Day: May 8, 2017

Rural Australians seeking better mobile coverage funding

By Laura English Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien   The Palaszczuk government is backing farmers and calling on the Turnbull government to fund the Mobile Black Spot Program in the budget. The program aims to bring more mobile coverage

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Motorists slow down for yellow road safety week

Motorists along Coronation Drive.

Written by Mark Zita Produced for online by Jessica McGrath Brisbane bridges will be painted yellow tonight as the State Government supports a national campaign on road safety. Road construction and emergency service workers are the focus of this Yellow

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QUT TV News – Monday 8 May 2017

In this bulletin, the Australian Federal Police will receive big funding increases in this year’s budget, in a bid to counter terrorism. The Deputy Premier, Jackie Trad was supposed to announce some government good news, an employment drive for rail

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Eczema sufferers relieved by new findings

Some of the rashes eczema sufferers experience.

Written by Emily Kuehner Produced for online by Jessica McGrath New findings in regards to the skin condition eczema might provide the relief sufferers have been hoping for. The painful skin condition is triggered from a lack of the protein

Posted in Health, QUT News

Bad news for people avoiding gluten because they think it’s healthier

By Melissa Mackay Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien Researchers in the United Kingdom have released the results of a 26-year study, saying gluten consumption has no adverse effects on health. The gluten-free fad has become one of the most popular

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Anti-vax movement blamed for spike in whooping cough cases

By Annalise Pennisi  Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien Thirty-seven new cases of whooping cough have been recorded in northern New South Wales as the anti-vax movement continues to grow around the country. Children living in popular holiday destinations such

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Queenland Rail trains more guards

The Deputy Premier, Jackie Trad was supposed to announce some government good news, an employment drive for rail staff. But she was forced to admit there are serious problems with expensive, imported rolling stock. Reece D’Alessandro reports.

Posted in Employment, News, Politics, QUT News, State, Television, Transport

NRL in crisis over drug scandal

The NRL is feeling the effects of another drug scandal, prompting speculation of an illicit drug problem within the sport. There were four separate incidents over the weekend, including Cronulla chairman Damian Keogh. Ashleigh Dwan reports.

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Pet owners warned of deadly dog virus

A new strain of a highly contagious and deadly dog virus has reached Australia. The canine parvovirus has been detected in Victoria and South Australia. And researchers suspect, it could now be in Queensland. Emma Francis reports.

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Itchy grubs invade SEQ

Procession of itchy grubs, which has been witnessed by SEQ residents.

Written by Chloe Walker Produced for online by Jessica McGrath An outbreak of itchy grubs has been reported across south-east Queensland. The hairy caterpillars have been sighted in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, in long head-to-tail processions. The insects have

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