Day: June 2, 2016

QUT TV News – Thursday 2 June 2016

The headlines, it was the moment families had waited decades for the remains of 33 Australians, most service personnel, were returned to home soil. Sam Thaiday has come under fire for his ‘virginity’ post-match Origin reference. The Weather Bureau’s warning

Australians laid to rest one final time

It was the moment families had waited decades for. This morning, the remains of 33 Australians, most service personnel, were returned to home soil. It was the largest single repatriation this country has undertaken. Abigail Blaikie reports.

Public caught offside after Thaiday’s “virginity” reference flops

Sam Thaiday has come under fire for his ‘virginity’ post-match State of Origin reference. Social media users posted that he should remember he is talking to children. Others said, the comments were fit only for the dressing room, and not

Wild weather stirs up safety reminders for south east

The Weather Bureau’s warning of treacherous conditions this weekend. Heavy rain, wild winds, king tides and possible flash flooding. Authorities are urging people to make sure they’re prepared. Zarisha Bradley reports.

Tides are turning for coastal communities at risk of sea-level rise

The State Government has $12 million up for grabs for Bayside councils. It will help the coastal communities combat the impact of rising sea levels. Emily Halverson reports.

Expert says new currency is starting to pay off

You may have heard about “bitcoins” but never explored how to use them. Well, a group of local business executives found out about the latest trends in what this cyber currency is all about. Isobel Larkin reports.

Super promises dominate campaign

On the Election Campaign today Malcolm Turnbull campaigned in Liberal Territory and fended off criticisms of his Budget. Bill Shorten and deputy Tanya Plibersek campaigned in Labor territory, and didn’t smell a rat. Bryce Heaton reports.

Mighty Maroons take out Origin one

The Maroons won Origin Game one, 6 points to 4, in a dour but never dull affair. But some 50-50 calls against the Blues by referees, have outraged coach Laurie Daley. Bryce Heaton reports.

Cult comedy consumes audiences

What do you get when you combine unrequited love with a blood-thirsty plant? It’s the gleefully gruesome cult musical comedy, Little Shop of Horrors. Julia Wighton reports.

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