Day: May 14, 2015

QUT TV News – Thursday 14 May 2015

The Queensland Government fears funding cuts to health and education will put pressure on our state’s economy. There’s a political war of words over the Budget changes to parental leave payments. Just like his Captain Jack Sparrow character Johnny Depp

Posted in News, QUT News, Television

Fears federal funding cuts will hit health and education

Federal Opposition leader Bill Shorten will deliver his budget reply in Canberra tonight. Small business has given the budget a thumbs up, but the Queensland Government fears funding cuts to health and education will put pressure on our state’s economy.

Posted in Arts, Education, Health, News, Politics, QUT News, State, Television

War of words on paid parental leave

A political war of words is brewing over the Budget changes to parental leave payments. Federal Labor has accused the Abbott Government of name-calling Australian mothers. Brittney Levinson reports.

Posted in Employment, Human Interest, National, News, Politics, QUT News, Television

Depp in deep water for smuggling dogs

It’s a battle royale involving a pirate a politician and two tiny pooches. And just like his Captain Jack Sparrow character, Johnny Depp is in deep water with authorities. Tobi Loftus reports.

Posted in Arts, Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Television, World

Suspicious package shuts down city

A police emergency shut down part of the inner city at peak hour this morning. The bomb squad was called in, but a suspicious package was later pronounced harmless. James Bullock reports.

Posted in Crime, Human Interest, National, News, QUT News, Television

South-east Queensland feels the cold

South East Queensland got an early taste of winter today with temperatures dipping to below freezing in some areas. It prompted a timely warning from fire authorities, for residents to carry out safety checks. Toby Crockford reports.

Posted in Human Interest, News, QUT News, State, Television, Weather

New risks to personal data

Despite a growing awareness of identity fraud. Australians are throwing caution to the wind when it comes to the second life of their devices. Nick Kelly reports.

Posted in Consumer, News, QUT News, Technology, Television

Camp aims to get more women into defence jobs

A life in the Air Force is being tested out first-hand by a group of teenagers. Young women with a passion for all things aviation are taking part in a four day flight camp at Amberley air base. Sophie Winter

Posted in Defence, Employment, News, QUT News, Television

Fresh anti-doping breach in NRL

Another potential doping scandal has hit Australian sport. Parramatta Eels’ forward Kenny Edwards could be facing a nine-month ban after allegedly taking a drug test for a teammate. Philippe Coquerand reports.

Posted in National, News, QUT News, Sport, Television

Crowds flock to Truck Show

More than 40-thousand visitors are expected to flock to to this year’s Brisbane Truck Show. We sent would-be truckie Sam Weston along, to take a look. Sam Weston reports.

Posted in Consumer, Employment, News, QUT News, Television