Day: May 8, 2018

QUT TV News – Tuesday 8 May 2018

Mackenroth farewelled.

In this bulletin, Hundreds of Queenslanders have said their final goodbyes to former Deputy Premier Terry Mackenroth. Treasurer Scott Morrison is promising tax relief for Australians and more money for aged care and infrastructure in tonight’s federal budget. Queensland lobby

Final farewell for former Deputy Premier

Hundreds of Queenslanders have said their final goodbyes to former Deputy Premier Terry Mackenroth. The 68-year-old was honoured at a state funeral today in Brisbane, the service moving the current Premier to tears. Grant Hayes reports.

Treasurer makes final pitch before budget release

Treasurer Scott Morrison is promising tax relief for Australians and more money for aged care and infrastructure in tonight’s federal budget. There is concern the budget may not contain enough saving measures to reduce our debt. Claire Boughey reports.

Queensland lobby groups hold out hope for budget

Queensland lobby groups are waiting with baited breath to see what the Federal Budget has in store. Key stakeholders shared their hopes ahead of the reveal of the all important document. Lauren Reddiex reports.

New push for Eastern Busway

Communities in Brisbane’s east are hoping they’re not left out of tonight’s budget. Funding for the new Brisbane Metro north and south rail link has sparked new calls for better public transport in the eastern suburbs. Thomas McLaughlin reports.

Man arrested after dangerous chase on Mount Coot-tha

A man has been charged by police following an incident at Mount Coot-tha. Police allege the man rammed a police car. Georgia Indian reports.

Yet another loss for the Lions in a close game against Collingwood

In AFL, the Lions remain winless this season, after a last minute goal from a Collingwood rookie. It was a pulsating contest at the Gabba, as the lead see-sawed between the two teams. Tomson Calland reports.

South East Queensland braces for sudden cold snap

By Liam MacGillivray, produced for Online by Naveen Razik. A cold snap is set to sweep across the South East, with temperatures to plummet this weekend. So far in 2018 autumn has been quite warm with temperatures well above average,

Flowers for Mum: don’t be left empty handed

By Anna Eyears Produced for online by Jorja McDonnell With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, the Flower Association of Australia is reminding people to check the terms and conditions when placing flower orders. FAA executive officer Shane Holeorn is

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NT Chief Minister apologises to LGBTI community over historic gay convictions

By Tamika Seeto, produced for online by Natalie Brown The Northern Territory Government today attempted to right wrongs, expunging historic gay convictions and giving the first formal apology to the LGBTI community. Speaking in Parliament, Chief Minister Michael Gunner said

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