Day: May 17, 2017

A 40-year-old ICE addict’s road to recovery

Andrea Simmons had the perfect life. “I had the boat, the houses, the cars, the perfect kids and I always kept it together,” she says. That was all before she became an ice addict. Written by Annie Pullar

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QUT TV News – Wednesday 17 May 2017

QUT News - protests

In this bulletin, angry university students took to Brisbane streets, protesting Canberra’s cuts to higher education. Alarming new figures show a four-hundred-and-eighty per cent increase, in the presence of meth-amphetamine in Brisbane’s waste water. There’s now another reason to quit

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Students face rental market woes

Written by Caitlin Archbold Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro A new rental affordability index shows the market is the toughest ever for low-income earners in Brisbane.

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Students come out fighting for higher education

Angry university students took to Brisbane streets, protesting Canberra’s cuts to higher education. They rallied outside the Convention Centre, where the Prime Minister was attending a luncheon. Lily Nothling reports.

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Former ice addict dedicated to educating others

Alarming new figures show a 480 per cent increase, in the presence of methamphetamine in Brisbane’s waste water. Now, community groups are leading the fight against the ice epidemic. Kristopher Anderson reports.

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Link found between smoking and skin cancer

There’s now another reason to quit smoking. The strongest evidence gathered yet, reveals smokers are significantly more likely to develop skin cancer. Marisa Kuhlewein reports.

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New monitoring process for fatal lung disease

The health of Queensland coal miners will be more closely monitored for the deadly black lung disease. And everyone who works at the coal face will be tested. Andy Leung reports.

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Royal Flying Doctor honoured as local hero

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has honoured those who work behind the scenes to keep the organisation airborne. It coincides with the Flying Doctor’s 89th anniversary. Phoebe Powell reports.

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Can we blame university students for cheating?

By Emily Halverson Last year, 17 AFL players were served a one-year ban from the 2016 Premiership Season for doping at Essendon Football Club. This year the disciplined players are back enjoying footy, with very heathy pay checks to prove

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New app detects termites

Written by Maudy Veltema Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro You might not be able to hear termites devastating your walls, but a new app developed on the Gold Coast can. The Termite Buster app allows people to listen in

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