Day: October 18, 2017

QUT TV News – Wednesday 18 October 2017

In this bulletin, rough weather is hampering the search for six fisherman missing off Central Queensland, as hopes fade for their survival. The Prime Minister is facing an uphill battle to get all the states to support his new energy

Rough seas hamper trawler search

Rough weather is hampering the search for six fisherman missing off Central Queensland, as hopes fade for their survival. One of their colleagues was rescued after hours in the water clinging to the capsized trawler. Claire Boughey reports.

Turnbull sells “game-changing” energy policy

The Prime Minister is facing an uphill battle to get all the states to support his new energy plan. It’s also under fire from the Opposition. Naveen Razik reports.

More money to be spent on fighting the flu

Health authorities will spend more money on diagnosing influenza next year. Queensland is still recovering from one of the worst flu seasons on record. Jessamy Tredinnick reports.

New app to support people with delirium

Queensland doctors have developed an app to help diagnosis a disease called delirium. It’s often confused with dementia and that causes profound problems. Madeline Paulson reports.

Rain fails to dampen Ride to Work Day

Cyclists around Brisbane have braved the elements to take part in Ride To Work Day. The annual event aims to promote cycling as a viable alternative for commuters. Naveen Razik reports.

Queenslanders named to carry the Commonwealth Games Baton

More than 1,800 Queenslanders have been named to carry the Commonwealth Games Baton later this year. They have widespread backgrounds. Sheridan Ireland reports.

Lasting legacy of the Commonwealth Games

In the lead-up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, all eyes are on the Gold Coast’s ability to step up to the world stage, but what happens to the city once the athletes and spectators go home? Lily Nothling reports.

Long locks cut short for charity

A group of Brisbane schoolgirls have undergone some drastic changes to help cancer victims. They gave up a little of themselves. Chloe Wilshire reports.

QUT Radio News – Wednesday 18 October 2017

The headlines, why the NBN is angering its customers. A buried whale’s blood bubbling onto a Sunshine Coast beach. Driverless cars and taxis and trains are coming. And we go one on one with the coach of a banned transgender

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