Day: May 24, 2017

Uluru summit to address constitutional recognition

Produced by Kurravi Piggott Uluru will provide the backdrop for a convention of hundreds of Aboriginal leaders. The First Nations summit will address the question of constitutional recognition and other reforms ahead of National Reconciliation Week.

Queensland has become home to Australia’s first poo-powered car

If you live in Brisbane’s south or west, every-time you flush the loo or use your shower and sink you will be helping drive Australia’s first poo-powered car. The Mitsubishi electric vehicle will use the human waste gas from around

QUT TV News – Wednesday 24 May 2017

QUT TV Lindt police

In the bulletin, the Lindt Cafe Siege in December 20-14 has been labelled ‘an act of terror’. Queensland police will closely monitor the global terror status as preparations continue for the Commonwealth Games. More people in Queensland are living closer

Security to be stepped up at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Queensland police will closely monitor the global terror status as preparations continue for the Commonwealth Games. But it it appears people aren’t letting the latest attack affect their travel plans. Jesse Gentle reports.

One in four families are struggling to feed their children

More people in Queensland are living closer to the bread line than ever before. A new Salvation Army report indicates some families are struggling even to put food on the table. Lexy Haggard reports.

Protesters outraged over Lytton Road upgrade

A road project in East Brisbane has residents seeing red. They say the Council is forcing dozens of families out of their homes. Sarah Cawte reports.

Queensland Parliament introduces legislation targeting ride-share services

By Tamika Seeto Online production by Joseph Lam The State government is set to unveil new ride-sharing laws in a further crackdown on the growing industry. The legislation follows 16 recommendations made by a parliamentary committee earlier this month.

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Queen Street bus station set for multi-million dollar makeover

By Harrison Bain Online production by Joseph Lam One of Brisbane’s busiest bus stations will undergo renovations this Friday beginning a $3 million makeover. The renovation comes after the station was forced to temporarily close in April due to extensive

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Origin question mark remains over Thurston’s shoulder

Johnathan Thurston is expected to know whether he’ll be fit enough to play in next week’s Origin opener by Sunday. The Maroons are now in camp on the Gold Coast to prepare for round one of the series. Ben Downie

Calls renewed for a Royal Commission into abuse of disabled people

By Charlotte Tully Online production by Joseph Lam A petition launched by the Disabled Peoples Representative Organisation, as well as an open letter signed by 100 academics from across Australia, have been sent to Malcolm Turnbull in hopes of convincing him