Day: May 13, 2015

QUT TV News – Wednesday 13 May 2015

The headlines… the Abbott government’s banking on “Tony’s tradies” to fire up the economy, last night, their second Federal Budget clearly targeted measures helping small business. Labor says the budget is all about the government positioning itself for an early

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Small business the big budget winners

The Abbott government’s banking on “Tony’s tradies” to fire up the economy. Last night, their aim of their second Federal Budget clearly targeted toward helping small business. And they hope to get a smoother post-budget ride than a year ago.

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‘Dull’ budget still a tough sell

Labor says the budget is all about the government positioning itself for an early election. The Prime Minister denies this and wasted no time delivering the sales pitch. Sam Weston reports.

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Budget gains mixed reviews in Queensland

Last night’s budget has met mixed reactions in Queensland. Small businesses say it will boost the economy, but there are warnings our health system could be worse off. Brittney Levinson reports.

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Flood victims remembered

Three members of the one family who died during Brisbane’s recent freak storm were emotionally farewelled today. The storm, one of one of the city’s most deadly, saw five people die on Brisbane roads. Bernard Thompson reports.

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El Nino likely to hit farmers hard

Scientists have declared that conditions in the Pacific are indicating another El Nino event. The coming dry conditions could mean that farmers already struggling with drought could face further pressure. James Bullock reports.

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Council readies students for jobs of tomorrow

Children as young as seven are being urged to learn the complex art of’coding’. Code is the ‘language’ used to create computer programs and websites, and even the Lord Mayor believes it will be a vital skill. Philippe Coquerand reports.

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