Day: October 12, 2017

QUT TV News – Thursday 12 October 2017

In this bulletin, the Queensland Government is considering appealing the suspended sentence, for a man who pled guilty to the manslaughter of his young stepson. Katter’s Australian Party has failed to stop plans for tougher gun laws in Queensland. Tradies

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Sentence review flagged after man jailed over child’s manslaughter walks free

The Queensland Government is considering appealing the suspended sentence, for a man who pled guilty to the manslaughter of his young stepson. The Attorney General told Parliament there is growing public concern around the issue. Elisabeth Moss reports.

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KAP fails to stop tougher gun laws for Queensland

Katter’s Australian Party has failed to stop plans for tougher gun laws in Queensland. The gun at the centre of the debate is a lever-action shotgun, a powerful weapon that fires and reloads instantly. James Ives reports.

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Home renovators face real risk of lung cancer

Tradies and home renovators exposed to silica dust are at greater risk of developing lung cancer. The Cancer Council says workers who breathe in the fine particles every day, are particularly vulnerable. Tom Copley reports.

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Queenslanders urged to get on board with ‘active travel’

Queenslanders are being encouraged to get out of their cars and get to work under their own steam, by ‘active travel’. Reducing traffic congestion in Brisbane would also keep people healthier. Holly Parkinson reports.

Posted in Health, Human Interest, News, QUT News, State, Television, Transport

Brisbane’s school catchment hot spots

New figures show Brisbane’s median house price has dropped slightly, even though most suburbs have recorded a modest rise. The most sought-after homes are in prestigious school catchment zones. Zak Adkins reports.

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Coast’s centrepiece undergoes revamp for the Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast crews are working hard to finish the redevelopment of the centrepiece for next year’s Commonwealth Games – Carrara Stadium. And Games security procedures are being transformed as well. Bryce Heaton reports.

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AFL trade deals begin

After a slow first three days, the 2017 AFL trade period has hit top gear. Three moves have been confirmed in the last 24 hours. Elise Donaldson reports.

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QUT Radio News – Thursday 12 October 2017

The headlines, tighter guns restrictions will bring Queensland in line with other states but the change has parliament divided. A warning to tradies from the Cancer Council about the risk of silica dust. And Uber for alcohol? How booze can

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