Day: May 3, 2016

QUT TV News – Tuesday 3 May 2016

The headlines, NRL’s Parramatta Eels have come under fire today, following a preliminary finding that the Club is in breach of salary cap rules. “Postcard Bandit” Brenden Abbott WILL be extradited to Western Australia. Treasurer Scott Morrison has described his

Eels’ slippery salary cap scandal

The NRL has accused Parramatta’s salary-cap masterminds of being in denial. Today, they stripped all the Eels twelve competition points accrued this year, and slapped them with a one million dollar fine. The Club breached its salary cap in five

Budget billions expected to boost businesses

In just under half an hour, Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison will deliver his first budget. He says it will focus on jobs and economic growth. And he promises a budget that will be important for all Australians. Annie Pullar reports.

Uber urges Queensland Government to stop horsing around

Twenty-first century ride share provider Uber has travelled back in time to deliver a message to the Queensland government. It’s part of the company’s campaign for legitimacy as MPs prepare for a crucial vote on the issue. Ashleigh Whittaker reports.

Brisbane’s ICB upgrade to cut congestion

Brisbane’s Inner City Bypass is to receive a major upgrade in a bid to ease the city’s peak-hour congestion. The Lord Mayor says people who use buses will be the big winners. Sam Mortimer reports.

Aerospace plan to boost Queensland’s economy

Brisbane could one day be the aerospace capital of the Asia-Pacific. The State Government says with business help, their new development plan, will create thousands of jobs. Jacob Miley reports.

Battle for Brisbane town crier

Brisbane finally has an official town crier. The winner was selected after the final contestants competed in a cry-off in King George Square. Lewis Wiseman reports.

Postcard bandit to be extradited

“Postcard Bandit” Brenden Abbott will be extradited to Western Australia. WA police are readying to fly to Brisbane, to take the notorious bank robber and escapee into custody. Elise Whittaker reports.