Day: May 24, 2016

QUT TV News – Tuesday 24 May 2016

The headlines, hiccups and the point-scoring continue on the Federal Campaign trail. Julie Bishop, was in New Farm today reinforcing the Liberal “jobs and growth” mantra. The State Government is considering raiding the state’s $30 billion public service Defined Benefits

The federal finger pointing continues

The hiccups, and the point-scoring continue on the Federal Campaign trail. Labor’s scrambling to find a new Senate candidate in the Northern Territory, after Nova Peris announced her sudden resignation. She says she never wanted to be a career politician.

Jobs, growth and shoes!

Julie Bishop, was in New Farm today reinforcing the Liberal “jobs and growth” mantra. She visited local businesses trying her hand at making a coffee and eyeing off some new shoes. Joshua Cheadle reports.

Public service super fund to cover cost of infrastructure

The State Government is considering raiding the state’s $30 billion public service Defined Benefits Scheme. The Premier says, they’ll borrow the super funds, to cover the cost of planned infrastructure projects. Toby Crockford reports.

Brisbane to get safer roads with federal funding

Nine of Brisbane’s worst traffic black spots should soon be a whole lot safer. Canberra’s coughed up a $4 million road funding boost. And the Lord Mayor knows exactly how to spend it. Gizelle Ghidella reports.

Connectivity key to cutting congestion

We all hate being stuck in traffic, but soon drivers could be automatically pre-warned of congestion. It’s one of many innovations being discussed in Brisbane, by some of the country’s top transport gurus. Jack Gramenz reports.

Aussie rowers sink or swim in Olympic qualifiers

It was another exciting day on the water at the Olympic qualification regatta in Switzerland. As Rhys Grant secured his spot in the A-Final of the Men’s Single Sculls, the Lightweight Women’s Double Sculls narrowly missed their Olympic qualification. Kinshu

Fatal tanker roll in peak hour traffic

Road chaos in Melbourne today, after a petrol tanker rolled on the Calder freeway in peak-hour traffic. The crash left one man dead and another six people were taken to hospital. Charlie Hodgetts reports.

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