Day: May 2, 2017

QUT News – Tuesday 2 May 2017

In today’s bulletin, fee hikes are going to hit University students following the Government’s changes to higher education. Queensland’s attitude to shopping on Public holidays is under fire. Queensland’s producers hard hit by Cyclone Debbie are hoping a yearly festival

Posted in News, QUT News, Television

Fee increases in the pipeline for university students

Fee hikes are going to hit University students following the Government’s changes to higher education. Charges could go up several thousand dollars, with some HECS debts as high as $75,000. Jenny Archdall reports.

Posted in Education, National, News, Politics, QUT News, Television

Queenslanders calling for changes to retail trading hours

Queensland’s attitude to shopping on Public holidays is under fire. Many Brisbane residents were angry that only one major supermarket was open on Labour Day, and that was because it was on federal land at the airport. Melissa Mackay reports.

Posted in Business, Consumer, Employment, National, News, Politics, QUT News, State, Television

Brisbane’s Regional Flavours Festival offers farmers a helping hand

Queensland’s producers hard hit by Cyclone Debbie are hoping a yearly festival will boost sales. It will be held in July, but already farmers are urging foodies to support them at the Regional Flavours Festival. Maudy Veltema reports.

Posted in Consumer, Entertainment, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Rural, State, Television, Weather

Sea World welcomes twin polar bear cubs

Sea World has welcomed a very rare birth with two cuddly polar bears. They’ve bred successfully before. But never twins, and staff are delighted. Annie Pullar reports.

Posted in Environment, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Television, Tourism, World