Day: September 20, 2018

QUT TV News – Thursday 20 September 2018

Empty shop fronts

In this bulletin, There’s been a second shark attack in the Whitsunday region within the space of 24 hours. So-called “food terrorists” now face between 10 to 15 years behind bars. Empty shopfronts have become a common sight around Brisbane,

Second Whitsunday shark attack in 24 hours

There’s been a second shark attack in the Whitsunday region within the space of 24 hours. Tonight a young girl is in hospital, in serious condition. A Tasmanian tourist, attacked late yesterday, remains in critical condition in hospital. Laura fell

Tough new penalties passed for fruit tampering

So-called “food terrorists” now face between 10 to 15 years behind bars. Parliament passed the tough new penalties in less than four hours. Madison Brown reports.

Dutton dodges no-confidence vote

One vote has saved Peter Dutton from facing a no-confidence motion, for misleading parliament. But the Opposition vows to continue the pressure on the Minister. In the meantime, Scott Morrison went bush to talk ‘common sense’ about helping drought stricken

Smaller retailers doing it tough

Empty shopfronts have become a common sight around Brisbane, sparking concerns of a retail downturn. Experts say the increasing vacancy rate represents a significant change in the retail world. James Kleeman reports.

Construction begins on south-east Queensland’s newest university campus

Construction began today on south-east Queensland’s newest university campus. It will provide much-needed opportunities for young people in one of our fastest growing corridors. Chris Smith reports.

Hoover offers his paw for a cancer cure

Brisbane scientists are conducting a world first experiment to help diagnose, target and treat cancer. A 10-year-old dog battling prostate cancer has put his paw up for the job. Zakary Nash reports.

Bikes take to Brisbane’s brand new BMX track

Brisbane now boasts a new facility for adrenaline sports. The multi-million dollar B-M-X track is expected to be a hit with families. Tim Lofthouse reports.

Thousands turn out to see Tigers train

Richmond face Collingwood tomorrow night for the first spot in this year’s AFL Grand Final. This morning “tiger-land’s” home ground was a sea of yellow and black. Daniele Antonaglia reports.

QUT Radio News – Thursday 20 September 2018

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