Day: October 10, 2016

QUT Web News – Mon 10 Oct 2016

In this bulletin: Clinton and Trump face off in a hostile second U.S. presidential debate, which also causes sparks to fly between two colourful senators in Canberra. Queenslanders urged to prepare for a bad summer storm season, with a higher

Kangaroos get ready to take on Kiwis

Australia’s brand new Four Nations team have landed in Perth, ahead of their test match against New Zealand. For the first time, the International competition will be played in the NIB Stadium. Jessica McGrath reports.

Whincup appeals controversial Bathurst decision

Jamie Whincup’s Holden team has launched an appeal to a decision that relegated the four-time Bathurst winner to eleventh place. Rival Holden driver, Will Davison won the race despite not leading at any point. Anisha Mistry reports.

Firefighters pay tribute to fallen comrades

Queensland firefighters have remembered their fallen colleagues at services across the State. Fifty one firefighters have paid the ultimate price in the line of duty. Reece D’Alessandro reports.

Queensland fruit fly trap set to change lives worldwide

Ground breaking Queensland research has found a solution to major crop loss from fruit flies. It’s a seemingly simple invention but it has global implications for Australian farmers. Zarisha Bradley reports.

Free mobile showers offered to homeless

First they designed a mobile laundry for homeless people, now two innovative Queenslanders are offering free showers-on-wheels. And to mark World Homeless Day, they set up their mobile services in the heart of the city. Natalie O’Brien reports.

Queenslanders urged to prepare for storm season

With storm season fast approaching, Queenslanders are being warned to prepare for the worst. The Bureau of Meteorology predicts the state will see increased flash flooding and more cyclones than usual over the summer. Lily Nothling reports.

Australian politicians clash over Trump

Australian politicians from all sides have condemned Donald Trump’s comments about women. But in the corridors of Parliament, two Senators almost came to blows. Derryn Hinch took exception to the way Pauline Hanson expressed herself on morning television. Eilish Massie