Day: May 16, 2016

Australian music industry on mission to #SaveOurSounds

The local music industry was left reeling after Sounds Australia missed out in this year’s round of Federal funding for Arts and Culture. Australian Artist Manager Laura Willbridge has started a petition on Change.org in a mission to save the Australian music industry.

QUT TV News – Monday 16 May 2016

The headlines, it’s week two of the federal election campaign and both leaders have begun with a focus on jobs in ship-building, and the car industry. The RACQ is calling on both sides of politics to make road funding a

Law council demand legal aid funding increase

Written by Imogen Kars, edited for online by Riana Horner The Law Council is calling for both sides of the government to commit to an extra 350 million dollars to fix the nation’s legal aid crisis.

Jobs promised in election campaign

It’s week two of the federal election campaign and both leaders have begun with a focus on jobs in ship-building, and the car industry. Helen Driscoll reports.

RACQ lobbies for better highways

The RACQ is calling on both sides of politics to make road funding a priority during the election campaign. The motoring body has released its wishlist of infrastructure projects, with the Bruce and Warrego Highways featuring prominently. Adriana Mageros reports.

Mining companies turned off by tough laws

The Queensland government says it’s standing by new laws, making mining companies responsible for environmental clean up costs. The Resources Council fears the financial burden will deter mining investment in this state. Amanda Harper reports.

Experts urge parents to immunise infants

Public health experts are urging parents who refuse to vaccinate their infants to think again. They warn a recent drop in immunisation rates among five year olds may have dire consequences. Philippe Coquerand reports.

Brisbane swimmer heads to Down Syndrome World Champs

Some of Queensland’s most talented swimmers are preparing to take on the world’s best. They won’t be competing at the Olympics, instead they’ll be at the Down Syndrome world championships in Italy. Georgie Scotchford reports.

Cancer Council urges Queensland Government to support smoking age ban

Written by Catherine Butt, edited for online by Tegan Atkins Cancel Council Queensland has called for people born after 2001 to never be allowed to smoke cigarettes.

Australian fashion fronts the way

A who’s who of fashion, is front row at the Mercedes Benz Fashion week in Sydney. Designer Tony Maticevski revealed a stunning opening collection. But the best fashion foot was not always put forward. Tess O’Sullivan reports.

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