Day: May 23, 2017

Co-working space is the future of small business growth

Online businesses and start-ups can be run from anywhere these days, thanks to the modern world of technology. The Queensland Government has teamed up with entrepreneurial support company, Advance Queensland to create ‘The Precinct’.

20 years on, Government still fails to implement Stolen Generation recommendations

By Lily Nothling Online production by Joseph Lam An Indigenous support organisation is calling for compensation and support for the Stolen Generation after the Government has failed to implement its recommendations from the 1997 Bringing Them Home national inquiry.

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$400 million donation shows change in corporate philanthropy

By Harrison Bain Online production by Joseph Lam The Founder of the fourth largest iron ore company in the world Fortescue Metals, Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola have pledged $400 million to a number of causes including cancer research,

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New Indigenous suicide prevention app launches GoFundMe campaign

By Charlotte Tully Online production by Joseph Lam A new suicide prevention app for Indigenous people is seeking funding via a GoFundMe page with plans to have it on the market by the end of the year.

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Long commutes bad for mental health report finds

By Tamika Seeto Online production by Joseph Lam It’s not just traffic jams and smelly train passengers that can start your morning off badly. A new study has found longer work commutes can increase your risk of stress and depression.

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QUT TV News – Tuesday 23 May 2017

QUT News - Concert attack

In the bulletin, terror returns to Europe with a deadly attack at a concert in Manchester. The $21 billion Adani coal project has been the focus of state politics, with concerns it may now collapse. Infrastructure heavy weights are meeting

Adani coal mine put on hold indefinitely

The $21 billion Adani coal project has been the focus of state politics, with concerns it may now collapse. If so, that would be a vital blow to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

Cross River Rail hot topic at transport conference

Infrastructure heavyweights are meeting in Brisbane to discuss the big picture of Queensland’s major projects. They include the Cross River Rail and the Inland Freight Rail Links. Mark Zita reports.

Queensland startup businesses share creativity at co-work precinct

The state government is encouraging Queensland startup businesses to exchange their technology and ideas. It wants them to use what’s called co-space to foster creativity. Lexi Kehl reports.

Brisbane food scraps recycled at community compost stations

More Brisbane residents are being encouraged to recycle food scraps. The idea is to take them to community compost stations. Brittany Graham reports.