Category: Human Interest

First time home buyers urged to get in quick

If you’re in the market for your first home, State Treasurer Curtis Pitt is urging you to buy before June 30. That’s the deadline to take advantage of an extra $5000 on top of the existing new home owners’ grant.

Posted in Business, Consumer, Human Interest, News, QUT News, State, Television

Woodworkers carving it up this weekend

From weekend hobbyist and home DIY’er, to the most experienced of enthusiasts. They’ve all gathered for the Brisbane Wood Working show at the RNA. Lexi Kehl reports.

Posted in Arts, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Television

Protesters demand Qld Government rejects Adani deal

A large and loud crowd of activists held an anti-Adani protest outside Queensland’s Parliament House. They’re demanding the Government reject a special royalties deal for the giant mine company. Lily Greer reports.

Posted in Business, Human Interest, News, Politics, QUT News, State, Television

Humble cuppa raises thousands for cancer research

Brisbane morning tea lovers are on a mission to help fight cancer. Already they’ve raised $700,000 for the Cancer Council and there’s more to come. Sarah Cawte reports.

Posted in Education, Health, Human Interest, National, News, QUT News, Television

40 years on, Star Wars robots a reality

It’s 40¬†years, since ‘Star Wars’ first hit the silver screen, launching into our lives forever. Now robots like R2-D2 are no longer just a sci-fi fantasy. Lexy Haggard reports.

Posted in Entertainment, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Technology, Television

Australia’s biggest morning tea could do with a few more blokes

By Joseph Lam Australia’s biggest morning was held at Stamford Plaza earlier today and while cancer does not discriminate on the basis of gender it appears morning teas still do. The annual event which raised $2.2 million last year and aims for

Posted in Health, Human Interest, News, QUT News Tagged with: , , , ,

Innovation and enterprise key to future jobs

By Megan Dennis Produced for online by Lily Nothling Will robots be taking over our jobs? Will the period of retirement be longer? What is the changing face of capitalism? These are just some of the questions experts will answer

Posted in Business, Education, Employment, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Radio, Science, Technology

Security to be stepped up at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Queensland police will closely monitor the global terror status as preparations continue for the Commonwealth Games. But it it appears people aren’t letting the latest attack affect their travel plans. Jesse Gentle reports.

Posted in Human Interest, News, QUT News, Sport, Television, World

One in four families are struggling to feed their children

More people in Queensland are living closer to the bread line than ever before. A new Salvation Army report indicates some families are struggling even to put food on the table. Lexy Haggard reports.

Posted in Employment, Features, Human Interest, National, News, QUT News, Television

Protesters outraged over Lytton Road upgrade

A road project in East Brisbane has residents seeing red. They say the Council is forcing dozens of families out of their homes. Sarah Cawte reports.

Posted in Human Interest, News, QUT News, Television, Transport