Day: May 11, 2016

Netball storm brewing on the Sunshine Coast

Written by Bryce Heaton and edited for online by Toby Crockford The Melbourne Storm has today confirmed its plans to partner with the University of the Sunshine Coast in a bid to enter another Queensland-based netball franchise to rival the

Aurukun teachers evacuated after principal threatened with axe

Written by Jacob Miley and edited for online by Toby Crockford The school in the remote community of Aurukun will close for at least a week, with teachers being evacuated to Cairns amid safety concerns. The decision was made following

Queensland to host largest cricket tournament in four years

Written by Kinshu Jain and edited for online by Toby Crockford Townsville, Mackay and Brisbane will this winter host the largest cricket tournament to be held in Queensland since the 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Cricket Australia today confirmed

QUT TV News – Wednesday 11 May 2016

Terror boat in Queensland

The headlines, Five men including an islamic preacher, allegedly trying to join Islamic State, have been arrested in North Queensland. It’s day three of the federal election campaign and the battle for votes continues. Queensland unions are ramping up their

Tinnie terrorists arrested in Far North Queensland

Five men including an Islamic preacher, allegedly trying to join Islamic State have been arrested in North Queensland. They were reportedly under police surveillance when they traveled towards Cape York in a car, towing a tinnie. Kurravi Piggott reports.

Superannuation changes stir MPs anger

On day three of the federal election campaign it became clear the government’s changes to superannuation may come back to haunt it. Some backbenchers are said to be white hot with anger fearing they’ll lose votes and their concerns have

Labour hire companies under inquiry spotlight

Queensland unions are ramping up their campaign against what they claim are rogue labour hire companies and they are getting support from government with a parliamentary inquiry into the issue. Unions claim many employees are being shortchanged in wages and

$150 million support for Indigenous families

There are far more indigenous Queensland children needing state protection than any other group. So in a bid to close the gap, the state government is going to do more to keep Aboriginal and Islander families together. It believes it

Hospital services boosted to fight the flu

Queensland health officials warn we are facing one of the worst flu seasons ever and have boosted hospital services to cope. This year there are four different strains of influenza, so the government is increasing hospital services and nursing staff.

Mobile app aids skin cancer diagnosis

A mobile app to help detect skin cancer will soon be available to the public. Experts say early diagnosis is the key to treating the disease, in a state with one of the highest rates of skin cancers anywhere in

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