Day: September 17, 2019

QUT TV News – Tuesday 17 September 2019

In this bulletin, the relentless battle against fires in Queensland and New South Wales again dominates the news. Given the current drought and wildfires the Federal Government is urging the eastern states to speed up the construction of dams. Queensland

Fire concerns rise as storms roll in

Tonight the relentless battle against fires in Queensland and New South Wales again dominates the news. Weary firefighters see no end in sight. Megan Rainbird reports.

Worry over water levels and dam delays

Given the current drought and wildfires the Federal Government is urging the eastern states to speed up the construction of dams. And not just for the regions already suffering. Max Melit reports.

World-first saliva study for skin cancer

Queensland researchers are recruiting for the world’s largest skin cancer study. They want 20,000 volunteers to give up some saliva. Amber Gifford reports.

Berejiklian backbenchers back down

The abortion debate in New South Wales is causing grief for the Premier. But for the moment rebel backbenchers have backed down on a threat to topple her. Libby Hopper reports.

War correspondents remembered in historic Parer Place

Media workers killed during front line reporting have been honoured in Brisbane. Army and media officials came together at QUT to pay their respects. Georgia Collings reports.

Multiple match bans in finals footy

One of AFL’s great players will miss the coming finals round, and another star in Rugby League is facing suspension too. Both are vital to their teams chances. Charles Dally-Watkins reports.

International pop-culture fest hits Brisbane

Some of Brisbane’s best masters of disguise, called cosplayers are donning their outfits. They’re preparing for what they believe is the pop culture event of the year, Comic-con. Ha-Teya Gripske reports.

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