Day: May 6, 2015

QUT TV News – Wednesday 6 May 2015

The headlines… shock changes in Australia’s main minority party, as Greens leader Christine Milne announces her resignation. Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten was in Brisbane today to see the very latest in medical innovation and technology. Six robbers remain on

Greens party leader quits

Shock changes today in Australia’s main minority party, The Greens. Leader Christine Milne announced her resignation. Richard Di Natale was elected unopposed, as the new leader. And Adam Bandt became a casualty of the party’s vote, losing his spot as

Shorten says science funding a must

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten was in Brisbane today to see the very latest in medical innovation and technology. He says, it shows what’s possible in Australia and criticised the Abbott Government for not putting science funding at the fore-front.

Crimes spate overnight in South East Queensland

Six robbers remain on the run after three separate incidents in south-east Queensland. In Everton Park, staff were left terrified after gun-wielding bandits forced their way into a hotel. Laura Dixon reports.

Garbos protest doco ‘rubbish’

Angry garbos blockaded the SBS this morning. They were protesting a new documentary which has been accused of poking fun at western Sydney residents. Chris Thompson reports.

Mater private cuts the ribbon on new children’s wing

The Mater Children’s Hospital has unveiled its new paediatric facility for sick kids. The 20-bed ward will work with the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital to provide the very best in patient care. Chloe Brice reports.

Google self-diagnosis poses risks

‘Googling’ medical symptoms on the internet doesn’t always find trustworthy results. A QUT researcher is working to improve search engine results so they return the most relevant health information. Carla Howarth reports.

Greg Bird faces hefty ban

Gold Coast Titans player, Greg Bird, is facing a hefty eight-match ban, after he received a throwing charge last weekend. Last night, the AFL Tribunal disciplined Hawthorn captain, Luke Hodge, for striking. Kirsty Jarrett reports.

Cirque inspired art complete

A vibrant urban art project commissioned by Cirque du Soleil┬áhas been completed. Four pillars alongside Coronation Drive are now adorned with murals inspired by Cirque’s latest show Totem. Laura Dixon reports.

Plans to improve search engine results as more people turn to ‘Dr Google’

┬áStory by Edwina Seselja A study from the Queensland University of Technology’s Information Systems School has found seeking medical advice through a quick Google search is not an effective treatment plan. Researchers now aim to ease the headache for doctors,