Day: October 3, 2017

QUT TV News – Tuesday 3 October 2017

In this bulletin, the shooting in Las Vegas has again ignited calls for America to change its attitude to guns and gun control. Brisbane Airport will become one of the first in the world to provide biofuel. Police are cracking

Vegas massacre creates calls for change in US gun laws

The shooting in Las Vegas has again ignited calls for America to change its attitude to guns and gun control. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says this latest tragedy shows why Australia’s tough gun laws are so important. Dominic Elsome reports.

Brisbane Airport leads world with aircraft biofuel

Brisbane Airport will become one of the first in the world to provide biofuel. Virgin Australia will trial the sustainable fuel source over the next two years, and it could save up to 80 per cent on carbon emissions. Ben

Police blitz back-to-school drivers

Police are cracking down on drivers speeding through school zones, and the RACQ revealed most of those caught knew they were going too fast. Bryce Heaton reports.

Parents protest over road closure

Protestors claim changed traffic conditions near a southside school are endangering children’s lives. City Hall says the street closure is only temporary and has been authorised by police. Natalie Brown reports.

Melbourne storming through Kangaroos lineup

Seven players from the grand final winning Melbourne Storm have been selected for the Kangaroos. Australia is favoured to win the 15th Rugby League World Cup, which will kick off later this month. Laura Frendon reports.

Wet weather wreaks havoc

The weekend rain brought welcome heat relief to many parts of the South East, but it also came at a cost, with some centres copping a storm walloping. Lexi Kehl reports.

QUT Radio News – Tuesday 3 October 2017

The headlines, the death toll from the Las Vegas shooting continues to climb. Bundaberg into clean-up mode after 340ml of rain. And new research disputes the benefits of same-sex schools. QUT Radio News is brought to you by Emily Kuehner

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