Day: October 8, 2018

QUT TV News – Monday 8 October 2018

In this bulletin, a maintenance supervisor at Dreamworld has told an inquest the button which could’ve prevented the fatal accident that killed four people, wasn’t checked. There is alarming new data on the levels of distress amongst young Australians. Summer

Inquest hears Dreamworld deaths could have been prevented with the press of a button

A maintenance supervisor at Dreamworld has told an inquest the button which could’ve prevented the fatal accident that killed four people, wasn’t checked. Stephen Murphy says he’d never pressed the button and was unsure what it actually did. Tom Fleming

Young Australians suffering psychological distress

There is alarming new data on the levels of distress amongst young Australians. One in three young people admit to high levels of psychological distress. Aleesha Buckby reports.

Queenslanders urged to get ready for storm season

Summer is fast approaching and authorities want the public to think now about preparing for the expected extreme weather conditions. Georgie Hewson reports.

Drivers targeted as kids head back to school

Parents frazzled about heading back to school, had one more thing to worry about this morning. Brisbane City Council has restarted its campaign to tackle drivers who flaunt parking rules near schools. Liam Kennedy reports.

Tourists causing traffic troubles on Bribie Island

Bribie Island is best known as a quiet region north of Brisbane with an idyllic lifestyle and beachside getaways. But speedy tourists and congestion are causing headaches for locals. Laura Daly reports.

Movie boom boosts jobs and economy

Queensland’s Gold Coast will be home to two giant film productions, each starting work this month. Politicians believe the movie boom will boost jobs and the economy. Anna Graham reports.

Lownes fairytale finish to Bathurst 1000

Craig Lowndes and Steve Richards have won the Bathurst 1000 in a race that left fans cheering. David Reynolds fought to defend his title following last year’s win but was unable to hold off Lowndes. Josh Stengert reports.

QUT Radio News – Monday 8 October 2018

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