Day: May 9, 2017

One Nation wins Gold Coast votes after opposing plans for mega casino

Support has hiked for One Nation on the Gold Coast, as Pauline Hanson’s party voices concern over Chinese-backed ASF consortium’s development on The Spit. Written by Chloe Walker Produced online by Annie Pullar One Nation’s wave of popularity has coincided

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South Koreans vote for new leader

Millions of South Koreans headed to polls Tuesday to elect a new president, in an election already likely swayed by Trump rhetoric. Written by Marisa Kuhlewein Produced online by Annie Pullar South Korean’s head to the polls to choose a

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Ipswich at the forefront of digital innovation

Imagine wheelie bins that communicate with garbage trucks to say when they need to be emptied; this could be a reality for Ipswich locals, as the City Council unveils its Smart Plan, bracing for a new era of connectivity. Written

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Budget Boosts Living Organ Donor Support By 4 Million Dollars

Written by Emily Kuehner Produced for online by Maudy Veltema Source: Pixabay Employees who take time off work to recover from organ-providing surgery will be financially supported by the Federal Government. 4.1 million dollars will be provided in the 2017

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Australian Quarantine Error Destroys Irreplaceable Plant Specimen

Written by Annalise Pennisi Produced for online by Maudy Veltema Source: Wiki Media Commons Questions are being raised about Australia’s tough bio security procedures after border officers prematurely destroyed irreplaceable 19th century plant specimens that were on loan from France’s

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Testosterone offers new hope for asthma treatment

Written by Brittany Graham Produced for online by Maudy Veltema Source: Wikimedia Commons Doctors and researchers are working together to formulate a drug to fight asthma following new research showing the possible benefits from the hormone testosterone. The study conducted

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QUT TV News – Tuesday 9 May 2017

In this bulletin, speculation about the Federal Budget has dominated political news. Queensland students have begun their NAPLAN tests. The Brisbane City Council is splashing the cash for a new aquatic playground in Sandgate. Brisbane artists are creating new works

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NAPLAN nerves on pen and paper

Queensland students have begun their NAPLAN tests. And it’s still being done with pencil and paper because the government postponed online assessments. Reece D’Alessandro reports.

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Council splashes out on Sandgate water park

Brisbane City Council is splashing the cash for a new aquatic playground in Sandgate. It’s hoping residents will get more involved in recreational exercise and lead better lifestyles. Caitlin Archbold reports.

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Live art to raise mental health awareness

Brisbane artists are creating new works on digital billboards around the city. The welfare group Anglicare is driving the project to raise awareness of mental health issues. Batool Al Sallakh reports.

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