Category: Radio

QUT Radio News – Thursday 10 May 2018

The headlines, power Bills and Climate Change – the intersection between science, dollars, and politics. As the dual citizenship row continues for politicians, we talk to a couple who are taking the plunge and become new Aussies. Donald Trump claims

Flowers for Mum: don’t be left empty handed

By Anna Eyears Produced for online by Jorja McDonnell With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, the Flower Association of Australia is reminding people to check the terms and conditions when placing flower orders. FAA executive officer Shane Holeorn is

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Brisbane getting a taste of Eurovision

By Milly Dimitrijevic Produced for online by Jorja McDonnell Restaurants across Brisbane have caught Eurovision fever, and will be holding events to celebrate the song contest this weekend.

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QUT Radio News – Tuesday 8 May 2018

The headlines, Brisbane commuters set to win in this year’s Federal Budget. New research calls for teens to start school later in the day. The autumn of 2018 has been warmer than average, but that’s about to change with an

Dairy dodgers say SOY-onara to good health

By Kaileigh Carew Edited for online by Claire Boughey Dieticians are recommending those who steer clear of having cows’ milk in their morning coffee, should eat other foods rich in iodine to avoid problematic thyroid function. As the trend of

Kangaroos are turning on humans for food, experts say

By Kirsty Davis, produced for online by Natalie Brown. An attack from a kangaroo has left a tourist with 17 stitches on the New South Wales Central Coast. Wanting a photo with the marsupial, the tourist was left with more

Thousands of Australians being turned away from treatment for eating disorders

Anorexia has the highest death rate of all psychiatric illness. Why isn't it being funded? (

By Georgia Indian, produced for online by Natalie Brown Despite having the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disease, Anorexia Nervosa is amongst the lowest government-funded illnesses, with some of the most expensive treatment costs. In a study released by

QUT Radio News – Thursday 3 May 2018

The headlines. Ipswich council set to be sacked, while a rebel MP says “I told you so”. Sugar not so sweet as one of the state’s prime industry continues to decline. Indigenous artists targeted by unscrupulous dealers and dodgy importers.

Essential oils linked to the development of male hormone condition

By Kaileigh Carew Edited for online by Claire Boughey A study has linked the use of essential oils with the development of male gynecomastia, a condition developed due to abnormally high levels of estrogen. Research previously drew connections between essential

QUT Radio News – Wednesday 2 May 2018

The headlines, a controversial coal mine gets another chance Extra money for sexual assault victims from the state’s institutions. E-cigarettes a major tobacco company says it’s promoting them “purely at adults”. And disagreement today over a study suggesting a link