Category: QUT News

eSports in talks to join Olympic Games

By Laura Daly and Isla Stanich Video gamers probably aren’t what most people picture when they think of Olympic athletes, but competitive gamers could soon be competing for gold. The International Olympic Committee is in talks with the e-gaming industry,

Labor promises more funding for TAFE Queensland ahead of election

By Laura Daly Today on the campaign trail the Australian Labor Party has promised more money to vocational education and TAFE facilities. Deputy leader of the ALP Tanya Plibersek announced a $40 million plan to build a new campus at

Welfare recipients plan protests against the LNP’s cardless cash

By Laura Daly and Liam Lo Grande Trials of the cashless debit card (CDC) for welfare recipients may be causing trouble for the federal government, with protests scheduled across the country to resist the project. The initiative, currently being trialed

Qantas world first with waste-free flight

By Laura Daly and Isla Stanich Qantas has completed the world’s first-ever “zero waste” flight, setting an example for other airlines and the rest of the world. Plastic waste is a crisis threatening the survival of ecosystems, wildlife and the

Big bans on big boats: Marine activists warn against super-trawlers

By Laura Daly and Dominic Elsome Ban them, or they will come – that’s the warning from the Australian Marine Conservation Society in a new report on the threat posed by foreign-owned super-trawlers.

Election Special 2019: QUT TV News

In this Election Special, former Prime Minister Bob Hawke has died aged 89. Tributes have been pouring in all day. The election has become a fight over the best plan for the economy and who will put more cash in

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies aged 89

On the eve of voting we have a special bulletin on the election. But first, news about one of Australia’s greatest politicians. Bob Hawke, Australia’s 23rd Prime Minister and Labor Party legend, has died at the age of 89. Georgie

Tributes pour in for former PM Bob Hawke

Australians of all persuasions are mourning the passing of the Labor stalwart, Bob Hawke. There has been an outpouring of tributes. Tim Lofthouse reports.

Election Special: Election Moments

A marathon election campaign now comes to a close. Let’s look back at the moments which had us talking at QUT News. Max Eagles reports.

Election Special: Final Day

Australians are about to vote in another Prime Minister, and polls show he could be from Labor too. Bill Shorten has a two per cent lead over Scott Morrison, and they both need last minute votes. Isla Stanich reports.

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