Day: October 17, 2017

QUT TV News – Tuesday 17 October 2017

In this bulletin, a police man-hunt is in its second day, after an attempted abduction of a young girl. Police have again warned motorists not to drive into flooded waterways after the death of a man near Gympie. City Hall

Police hunt underway after an attempted abduction

A police man-hunt is in its second day, after an attempted abduction of a young girl early Monday morning. Police are urging parents to be more vigilant about securing their homes. Chloe Wilshire reports.

Man dies after being swept away by flood waters

Police have again warned motorists not to drive into flooded waterways after the death of a man near Gympie. His wife watched on as he was swept away in a swollen causeway. Michael McGuane reports.

Home owners helped to bin green waste for free

City Hall is urging home owners to get rid of green waste this weekend – for free. It comes as emergency services continue preparing for another dangerous storm season. Naveen Razik reports.

Queenslanders struggling to make ends meet

Queenslanders struggling to make ends meet are being offered free financial advice. The Salvation Army says basic budgeting measures can help ease financial stress. Sheridan Ireland reports.

Child poverty on the rise in Queensland

The Australian Council of Social Services says child poverty is getting worse. A major conference in Brisbane heard an alarming number of young Queenslanders are living below the poverty line. Jorja McDonnell reports.

Kangaroos line-up looming for the World Cup

The Kangaroos are back on home soil and coach Mal Meninga has a big decision to make. Madeline Paulsen reports.

Questions surround transport for Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast Mayor says the number one issue during the 2018 Commonwealth Games is transport. Hundreds of millions have been spent on infrastructure upgrades, but questions remain – can the Gold Coast handle the biggest event hosted by a

QUT Radio News – Tuesday 17 October 2017

The headlines, the federal government dumps the proposed clean energy target in favour of cheaper more guaranteed power. New research shows Australia’s aid budget cuts will see a loss in exports. And Iraqi government forces capture the Kurdish-held city of

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