Day: October 12, 2016

Australia draws with Japan in World Cup qualifier

Australia and Japan have played a one-all draw in a World Cup qualifier. The result means the Socceroos are no longer on top of their table. Lily Nothling reports.

Another surfer attacked by shark in Ballina

Another surfer is recovering after a shark attack at Ballina. Shark nets are set to be installed around the northern New South Wales coast following the attack. Gizelle Ghidella reports.

QUT Web News – Wed 12 Oct 2016

In this bulletin: Little hope of a political reconciliation as neither side backs down over the same sex marriage plebiscite. A lucky escape for a surfer after yet another shark attack off Ballina. The jury in Gable Tostee’s murder trial

Hamilton project puts pressure on traffic

A prime piece of Brisbane real estate is getting a residential make-over. But the development in Hamilton could lead to increased traffic congestion. Talissa Siganto reports.

Report shows foreign spies hacked Weather Bureau

A report released today says a foreign power was responsible for hacking the Weather Bureau. Experts believe other departments have been compromised as well. Samantha Chariton reports. 

AMA Queensland raises midwife concerns

The Australian Medical Association says Queensland mums and babies are increasingly being put at risk in births where only a midwife is present. The doctors have urged the state government to intervene. Johnny Tsui reports.

CCTV footage shown to court in Tostee trial

Video of Warriena Wright’s final hours has been shown to a Supreme Court jury in Brisbane. Gable Tostee has pleaded not guilty to murdering the 26-year-old, who plummeted to her death from a Gold Coast high-rise. Jennifer Martinez reports. 

Hopes fading for marriage equality plebiscite

The row over gay marriage has again dominated Federal Parliament. The government is pushing ahead with its plebiscite plans despite Labor’s decision not to support it. But it seems a lost cause. Reece D’Alessandro reports.

Bikes take over Brisbane roads for Ride2Work Day

There’ve been more bikes on Brisbane’s roads today with the annual Ride to Work event. And those who took part were rewarded with a free breakfast. Samantha Chariton reports…