Day: May 8, 2015

QUT TV News – Friday 8 May 2015

The headlines… Andrew Chan, the leader of the Bali Nine drug smugglers, was cremated in Sydney. Next week’s Federal Budget has earmarked $850 million to go to childcare services for disadvantaged children. A deadly dog virus is sweeping Queensland and

Andrew Chan’s funeral held in Sydney

Andrew Chan, the leader of the Bali Nine drug smugglers, was cremated today. More than 1,500 people attended the Sydney funeral and heard his own words in a eulogy condemning the death penalty. Chan was executed in Indonesia on April

Budget sets funds aside for childcare

Next week’s Federal Budget has earmarked $850 million to go to childcare services for disadvantaged children. The money will be spent on extra subsidies for families and communities to set up childcare facilities. Rachel Liang reports.

Queensland fire service aims for diversity

Queensland has 33 new firefighters, including seven women. Many will be posted to country areas to help boost regional services. Suraya Daly reports.

Queensland’s deadly canine virus outbreak

A deadly dog virus is sweeping Queensland. Veterinarians say the Parvo virus outbreak is the worst they have seen in a decade. Jess Lodge reports.

Competition crowns big cheese

What does it take to make the best cheese and ice-cream in the country? Well a unique breed of taste testing judges have made their decision here in Brisbane. Carla Howarth reports.

Mum’s the word this sunday

Everybody loves their mum and this Sunday is your chance to show it. Just exactly what she might like comes down to personal taste. But there are always the traditional favourites. Chloe Brice reports.

What’s on in Brisbane this Mother’s Day weekend

If you want to know what’s on in Brisbane this weekend, here’s Nick Kelly with some ideas on what to do. It’s big weekend ahead, especially spoiling all our Mums on Sunday. Hi Mum! But first let’s kick off with

Graduates help shape the future of the fire service

By Tom Sharman The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services today welcomed the 33 new graduates, who will fill positions throughout Queensland.

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