Day: May 19, 2016

Nasal stem cells may help paraplegics to walk again

By Ashleigh Whittaker A new research centre that has begun pioneering research and already boasts a breakthrough in nasal stem cell science was officially opened today by the Queensland Premier. The Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research

Rural Discovery Day inspires the next generation

By Tegan Atkins A fun-filled and interactive Queensland rural day hopes to inspire kids to choose agricultural jobs in the future.

QUT TV News – Thursday 19 May 2016

The headlines, Labor has announced it’ll overturn the Government’s freezing of Medicare rebate levels which will cost $12 billion over a decade. Five men, dubbed the ‘tinny terrorists’ have been remanded in custody after appearing in the Melbourne Magistrates Court.

Labor promises to dump freeze on Medicare rebate levels

Labor has announced its first big-ticket campaign promise. They’ll overturn the Government’s freezing of Medicare rebate levels which will cost $12 billion over a decade. The Prime Minister says, where’s the money coming from? Amanda Harper reports.

Tinny terrorists extradited from Cairns

Five men, dubbed the ‘tinny terrorists’ have been remanded in custody after appearing in the Melbourne Magistrates Court. They’d been extradited under tight security, from Cairns. Adriana Mageros reports.

New hope for people with spinal injuries

There’s new hope for people with spinal cord injuries thanks to a brand new Brisbane stem cell research facility. It’s a legacy to the late Clem Jones, and today the Premier said the former Lord Mayor would be amazed and

Boat shows battle it out

There’s a battle of the boats underway in South East Queensland, but it’s not on the high seas. In fact those involved are close at hand. One boat show at Sanctuary Cove, the other at Coomera. Helen Driscoll reports.

‘Ride 2 Work Day’ wants more women on bikes

A sea of cyclists flooded Brisbane streets this morning. And the aim of ‘Ride 2 Work Day’ this year, to get more women on bikes. Adriana Mageros reports.

Broncos at full strength for Grand Final rematch

The Broncos will be at full strength for their Grand Final rematch with the Cowboys this Friday. But coach Wayne Bennett is more focused on the weeks ahead. Damon Ryan reports.

City kids get a taste of the country

For more than a thousand school children the country came to the city today. It was all about learning more about what they often take for granted. Tess O’Sullivan reports.

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