Day: September 26, 2018

QUT TV News – Wednesday 26 September 2018

NRL Billy Slater

In this bulletin, there’s been both joy and strong criticism of an NRL decision allowing Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater to play a fairytale Grand final. As petrol prices skyrocket more than 40,000 Australians have indicated they’ll boycott petrol stations

NRL overturns Slater suspension to mixed reactions

There’s been both joy and strong criticism of an NRL decision allowing Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater to play a fairytale Grand final. The definition of a shoulder charge now faces review. Kendyl Bailey reports.

Dick Smith savages Aldi after his food business collapses

Australian entrepreneur Dick Smith has launched another scathing attack on supermarket giant Aldi, calling them secretive. He’s blamed the company for the failure of his own business. Ysabelle Alesna reports. TRANSCRIPT Dick Smith has announced the end of his Australian-made

Mass fuel boycott planned as prices peak

As petrol prices skyrocket more than 40,000 Australians have indicated they’ll boycott petrol stations next month. The one day National Fuel Strike is being organised by a Bundaberg woman. Alex Brewster reports.

Council promotes six week food waste challenge

Brisbane’s been thrown a six week challenge. Reduce the amount of food we waste, help the environment and save money. Missy Drage reports.

Strawberry sundaes pop up to help sabotaged industry

With hundreds of growers affected and the strawberry sabotage stretching into its third week, charities and organisations are rallying in Queenslander spirit. The Common Good and the ABC are running a strawberry sundae pop-up in King George Square today. Dainya

Study finds refs are misunderstood by footy fans

As the Billy Slater incident indicates, sport referees have a tough job. They aren’t always treated fairly by spectators and QUT research shows people often don’t understand them. Liam Clarkson reports.

Priscilla sashays into QPAC for Brisbane debut

Australia’s most successful home grown musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, is about to rock Brisbane for the very first time. Isla Stanich reports.

QUT Radio News – Wednesday 26 September 2018

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