Category: Technology

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

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

Energy prices the focus for Federal Parliament

Federal cabinet has discussed a national energy policy. Among the key issues energy prices, reliability and renewable energy, and a new report says consumers need to say no to bad deals from retailers. Jorja McDonnell reports.

Posted in Business, Consumer, Environment, Human Interest, National, News, QUT News, Science, Technology, Television

World solar challenge races across Australia

Nearly 40 solar powered cars are racing across the centre of Australia, in the World Solar Challenge. Teams from countries including Chile, South Korea and the Netherlands are vying to reach Adelaide first. Tom Copley reports.

Posted in Human Interest, National, News, QUT News, Technology, Television, Transport, World

Prime Minister wants to toughen terror laws

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants a national agreement on how long terrorism suspects can be detained without charge. To tighten security here, he’s also called for a central database of drivers license photos. Bryce Heaton reports.

Posted in Crime, Defence, National, News, Politics, QUT News, Technology, Television

Queensland drives electric car uptake

Queensland is moving slowly down the road to electric cars. A local company that makes charging stations has opened a new factory in Brisbane. Dominic Elsome reports.

Posted in Business, Consumer, Human Interest, Politics, QUT News, State, Technology, Transport

Driverless cars to be tested in Ipswich

The first major test of driverless cars in Queensland will be held in Ipswich. The state government has announced details of the trial which will be held in 2019. Elizabeth Peel reports.

Posted in Human Interest, News, Politics, QUT News, State, Technology, Television, Transport

Brisbane’s recycled roads mean sustainable streets and savings for ratepayers

The Brisbane City Council is recycling old roads. It says the sustainable streets program is saving ratepayers as well as the environment. Tiffanie Turnbull reports.

Posted in Human Interest, News, Politics, QUT News, State, Technology, Television, Transport

Highschoolers attend QUT STEM camp

It may be school holidays, but some Queensland secondary students are still hard at work. They’re attending a special camp at QUT focusing on science, technology, engineering and maths. Rachael Maguire reports.

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

Software malfunction delays flights at Sydney domestic airport

A software failure at Sydney’s domestic airport, caused school holiday passenger chaos around the country. Brisbane Airport was still working to clear the backlog of delayed flights, this afternoon. Ethan Gould reports.

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