Day: May 18, 2017

QUT TV News – Thursday 18 May 2017

QUT News - PM and Premier

In the bulletin, one of the biggest white collar fraud investigations in Australian history has been uncovered. Qld Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and PM Malcolm Turnbull have met to work out ‘issues’. The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service hosted its one

Gold Coast cruise ship terminal not properly assessed, opponents say

Written by Maudy Veltema Produced for online by Lily Nothling A proposed cruise ship terminal for the Gold Coast has cleared its biggest hurdle with federal environmental approval. But activist groups strongly oppose the proposal, saying it hasn’t been assessed

Black lung a concern for Adani Mine, doctors and union say

Written by Ben Downie Produced for online by Lily Nothling Doctors have protested outside the Commonwealth Bank in Sydney, demanding it rule out financial support for Adani’s Carmichael Mine in Queensland.

Advocates call for Royal Commission into treatment of people with disabilities

Written by Batool Al Sallakh Produced for online by Lily Nothling More than 100 top academics from around the country have penned a letter to Malcolm Turnbull calling for a Royal Commission into violence against people with disabilities. Doctors and

Prime Minister and Qld Premier to work on Cross River Rail issues

Our Premier and the Prime Minister have been exchanging barbs about funding for weeks. Today, Annastacia Palaszczuk and Malcolm Turnbull sat down for a meeting. And they agreed to work on a number of “issues” including the Cross River Rail

Queensland’s hottest graduation ceremony

The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service hosted its 100th graduation service in Brisbane today. Past recruits helped to celebrate the momentous occasion. Kate Lavrencic reports.

Small town turns into cinematic hub

Independent filmmakers and students are heading bush for Australia’s outback version of the Cannes Film Festival. The Outback Film Festival is back. And this year, it’s celebrating women. Laura English reports.

City kids get a taste of the country

Around a 1000 young city students have experienced what it’s like to be a country kid. It’s a taste of what’s to come at this year’s EKKA. Marisa Kuhlewein reports.

City kids get a taste of food origins

Written by Jessica McGrath Does pineapple come from tins or do eggs come from cartons? The country came to city kids today at the 14th Rural Discovery Day at the Brisbane Showgrounds, discovering where the food they eat comes from.

Luxury Chanel boomerang causes Indigenous art law controversy

Written by Lily Greer Produced for online by Lily Nothling A $2000 boomerang designed and sold by French label Chanel has sparked the debate over the creative ownership of Indigenous art. The luxury artefact has prompted Bob Katter to renew