Day: May 1, 2018

QUT TV News – Tuesday 1 May 2018

Farmers protest

In this bulletin, Hundreds of farmers picketed State Parliament today, over proposed new land-clearing laws. Cardinal George Pell will stand trial on historical sex charges. Treasurer Scott Morrison expects more Commonwealth Bank executives to go, after a damning report by

Queensland farmers outraged at proposed land-clearing laws

Hundreds of farmers picketed State Parliament today, over proposed new land-clearing laws. The farmers say the laws are unfair and will ruin their livelihoods. But green groups are applauding the changes. Gemma Niwa reports.

Cardinal Pell to stand trial after pleading not guilty

Cardinal George Pell will stand trial on historical sex charges. Australia’s most senior Catholic and Vatican Treasurer formally pleaded not guilty. Madeline Escobar reports.

Tributes flow for former Queensland Deputy Premier Terry Mackenroth

He was called a lion of Queensland politics, an economic leader and a tough politician with a heart of gold. Terry Mackenroth died yesterday after a short battle with cancer. He’ll be honoured with a State Funeral. Tom Copley reports.

Dunny on the move to prompt police to get prostate test

Queensland’s top cop is used to advising his force about all things policing. But today, he had a different message. Commissioner Ian Stewart wants all the boys in blue to get their prostate checked. Anna Eyears reports.

Commonwealth Bank criticised in banking regulator’s report

Treasurer Scott Morrison expects more Commonwealth Bank executives to go, after a damning report by the banking regulator, APRA. The report called the CBA Board “ineffective’ and “complacent.” Anna McGraw reports.

Council ramps up focus on school drop-off zone safety

Brisbane City Council is ramping up Road Safety Week with a renewed focus on school drop-off zones. It’s hoped the campaign for safer streets around our city’s schools, will also help ease congestion. Bridgette Vanderwolf reports.

Injury woes for star AFL players

Star Geelong player Gary Ablett junior is expected to return from a hamstring injury this week. But he’s no certainty to play this Friday. Toby Rowen reports.

Fish and chips served up to help disadvantaged children

St John’s Cathedral has played host to its annual Loaves and Fishes charity lunch. Six hundred guests sat down to dine, raising money for disadvantaged children. Liam MacGillivray reports.

Critics call for abolition of tampon tax

Written by Kirsty Davis Produced for online by Beatriz Alonso Montalvo Tampons and pads are considered a luxury item by the Federal government. Dozens of websites such as the Period Project are campaigning against the tax. Melbourne Homeless Collective founder

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