Day: October 9, 2018

QUT TV News – Tuesday 9 October 2018

In this bulletin, the controversy surrounding advertising the Everest Horse race on the Sydney Opera House sails, has escalated. A shark has mauled a man while he was fishing off the coast of Rockhampton. Brisbane City Council has launched a

Everest escalates Opera House ad row to new heights

The controversy surrounding advertising the Everest Horse race on the Sydney Opera House sails, has escalated. With Racing New South Wales cancelling the planned live barrier draw and temporarily suspending betting. Laura Daly reports.

Third Qld shark attack in as many weeks

A shark has mauled a man while he was fishing off the coast of Rockhampton. It’s the third attack in Queensland in as many weeks. Manille Lumayag reports.

Lord Mayor wants residents to ‘dob in a dumper’

Brisbane City Council has launched a major crackdown on illegal dumping. A hundred new hidden cameras will help catch the city’s worst offenders in the act. Tom Fleming reports.

Food charities band together so all can get a fair share

Two of the state’s biggest food charities have teamed up to make millions of meals for Queenslanders in need. Food Bank and Fare Share are ready to cook up a storm. Anna Graham reports.

Federal plan to ban migrants from major cities

The Federal Government is facing demands for details of its plan to ban new migrants from major cities for up to five years. Canberra says it’s to ease congestion on roads and rail. Liam Kennedy reports.

New daycare centre dubbed one-stop shop for families

Parents in Brisbane’s CBD have more childcare options than ever. A new daycare centre has just opened on George Street. The extra places on offer are helping drive down prices for city Mums and Dads. Leanne Nebe reports.

Kangaroos fly out for trans-Tasman Test

In a shock decision, Kiwis coach, Michael Maguire, has named 23-year-old Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, as captain ahead of Saturday night’s trans-Tasman Test. Bridget Nagel reports.

Norman honoured with statue 50 years after solidarity stand

Betting for the world’s richest horse race was temporarily suspended amid security concerns. The Everest’s barrier draw is now public and this morning, some of the hopefuls took to the track. Georgie Hewson reports.

Kids get planting for Arbour Day

School kids across Queensland got their hands dirty today. All in the name of saving our environment. They were planting trees in recognition of Arbor Day. Josh Stengert reports.

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