Day: May 27, 2016

QUT TV News – Friday 27 May 2016

The headlines, union protesters mobbed the Prime Minister as he campaigned in Brisbane today. Brisbanites were surprised to see Malcolm Turnbull soaking up the sun at South Bank this morning. But not quite as you’d expect. Each year, one day

Malcolm Turnbull mobbed in Brisbane

Union protesters mobbed the Prime Minister as he campaigned in Brisbane today. Mr Turnbull announced new funding to encourage indigenous business, marking the start of Reconciliation Week. Hannah Kotaidis reports.

More funding promises as money-men debate

Federal Opposition leader Bill Shorten went to Arnhem Land today. He’s promised more funds for indigenous jobs. Meanwhile, the Treasurer and his shadow counterpart met face to face, in a debate in Canberra. Gizelle Ghidella reports.

Unions take a swipe at corporate tax cuts

Brisbanites were surprised to see Malcolm Turnbull soaking up the sun at South Bank this morning. But not quite as you’d expect. Joseph Byrne reports.

Fatality Free Friday

Each year, one day is set aside to symbolise the need to curb Queensland’s road toll. It’s called Fatality Free Friday and today, hundreds of people pledged to make our roads safer, all year round. Kinshu Jain reports.

Visuals of Vivid begin

Sydney will be on display tonight as the 8th annual Vivid Festival kicks off and organisers are promising a light show unlike any other. Joshua Cheadle reports.

Brisbane’s best steak, you be the judge

Vegetarians look away. Australia’s best steak was named at the Royal Queensland Food and Wine Festival today. Some of the best farmers around the country were there, hoping to take the top prize. Charlie Hodgetts reports.

Roughead watches on after rough week

Hawthorn forward Jarryd Roughead flew to Brisbane today, after surgery earlier in the week. He’ll be looking on from the coaching box, as his teammates battle Brisbane at the Gabba. Toby Crockford reports.

The Gona Barracks: from history to the future

Last week, we featured QUT’s new main Creative Industries Precinct building. But there are four other buildings nestled behind it called The Barracks. In many ways, these are more special. Because they are part of Brisbane’s history. Damon Ryan reports.

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