Day: May 7, 2015

QUT TV News – Thursday 7 May 2015

The headlines… Queensland’s Chief Justice has withdrawn from making judgment, in an appeal by the convicted murderer of Daniel Morcombe. Concerns have been raised in State parliament over the authority of some Queensland magistrates. Many Australian pensioners will be finding

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Chief Justice Carmody withdraws from judgement on Cowan appeal

Queensland’s Chief Justice has withdrawn from making judgment in an appeal by the convicted murderer of Daniel Morcombe. Justice Tim Carmody had been accused of potential bias by the defence. But at the start of today’s court proceedings, Justice Carmody

Posted in Courts, Crime, News, Politics, QUT News, Television

Queensland Parliament in legal mess over oaths

Concerns have been raised in State parliament over the authority of some Queensland magistrates. Those sworn in since April 2013 have been taking the incorrect oath while at least one hasn’t taken an oath at all. Chris Thompson reports.

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Federal Government announces pension revamp

Many Australian pensioners will be finding themselves better off after January 2017. The Federal Government says changes to the aged pension in next week’s budget will take from the rich and give to the poor. Laura Dixon reports.

Posted in Consumer, National, Politics, QUT News, Subject, Television

Prince Harry wraps up Defence Force tour with meet-and-greet

Sydney is just wild about Harry, Prince Harry, that is. A huge crowd outside the Opera House screamed out his name, posed for selfies with him, and one lucky primary teacher even got a royal hug. The meet-and-greet wrapped up

Posted in Defence, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Television, World

Urquhart remembered 10 years after Lockhart River crash

Queensland’s Police Service today honoured one of their own, Constable Sally Urquhart, who lost her life in the line of duty. Today marks the 10th anniversary since a small plane crashed at Lockhart River in the state’s far north, killing

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Queenslanders honoured at Order of Australia ceremony

One hundred and fifty Queenslanders are being honoured this week at award ceremonies at Government House. The recipients include lifesavers, mining experts, and everyday people. Kirsty Jarrett reports.

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Cutting-edge digital technology on display at IRL Festival

The very latest in digital technology went on show today at the Media Festival. Organisers say it is proof that Brisbane is fast becoming the leader of digital advances in Australia. Rebecca McDonough reports.

Posted in Arts, Media, News, QUT News, Science, Technology, Television

IRL festival will push Brisbane designers into the spotlight

By Lochy McIvor The Brisbane Powerhouse will play host to the IRL (In Real Life) Digital Festival and display a convergence of electronics and art for the next ten days. The event will feature interactive art and video game exhibits and will be used as

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Queensland’s female sporting leaders recognised in Honours List awards at Government House

By Eliza Buzacott-Speer Female sporting leaders dedicated to the development of recreational and competitive sport are among almost 150 Queenslanders receiving awards at Government House this week recognising their achievements.

Posted in Health, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Sport