Day: October 3, 2018

QUT TV News – Wednesday 3 October 2018

Tsunami aid

In this bulletin, Australia is to provide $5 million and medical staff to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami. After eighteen years, the GST on women’s sanitary items will finally be ditched. Queensland’s Emergency Services have unveiled a strategy

Australia announces $5 million in foreign aid to Indonesia

Australia is to provide $5 million and medical staff to help victims of the earthquake and tsunami. More than 1200 people are now believed dead. Norma Hilton reports.

Tampon tax axed, but GST carve-up proves contentious

After eighteen years, the GST on women’s sanitary items will finally be ditched. The move will lower the price of products once deemed a “luxury item”. Georgie Nichols reports.

New strategy for Queensland emergency service volunteers

Queensland’s Emergency Services have unveiled a strategy for using volunteers in natural disasters. Thousands of residents may be asked to help during floods, fires and severe storms. Liam Morton reports.

Hornet hopes to ‘sting’ Mundine in November fight

It’s official – Brisbane’s boxing superstar Jeff Horn will take on Anthony Mundine in a multi-million dollar bout. They’ll draw thousands of fans to Suncorp Stadium in November. Claudine Blondeau reports.

More koalas around Brisbane than expected

There’s good news for Brisbane’s koala population. Brisbane City Council has confirmed more koalas are being found in gum trees across parts of the city boundaries. Amy Wilson reports.

Cordner named as interim Kangaroos Captain

The NRL has announced a new interim captain for the Kangaroos. Greg Inglis has been suspended for two games after a drink driving charge and Vice Captain, Boyd Cordner, will take over. James Hawes reports.

Drivers gear up for blockbuster Bathurst

Australia’s biggest supercar race, the Bathurst 1000 is fast approaching. Teams are now spending hundreds of thousands of dollars fine-tuning their cars in the hope they won’t fail or crash. Laura Lavelle reports.

Young Endeavour docks in Brisbane

The Young Endeavour, a tall mast sailing ship, has docked in Brisbane. Twenty-six lucky trainees disembarked after the experience of their lives. Alice Leggett reports.

QUT Radio News – Wednesday 3 October 2018

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