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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Brisbane Lions AFLW introduces new recruits

The Brisbane Lions are hoping to go one better in next year’s women’s AFL competition. Today the club welcomed eight keen new players to the team.

Michael McGuane reports.

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NRL 2018 draft revealed

The NRL has released its full 2018 draw for the first time. The Brisbane Broncos will start next year with a bang, hosting the Cowboys at Suncorp for their round two clash.

Lily Nothing reports.

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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.

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QUT Radio News – Thursday 19 October 2017

The headlines, anti-gambling groups slam Melbourne’s Crown Casino over allegations of tampering with pokies.

A new report reveals Australians are donating less to charities than ever.

And a French reality show to rock the party on the quiet streets of Fig Tree Pocket.

QUT Radio News is brought to you by Kate McCormack and Elizabeth Peel.

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QUT TV News – Wednesday 18 October 2017

In this bulletin, rough weather is hampering the search for six fisherman missing off Central Queensland, as hopes fade for their survival.

The Prime Minister is facing an uphill battle to get all the states to support his new energy plan.

Health authorities will spend more money on diagnosing influenza next year.

Queensland doctors have developed an app to help diagnosis a disease called delirium.

Cyclists around Brisbane have braved the elements to take part in Ride To Work Day.

More than 1,800 Queenslanders have been named to carry the Commonwealth Games Baton later this year.

And a group of Brisbane schoolgirls have undergone some drastic changes to help cancer victims.

This edition of QUT News is brought to you by Sarah Cawte, Maudy Veltema and Bryce Heaton.

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Rough seas hamper trawler search

Rough weather is hampering the search for six fisherman missing off Central Queensland, as hopes fade for their survival. One of their colleagues was rescued after hours in the water clinging to the capsized trawler.

Claire Boughey reports.

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