Day: October 16, 2017

QUT TV News – Monday 16 October 2017

In this bulletin, Federal cabinet to discuss a national energy policy. 430,000 Queenslanders living below the poverty line. The ambulance service wants more Queenslanders to learn CPR. Queensland men aged over 55 are most risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancers.

Energy prices the focus for Federal Parliament

Federal cabinet has discussed a national energy policy. Among the key issues energy prices, reliability and renewable energy, and a new report says consumers need to say no to bad deals from retailers. Jorja McDonnell reports.

Food Bank desperate for donations as demand for service rises

Imagine you’re a parent and you have to decide between power and food for your family. That’s the reality for the 430,000 Queenslanders living below the poverty line. Lily Greer reports.

Public urged to learn CPR

The ambulance service wants more Queenslanders to learn CPR. On Restart a Heart Day, paramedics gave free lessons on how to save lives. Jessica McGrath reports.

Men most at risk of skin cancer

Queensland men aged over 55 are most risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancers. The latest research has uncovered the extent of the disease and its cost on the health system. Lily Nothling reports.

Cape York boy’s chopper dreams come true

It was a dream come true for a schoolboy from one of Queensland’s most remote communities. The young helicopter enthusiast was guest of honour at an air rescue base. Claire Boughey reports.

Kangaroos ‘on holiday’ as they prepare for World Cup

Mal Meninga has some big calls to make on who will fill the final four places on his Kangaroos team. But the players say they’ve been focusing on forming relationships and enjoying themselves in the lead-up to the World Cup

Indigenous inclusion promised for 2018 Commonwealth Games

One of the major goals for next year’s Commonwealth Games is to engage with Australia’s first nations people. But some Indigenous leaders are doubtful of the government’s commitment to reconciliation. Elisabeth Moss reports.

QUT Radio News – Monday 16 October 2017

The headlines, why Queensland’s power costs are so high. Melanomas and Cancer Sponges – Aussie scientists leading the world, older Queensland men lead the victim stats. Seven marathons, seven continents – seven degrees below Zero. And a warning for those

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