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QUT Radio News – Commonwealth Games Special – Friday 13 April 2018

It’s the final day of our special Commonwealth Games coverage and Australia is way ahead in the tally with a total of 160 medals: 63 gold, 47 silver and 50 bronze. In this report we look all the latest news

Public transport winning the way to the Games

There are fresh calls for everyone to see the Commonwealth Games via public transport. Chloe Wilshire reports.

Brisbane Airport embraces the GC Games

With more than 6,600 athletes from 71 nations coming to South-East Queensland, and tens of thousands of tourists, it’s no wonder airports around the south-east are chokkas. Ashlee Press reports.

Drivers heading to the Commonwealth Games urged to allow more time

If you’re planning to drive to the Commonwealth Games double the time you think it will take. That’s because a lot more vehicles are expected to be using Gold Coast roads. Jorja McDonnell reports.

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

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.

Rain fails to dampen Ride to Work Day

Cyclists around Brisbane have braved the elements to take part in Ride To Work Day. The annual event aims to promote cycling as a viable alternative for commuters. Naveen Razik reports.

Man dies after being swept away by flood waters

Police have again warned motorists not to drive into flooded waterways after the death of a man near Gympie. His wife watched on as he was swept away in a swollen causeway. Michael McGuane reports.

Questions surround transport for Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast Mayor says the number one issue during the 2018 Commonwealth Games is transport. Hundreds of millions have been spent on infrastructure upgrades, but questions remain – can the Gold Coast handle the biggest event hosted by a

Cape York boy’s chopper dreams come true

It was a dream come true for a schoolboy from one of Queensland’s most remote communities. The young helicopter enthusiast was guest of honour at an air rescue base. Claire Boughey reports.