Month: September 2018

ABC Chairman resigns after claims of political interference

The ABC is in crisis, with the Chairman of the Board now resigning. Justin Milne was accused of demanding the sacking of journalists to appease the government. Missy Drage reports.

Experts urge workers to stand up on the job

Fifty per cent of Aussie workers sit down for their job and experts say back problems caused by poor postures, are now a serious health concern. Cynthia Taylu reports.

LNP again floats second M1 proposal

Queensland’s opposition is again backing a new arterial road connecting Brisbane and the Gold Coast. They say their plan is far cheaper than Labor’s. Kendyl Bailey reports.

Public servants demand fair pay offer

Brisbane public servants are up in arms over the latest wage bargaining. They claim they’ve been offered zero per cent. Ysabelle Alesna reports.

Final preparations begin for Riverfire

The Brisbane skyline will come alive with explosions of colour during the Riverfire event. It has become Queensland’s largest annual public celebration. Brigitte O’Brien reports.

Queensland’s largest bike ride launches for 2018

Queensland’s largest bike ride, the Brisbane to Gold Coast Challenge, is just weeks away. And there’ll be one competitor pedalling three, rather than two wheels. Rebecca Durrant reports.

Queensland police officer critically injured by stolen car

A Queensland police officer is fighting for his life after being hit by a stolen car. He was trying to lay out spikes that puncture car tyres. Isla Stanich reports.

QUT Radio News – Thursday 27 September 2018

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Haka steals the limelight at Dally M Medal night

For the first time a New Zealand Warriors player has won the Dally M Medal. Fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck was then greeted with an emotional Haka as a mark of respect. Liam Clarkson reports.

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