Day: May 12, 2016

QUT TV News – Thursday 12 May 2016

Gerard and Allison Baden-Clay

The headlines, Gerard Baden-Clay will face an appeal over his downgraded murder charge. An outlaw motorcycle gang leader is back in Brisbane facing murder charges after being extradited from Serbia. Sixteen people were taken to hospital after a tourist boat

‘Gay panic’ to be abolished

Written by Lucy Ross, edited for online by Keira Wallace Queensland will join the majority of Australian states with plans to remove┬áthe ‘gay panic’ defence from the Criminal Code. The Homosexual Advance Defence, also known as ‘gay panic’, has been

Baden-Clay murder conviction could be reinstated after High Court win

Gerard Baden-Clay could again be convicted of murder, after the High Court gave the nod for further legal action. Supporters of Allison Baden-Clay were in a Canberra court, and expressed their joy when the appeal was granted. It allows prosecutors

Extradited bikie charged with murder in Brisbane court

An outlaw motorcycle gang leader is back in Brisbane facing murder charges after being extradited from Serbia. Bogdan Cuic fled the country four years ago. He’s now accused of being part of an execution style shooting. Jessica Stewart reports.

Tourists rescued after boat goes up in flames

Sixteen people were taken to hospital after a tourist boat fire suffering hypothermia, sea sickness and shock. Rescue crews were able to save all 46 tourists who had to jump for their lives, when the boat exploded. The catamaran, “Spirit

Bad day at the office for PM

Another bumpy day for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, on the Federal election campaign trail. He’s been confronted by an angry mum, upset over the cost of education. And, been forced to defend his link to an offshore company named in

Pyne accuses ETU of hate campaign

Independent MP, Rob Pyne, says he and his family have been the target of abuse by the Electrical Trades Union. He says he’s been called a rat and that’s just the beginning. Mary-Clare Simpson reports..

Most respected profession praised by Qld Premier

If you didn’t already know, it’s International Nurses Day. When you need them, nurses are always there. Today honoured the vital contribution nurses make to our healthcare system. Catherine Butt reports.

Mascots meet for sporting mecca

Brisbane can claim to be the home of sport for the next six weeks, as the city is inundated with high profile matches. Today the Lord Major launched the ‘Show Your Colours Campaign’ in support of local teams. Kurravi Piggott

Too fast – calls to reduce speed limits in the ‘burbs

Written by Jacob Miley, edited for online by Hannah Kotaidis In a bid to make suburban streets safer, a Brisbane cycling group wants to drop speed limits to 30 kilometres per hour in some streets. Space for Cycling Brisbane, a

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