Day: September 18, 2017

QUT TV News – Monday 18 September 2017

In the bulletin, there’s more evidence of the alarming growth of amphetamine, or ice addiction, in Queensland. There is a new push from the Turnbull Government to start literacy testing even sooner. A research team from QUT has just produced

Report reveals rise in ice addiction

There’s more evidence of the alarming growth of amphetamine, or ice addiction in Queensland. A Salvation Army report has found the problem has doubled over the past five years. And while the charity has helped many addicts, it says the

Year one students to be tested for literacy and numeracy skills

There is a new push from the Turnbull Government to start literacy testing even sooner. They want year one students to undergo the compulsory testing. Marisa Kuhlewein reports.

QUT powers the future with the first lithium-ion battery in Australia

As technology rapidly develops, so too does the need for a way to power it. A research team from Queensland University of Technology has just produced the first lithium-ion battery in Australia, creating amazing new opportunities. Tim Shepherd reports.

Broncos fired up for finals qualifier

The Brisbane Broncos take on the mighty Melbourne Storm in the first NRL grand final qualifier. And they’re going to be fighting hard to upset the raging premiership favourites. Annie Pullar reports.

Hopes hang on all-Qld grand final

This year’s NRL grand final could be an all Queenland line-up. That depends on the results of the Broncos – Storm final this Friday night and the Cowboys – Roosters hook-up, the following night. Kate McCormack reports.

Brisbane’s first flower festival comes to South Bank

Flower power is blooming at Brisbane’s South Bank. While it’s the city’s first flower festival, an old favourite remains as popular as ever. Noor Gillani reports.

QUT Radio News – Monday 18 September 2017

The headlines, protesters start a week-long demonstration against the Adani mining company. Mental health groups are in crisis talks after a dramatic spike in demand for help and support. And Indigenous fashion designers making their mark overseas. QUT Radio News

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