Category: Human Interest

Latest rail fail takes Commonwealth Games target off track

The Queensland Government is in damage control today, after one of the state’s shiny new trains derailed near Ipswich yesterday. The trains are already behind schedule and urgently needed on track in time for next year’s Commonwealth Games. Chloe Wilshire

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

Australians confused over sunscreen safety

New research shows only 55% of Australians believe sunscreen is safe to use every day. The National Sun Protection Survey shows people are confused about the best sun protection methods. Madeline Paulsen reports.

Posted in Health, Human Interest, News, QUT News, State, Television

Holden factory closes ending car production in Australia

It’s the end of an era in car manufacturing. Holden has put on the brakes in Australia. Sheridan Ireland reports.

Posted in Consumer, Employment, Human Interest, National, News, QUT News, Television, Transport

Students flying high with drone piloting classes

It’s up, up and away for 13 lucky Brisbane students studying to become drone pilots. They’re the first high schoolers in the country to have this program in their curriculum. Lily Greer reports.

Posted in Education, Human Interest, News, QUT News, Science, State, Technology, Television

Trawler search goes into third day

Queensland is still reeling from wild weather which caused loss of power, school closures and evacuations across the state. Today, the sole known survivor of a trawler tragedy was reunited with his loved ones, but authorities now concede his six

Posted in Human Interest, News, QUT News, State, Television, Weather

Wilkie wants independent inquiry into Crown Casino allegations

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie says the major federal parties are dodging their responsibility to investigate serious money-laundering allegations against Crown Casino. He’s demanding an independent inquiry, into allegations of illegal misconduct. Madeline Paulsen reports.

Posted in Crime, Human Interest, National, News, Politics, QUT News, Television

Health summit focuses on Indigenous children

A new program aimed at improving the health of Aboriginal babies is being trialled in Queensland. Health workers say the program is already a success raising hopes it could be expanded across Australia. Claire Boughey reports.

Posted in Health, Human Interest, Indigenous, News, QUT News, State, Television

Meter to reveal real UV ray dangers

A 22-year-old Engineering student developed a device to bring us one step closer to beating skin cancer. Already, it’s earned the approval of health experts. Sheridan Ireland reports.

Posted in Environment, Health, Human Interest, News, QUT News, State, Television

Spicer inspires a new generation of journalists

High profile journalist Tracey Spicer has delivered an inspirational message to QUT students. She sat down for a personal Q and A session with undergraduates who are working hard to become the next generation of dedicated reporters. Jorja McDonnell reports.

Posted in Education, Human Interest, Media, News, QUT News, State, Television

Athlete shines a social light on the Decathlon

Decathlon, it’s the challenging sport many people haven’t even heard of, but one Comm Games ambassador is showing his online fans exactly what the sport is all about. Lily Greer reports.

Posted in Human Interest, News, QUT News, Sport, sport, State, Technology, Television, World
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