Month: May 2016

Finding funding for Nemo

Both the Coalition and Labor admit that saving the Great Barrier Reef from devastating coral bleaching, requires urgent action. Today, it was Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, who revealed one of Labor’s big ticket pledges: almost $400 million to protect the

Government leaders continue in campaign race

It’s week three of the eight week election campaign. And neither leader is showing signs of letting up, in their race to win the public’s vote. Although the Prime Minister had a more leisurely start to his day. Georgie Scotchford

Leaders’ hot debate lacks the heat

Last night, the two leaders went head to head in what’s been dubbed a ‘relatively tame’ public debate. It gave voters their first close look at the two men who want to run the country. They explored hot campaign topics

Straddie locals divided over sand mining decision

There’s more disquiet over the State Government’s decision to phase out sand mining on North Stradbroke Island in three years. Redland Bay residents say tourism will then be the island’s only major industry and it may not be enough. Keira

Education embraces technology in teaching

Techies unite, as the EduTECH conference and expo kicks off in Brisbane. The international event, the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, aims to improve the quality of teaching with technology. Paxton Roth reports.

Maroons move into enemy territory

The Queensland Maroons are tonight in enemy territory in Sydney, two days before their State of Origin opener. But there’s a shadow over the team’s preparations. Injured halfback Cooper Cronk is racing the clock to prove he’s fit for the

Collingwood counts the cost

In AFL news, Collingwood is counting the cost of a bruising loss to the Western Bulldogs, who were forced to grind out the victory. In the end, the Bulldogs won the match by twenty-one points. Bryce Heaton reports.

Retailers slammed as shoppers favour weekend sprees

The habits of Australian shoppers have had a shake up in recent years. Once, most of us chose weekdays or late night shopping periods. Now, the peak times for retailers are completely different. Isobel Larkin reports.

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.