Category: Education

Science education more important than ever

At the World Science Festival in Brisbane, robots, rockets and bubbles introduced science to the young and the young at heart, in a free for all. Reece D’Alessandro reports.

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Young scientists get on board at the World Science Festival

Some kids live and breath science. But for others it’s clouded by complex words and confusing equations. The World Science Festival is taking young children back to basics, in hope they will see the light. Annie Pullar reports.

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Unhealthy screen time for Aussie kids

A new survey shows one in three Queensland kids are spending too much time in front of screens. The Cancer Council says it’s placing children at a high risk of obesity and chronic disease. Meg Waller reports.

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Students lead road safety campaign

The Queensland Government’s campaign to stop people using their phones while driving is getting some help. And it’s coming from young people worried that teenagers are killing themselves for the sake of a text. Tianna Balmer reports.

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$10 million education facility opens at Brisbane Airport

Aviation Australia has opened a state of the art facility at Brisbane Airport to train commercial pilots, cabin crew and aircraft engineers. The new expansion includes a realistic helicopter flight simulator. Laura Rowan reports.

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QUT develops robot to improve diet

Technology is developing at an increasing rate and one Queensland researcher is using robotic technology to help improve people’s diets. Jacob Miley reports.

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Changes being made to school speed zones

The RACQ is warning drivers to be aware of major changes to some school speed zones. The 40 kilometres per hour speed limit may be in force all day long. Madison Scott reports.

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Emergency service personnel honoured at awards ceremony

The honours system is a way of saying thanks for acts of bravery and courage, but it also recognises the vital work of those behind the scenes, who help organisations like our emergency services to excel. Imogen Kars reports.

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CIP2: Staff and students jump for joy

Now, the final of our three special reports, on QUT’s new Creative Industries Precinct. We look at how the space measures up for those who use it every day the students and teachers. Adriana Mageros reports.

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Shorten’s renewable energy key to lowering electricity bills

Bill Shorten used his time in the Sunshine State today, to pledge Labor’s funding commitment to renewable energy. He says it’s the energy of the future. Paxton Roth reports.

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