heidi Sheehan, Edited for online By Tom Sharman Despite heavy rainfall in South East Queensland, Central West Queensland continues to suffer from what some locals are calling the worst drought on record. Barcaldine mayor Rob Chandler says the drought

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