Day: May 5, 2016

QUT TV News – Thursday 5 May 2016

The headlines, the stage is set for a three-way showdown in the Queensland Liberal National party-room tomorrow after leadership rumblings this week. Bill Shorten will tonight give his budget reply. The federal government has confirmed the death of Australia’s most

LNP leadership lurch

Lawrence Springborg's days as leader of the LNP could soon be over.

The stage is set for a three-way showdown in the Queensland Liberal National party-room tomorrow, after leadership rumblings this week. Former League referee Tim Mander and former Treasurer Tim Nicholls will both challenge Lawrence Springborg. Sam Mortimer reports.

PUP announcement comes under fire

A day after announcing he won’t contest his seat of Fairfax, Clive Palmer has named the new candidates for his Palmer United Party. Things were going smoothly until he was confronted over his Townsville refinery. Jacob Miley reports.

Budget reply overshadowed by looming election

Bill Shorten will tonight give his budget reply. The Opposition Leader is expected to talk up Labor’s election bid, after today admitting that the campaigning really began long ago. Ashleigh Whittaker reports.

Students protest in class production

Students at QUT involved in a protest, but not what you think.

QUT’s Kelvin Grove campus looked like an industrial battlefield for a few hours today. Seemingly angry and aggressive students chanted protest slogans and left onlookers wondering what all the fuss was about. Laura English reports.

Queensland steps up for domestic violence

A record number of Brisbaneites spoke with there feet overnight supporting an end to domestic violence. Their walking marathon is called Darkness to Daylight. It’s 110 kilometres long, one kilometre for each person who will die every year as a

Petition to improve domestic violence prosecution

Rosie Batty is campaigning for changes to help combat domestic violence.

Former Australian of the Year Rosie Batty continued her campaign against domestic violence in Brisbane. Her 11 year old son was killed by his father. Now she’s spearheading a national campaign for major changes to Family Law. Rosie Kirby reports.

Carton and Collingwood ready for clash

The longest rivalry in AFL’s history is on once again this weekend with Carlton taking on Collingwood. And in NRL, the Australian squad is gearing up for a great clash with the Kiwis. Lewis Wiseman reports.

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