Day: May 18, 2016

QUT TV News – Wednesday 18 May 2016

The headlines, A Sydney teenager accused of plotting a lone wolf terror attack had reportedly planned to buy a suicide vest on the internet. One man has been killed and another injured after the boat they were in was struck

Teenager accused of plotting terror attack faces court

It’s been revealed that a a Sydney teenager accused of plotting a lone wolf terror attack had planned to buy a suicide vest on the internet. He appeared in a Sydney court today and is facing life imprisonment if convicted

Popular Mosque destroyed by fire

A popular Mosque in Victoria has been destroyed in what police are calling a suspicious fire. But they are not sure it is an attack on Islam directly because of a series of similar fires in other churches. Adriana Mageros

Man fights off crocodiles as friend drowns

One man has been killed and another injured after the boat they were in was struck by a crocodile in the Northern Territory. The two holidaymakers had travelled to Darwin from Victoria to go crabbing. Philippe Coquerand reports.

Illegal immigration debate back in the spotlight

The debate about illegal immigration is back in the election spotlight. There have been conflicting statements within the Liberals, while elsewhere Bill Shorten has ruffled feathers with comments about Donald Trump. Tina Wood reports.

Brisbane City Council backs marriage equality

The Brisbane City Council has taken a stand on the controversial issue of gay marriage and voted overwhelmingly in favour of it. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is now urging his federal counterparts to follow suit. Amanda Harper reports.

Ipswich demands urgent road upgrade

An Ipswich City Councillor is demanding the urgent upgrade of roads in his region. Paul Tully is backed up by RACQ statistics which reveal the area has some of the worst traffic black spots in Queensland. Tess O’Sullivan reports.

Motorists urged to be cass-o-wary

Written by Imogen Kars, edited for online by Ashleigh Whittaker. Far North Queensland’s favourite mascot is in terrible danger. It’s been the worst week on record for cassowary deaths, with three dying in two days in North Queensland.

Desexed dogs less likely to bite

Written by Sam Mortimer, edited for online by Tegan Atkins A desexed dog is less likely to bite and attack than a dog still with its bits. In fact a new report claimed the risk of dog bites decreased by

War memorial makes way for road upgrade

A prominent War Memorial in Brisbane’s north will be relocated and restored. The shrine at Hamilton needs to be moved to make way for the Kingsford Smith Drive upgrade. Sophia Wray reports.

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