Day: May 10, 2017

QUT TV News – Wednesday 10 May 2017

In this bulletin, first home buyers, the construction industry, and schools are the big winners of this year’s Federal Budget. Around two-thousand people gathered to digest the Budget over breakfast, but it’s left the Queensland Government reeling. Australian and US

Retailers expected to offer big bargains in the midst of spending slump

Written by Brittany Graham. Produced for online by Maudy Veltema. Source: pixabay Consumers are being urged to spend big after the retail sector has taken a downturn for a second straight month and retailers say they are likely to offer

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Goodbye shark nets, hello drumlines

Turtles, dolphins, stringrays and sharks will now roam free, following the New South Wales state government’s decision to remove shark nets in the Ballina region. Written by Melissa Mackay Produced for online by Annie Pullar In six months just six target

Brisbane breakfast helps to digest budget

In Brisbane, around 2000 people gathered to digest the Federal Budget over breakfast. Speakers included past and present political leaders. Milyka McCutcheon reports.

Federal Budget forgets cross-river rail

The Federal Budget has left the Queensland Government reeling. They’ll receive no funding for the major cross-river rail project. Samantha Reynolds reports.

Collaboration gets Globemaster off the ground

Australian and US Air Force engineers are working together to keep our biggest military aircraft ready for action. Their current project at Amberley, repairing a C-17 Globemaster. Rachel Lim reports.

Jobless and love fruit, you’re in for a sweet deal

More than 6000 jobs are ripe for the picking, as the Federal Government launches a new trial for fruit pickers. Written by Chloe Walker Produce for online by Annie Pullar Job seekers will be able to earn up to $5000

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Talcum powder use linked to cancer

Written by Brittany Graham Produced for online by Molly Houseman Johnson and Johnson has been ordered to pay $149 million to a woman in the United States who says she developed ovarian cancer after using talcum powder for more than

Indigenous art flowing through the River City

Brisbane is hosting the Maiwar exhibition, which has the work of indigenous artists ‘flowing’ through the river city. By the way, Maiwar is the traditional owners’ name for the Brisbane River. Laurel Fox reports.

Sexting on the rise in digital society

Written by Annalise Pennisi Produced for online by Molly Houseman New figures show a surge in the number of children being cautioned for child exploitation materials, with our laws struggling to keep up with changes in technology. Nearly half of