Day: September 19, 2018

QUT TV News – Wednesday 19 September 2018

Deep-insert skimming of an ATM

In this bulletin, Police are warning Queenslanders to be wary of card skimming after seizing fake ATM covers in what they say is the latest racket. The fruit sabotage crisis continues to worry government. The final piece of turf has

Queenslanders warned to be wary of card skimming

Police are warning Queenslanders to be wary of card skimming after seizing fake ATM covers in what they say is the latest racket. A foreign student has been charged with 61 card skimming offences across Brisbane. James Kleeman reports.

Commonwealth steps up to help strawberry growers

The fruit sabotage crisis continues to worry government. The Prime Minister has labelled the perpetrators “cowards and grubs” and joined Queensland in offering a one million dollar assistance package to growers. Chris Smith reports.

Leading hotel hit by chemical scare

One of Sydney’s leading hotels has been hit by a chemical scare. Thirty people have been treated outside the luxury Pulman Hotel after hydrochloric acid and chlorine gases entered the ventilation system. Zakary Nash reports.

Brisbane’s new riverfront park will be a ‘must-see’ destination

The final piece of turf has been laid at Brisbane’s newest green space, as the Howard Smith Wharves development nears completion. The Council says the new riverfront park will be a ‘must-see’ destination. Daniele Antonaglia reports.

Safety first when buying cars for kids

The RACQ has a hit list of what it believes are the deadliest second-hand cars on the market. The motoring body has released its annual ‘best and worst’ used cars report. More than one hundred failed the safety test. Laura

Tugboat Forceful reopens to the public

Brisbane’s most famous tugboat ‘Forceful’ is being reopened to the public next month for the first time in years. And Maritime Museum volunteers, like spritely Madelaine Blythe, are looking forward to a new chapter in Queensland’s history. Susan Li reports.

QUT Radio News – Wednesday 19 September 2018

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