Day: May 4, 2016

QUT TV News – Wednesday 4 May 2016

The headlines, the budget has delivered for small business and the jobless young, but critics say it will hit families and students hard. Clive Palmer has announced he’s quitting his seat of Fairfax. Queensland’s peak bicycle lobby group has warned

Turnbull Government delivers first budget

Having an economy thriving off innovation rather than resources has been one of the goals of this year’s budget. The Government says average Australians will benefit from stronger economic growth rather than handouts. Ashleigh Whittaker reports.

Budget blasted for being ‘bland’

The budget has delivered for small business and the jobless young. But critics say it will hit families and students hard. Scott Morrison’s budget has been called ‘bland,’ ‘not enough’ and the dawn of a ‘class war’. Rosie Kirby reports.

Pitt displeased, wants more from Morrison

So what does the budget mean for Queensland? The Queensland Government didn’t expect a lot from Scott Morrison’s first budget and its expectations were met. Treasurer Curtis Pitt is upset the word ‘Queensland’ was not mentioned once during last night’s

Palmer not running for Fairfax in Federal election

Clive Palmer has announced he’s quitting his seat of Fairfax. But now there’s speculation he has the Senate in his sights, although the normally outspoken MP was pretty coy on that. Jacob Miley reports.

Burst water main stalls Melbourne commuters

As if Melbourne’s wild weather yesterday didn’t stir up enough of a storm. A water main burst in the city’s north this morning, creating havoc for morning commuters. Laura English reports.

Warnings issued over optional helmets

Queensland’s peak bicycle lobby group has warned against moves to hold a helmet free trial in parts of Brisbane. The Deputy Mayor supports voluntary helmet laws in low-risk areas but says a proposed trial depends on the outcome of a

Pressure mounts on Parramatta

The Parramatta Eels need to slash more than half a million dollars from their playing roster for any chance of reaching the NRL finals. And in AFL, the Gold Coast Suns have called on captain Gary Ablett to lift his

Mudder just got tougher

One of Australia’s most physically and mentally challenging obstacle courses will be run in Brisbane this weekend. And this year’s “Tough Mudder” is going to be even tougher, with three new obstacles sure to test the thousands of competitors. Elise

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