Almost 200 deaths in Queensland’s worst flu season

The staggering impact of flu in Queensland, 191 people have died in the worst season ever and that’s four times as many as last year.

Federica Willemsen reports.

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Sydney gunman identified but his motive is still unknown

A gunman who opened fire on Sydney police stations before being shot dead has been identified. But authorities are still investigating his motive.

Tom Hainsworth reports.

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Morrison says he’s got nothing to hide

A former diplomat warns Australia not to tell its U.S ally too much. But Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he has “nothing to hide” following his phone call with Donald Trump over the Russian probe.

Lucy Loram reports.

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Brisbane Airport’s new runway takes shape

Brisbane Airport’s new runway is expected to boost the economy by five billion dollars within a decade. It’s already ahead of schedule and under budget.

Kelseigh Wrigley reports.

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LifeFlight gets high-tech simulator for medical crews

One of Queensland’s busiest helicopter rescue services is finding more ways to save lives. The RACQ’s LifeFlight is training medical crews under extreme conditions.

Jacob Condon reports.

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Every dollar counts for RSPCA campaign

Queensland’s largest animal welfare charity needs $50 million a year to operate. Only three per cent comes from Government and now it’s seeking more help.

Miriam Aguero reports.

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Roosters Tedesco wins Dally M

Rugby league’s biggest awards night was good news for Melbourne Storm. But Sydney’s James Tedesco snatched the coveted Dally M medal for best player.

Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

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#Hashtag personalised plates launched in Queensland

Do you ever want to say something to the person tailgating your car? Now you can, on your number plate.

Lucy McCrossan reports.

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QUT Radio News – Thursday 3 October 2019

Today’s news is brought to you by Elizabeth Neil and Charlie Dally-Watkins.

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QUT TV News – Wednesday 2 October 2019

No water restrictions, yet

In this bulletin, drought-ravaged Southern Queensland faces a water crisis with several towns completely dry. But there is no move yet to impose restrictions on the use of water in Brisbane and some residents wonder why.

The Government has lashed out at major banks for failing to pass on all of this week’s interest rate cut.

It seems red meat isn’t as bad for you as previously thought.

Seafood lovers rejoice. Brisbane is serving up a second course of the dining event, Sea to the City.

And free fitness classes are on offer across Brisbane and they are being promoted as the key to a better quality of life.

This edition of QUT News is brought to you by Jessica Rendall, Max Eagles and Alana Riley.

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