Day: May 16, 2017

New hope for diabetics

May 16, 2017 Melbourne researchers are uncovering new ways to reduce a diabetic’s risk of stroke and heart attack. The breakthrough has identified a potential treatment, which could help the 1.7 million Australians living with the chronic illness. Written by

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Truck drivers at higher risk of mental illness

May 16, 2017 Truck drivers are at greater risk to mental health issues, a recent survey has found. The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has released new statistics highlighting the increased risk of depression and suicide facing workers in the transport

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Uni students fire up during Q&A episode

May 16, 2017 Student protesters interrupted ABC TV political affairs program Q&A last night, questioning aspects of theĀ Federal Budget which was released last week. Written by Lily Greer Produced for online by Molly Houseman

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Community bans together to support domestic violence victims

May 16, 2017 Redland’s Mayor Karen Williams is calling for the State Government to match the $220,000 raised locally to support those affected by domestic and family violence. Written by Renee Borgeaud Produced for online by Molly Houseman

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Woodford Folk Festival to cap numbers

The Woodford Folk Festival has announced a cap on the number of attendees as well as increasing ticket prices for this year’s festivities. By Caitlin Archbold Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien

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Gender pay gap causing productivity decrease

A recent study published by Australian university professors has shown the gender pay gap is affecting productivity in the work place. By Batool Al Sallakh Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien

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Jumping on board the recycling train

Australian Railways are on their way to getting an environmentally friendly upgrade. by Jenny Archdall Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien

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QUT TV News – Tuesday 16 May 2017

In this bulletin, accused Australian drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury has finally been reunited with her family in Bogota. University students are about to face a crackdown on cheating. Queensland’s legal fraternity took to the streets of Brisbane this morning to

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Uni students face chop over “contract” cheating

University students are about to face a crackdown on cheating. One Brisbane university has uncovered emails from people offering to do assignments for money. It warns cheating can lead to expulsion. Lily Nothling reports.

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Legal eagles walk for support

Queensland’s legal fraternity took to the streets of Brisbane this morning to raise money for those less fortunate. It’s the tenth year of what’s known as the “Justice Walk”. Phoebe Powell reports.

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