Month: April 2018

QUT TV News – Monday 30 April 2018

Second Gonski report flags school reform

In this bulletin, a war veteran, who turns 100 in June, has lost his home and his beloved pet dogs in an overnight fire. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull believes AMP chair Catherine Brenner made the right call in quitting this

WW2 veteran survives savage house fire

A war veteran, who turns 100 in June, has lost his home and his beloved pet dogs, in an overnight fire. But his local community is coming together to help him. Anna McGraw reports.

AMP chair quits as pressure builds over royal commission

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull believes AMP chair Catherine Brenner made the right call in quitting this morning. Despite Brenner’s move, the company remains under pressure from revelations of misconduct at the Banking Royal Commission. Bridgette Vanderwolf reports.

Divorce rates at an all-time low

Written by Bella Rigley. Produced for online by Leia Comegna. There is good news if you’re planning on getting hitched; the Australian divorce rate is at its lowest point since the Family Law Act was established in 1976, according to

Creating climate change policy is the only way to save the Great Barrier Reef, experts say

Written by Georgia Indian, produced for online by Holly Parkinson. The Federal Government plans to roll out a $500 million package to help save the Great Barrier Reef, but marine experts say the money is not being spent on facing

Expert gives Australian schools the fail grade in favour of more tailored teaching

The Australian school curriculum should receive a fail grade, according to a new report by education expert David Gonski. He says we need more targeted teaching and Queensland wants the money to do it. Gemma Niwa reports.

Bystanders are urged to #DoSomething to confront domestic violence.

Written by Lucy Czerwinski. Produce for online by Beatriz Alonso Montalvo Bystanders are being urged to take action when confronted with domestic violence as part of a Queensland Government initiative.

99-year-old War veteran’s home destroyed in blaze as winter house fire season looms

By Jessica Riga An accomplished WWII war veteran’s home has been gutted after flames engulfed his house on Sunday night, prompting a timely reminder of fire safety ahead of Winter. Robert Jackson, 99, was pulled to safety by emergency services

Motorists vs. cyclists: the great Australian road war rages on

Sunshine Coast Council green cycle lane

By Natalie Brown Olympic gold medalist and Ambassador for South Australia’s Motor Accident Commission Anna Meares has kicked off Road Safety Week with a plea for better infrastructure on our roads, in order to protect both drivers and cyclists. In

Olympic cyclist says safety for all road users is paramount

It’s Yellow Ribbon Road Safety Week. And this morning, champion cyclist Anna Meares said it was up to authorities to ensure everyone on our roads stays safe. Madeline Escobar reports.

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