Day: May 21, 2015

QUT TV News – Thursday 21 May 2015

The headlines… Daniel Morcombe’s killer will stay in jail. The Court of Appeal this afternoon dismissed Brett Cowan’s appeal of his murder conviction. An air bag fault which has caused a number of deaths has sparked the largest-ever global car

Daniel Morcombe’s killer remains behind bars

Daniel Morcombe’s killer will stay in jail. The Court of Appeal this afternoon dismissed Brett Cowan’s appeal of his murder conviction. A sentencing appeal was also thrown out, meaning the case is effectively over. Joshua Bristow reports.

Deadly airbag fault forces car recall

An air bag fault which has caused a number of deaths… has sparked the largest-ever global car recall. In Australia, more than half-a-million vehicles have already been recalled. And the manufacturer of the air bag, now faces calls for a

Qld Treasurer under fire for recession claim

Queensland’s Treasurer says the state is officially in an economic recession, laying the blame clearly at the Opposition’s feet. But he’s come under fire from the LNP and the business community. Saffi Kerezsy reports.

Pell denies all accusations

He may be at the Vatican, but Cardinal George Pell is certainly feeling the heat from the Royal Commission into child abuse. Today, he released a statement denying all the accusations levelled against him. Tegan Atkins reports.

Budget needs bipartisan approach

A week on from the Federal Budget changes to the paid parental leave scheme are still causing headaches for the Abbott government. There’s now increasing pressure on the government to take a more bipartisan approach. Sam Mortimer reports.

Brisbane cleans-up on recycling

If you live in Brisbane recycling what you no longer want, has never been easier. And a brand new drive-through and drop-off station, allows you to do it for free. Max Shochet reports.

Kids get hands-on for discovery day

The Ekka is still 78 sleeps away, but today Brisbane school children were shown exactly what it’s is all about. More than 700 students visited Rural Discovery Day to learn all about life in the country. Anna Grohn reports.

Eels face massive fine for salary cap breaches

The Parramatta Eels have been slapped with a huge fine, for salary cap breaches. And in AFL, Carlton will have to overcome some poor form to beat an old rival. Daniel Winters reports.

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