Day: October 9, 2017

QUT TV News – Monday 9 October 2017

In this bulletin, Queenslanders are being warned to get ready for storm season. Queensland petrol stations accused of highway robbery by the consumer watchdog. Leukaemia patients say the listing of an expensive drug on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme will save

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Queenslanders urged to get ready for storm season

Queenslanders are being warned to get ready for storm season. The Weather Bureau is predicting an average number of cyclones, but they say they’ll bring more heatwave conditions than severe floods. Elisabeth Moss reports.

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Queenslanders paying more at the petrol pumps

Highway robbery. That’s what Queensland petrol stations are being accused of by the consumer watchdog. The ACCC has found motorists here are paying three-and-a-half cents a litre more than those interstate. Maudy Veltema reports.

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Lifesaving Leukamia drug added to PBS

Leukaemia patients say the listing of an expensive drug on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme will save lives. Until now, most patients haven’t been able to afford it, now it’s boosted their chances of survival. Zak Adkins reports.

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WHO summit comes to Brisbane

The Federal Government says it’s committed to eliminating major diseases in the Asia-Pacific. The health minister told a major summit in Brisbane, it would only be of benefit to Australia if our region’s developing nations had better health. Ashleigh Dwan

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Trademark battle gets Ugg-ly

As far as protests go, this one is stating the “bleating” obvious. An Australian businessman has used a flock of sheep in a David versus Goliath legal battle over the right to use the word ‘ugg’. Tom Copley reports.

Posted in Business, Consumer, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Television, World

Reynolds and Youlden Win Bathurst 1000

Holden’s David Reynolds and co-driver Luke Youlden are still on a high, after a triumphant Bathurst 1000 win. The duo produced a giant-killing performance to beat out powerhouse teams and claim victory in wet and wild conditions. Elise Donaldson reports.

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World solar challenge races across Australia

Nearly 40 solar powered cars are racing across the centre of Australia, in the World Solar Challenge. Teams from countries including Chile, South Korea and the Netherlands are vying to reach Adelaide first. Tom Copley reports.

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QUT Radio News – Monday 9 October 2017

The headlines, Brisbane residents are paying more for fuel than in any other major city. A Leukaemia drug’s been added to the P-B-S helping thousand of Australians. Queensland’s named as one of the top 10 deforestation hotspots in the world.

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