Shorten in Brisbane to bolster Labor’s $14-billion schools pledge

The Opposition Leader was in Brisbane this morning, to sell his $14-billion State Schools election pledge. But that message was somewhat overshadowed, by the Prime Minister’s announcement of business tax cuts.

Leanne Nebe reports.

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Slater switches to become a Saint off-the-field

Rugby league great, Billy Slater has switched codes. He’s landed a part time role as a leadership consultant with Saint Kilda AFL team. But, he hasn’t totally deserted the Storm.

Aleesha Buckby reports.

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Students udged to stay safe for Schoolies

Grade 12 students right across the country are counting down their last few weeks of school. The Queensland Government is almost as busy with preparations well underway for a safer season of Schoolies celebrations.

Anna Graham reports.

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The Wunderbar with no beer

There wasn’t a drop of beer on offer, but thousands attended an Oktoberfest event at Brisbane showgrounds today. It’s part of German Week and gives a younger generation a taste of European life.

Josh Stengert reports.

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Collingwood sits at centre of AFL trade

Transfers are coming thick and fast in the AFL trade world with Collingwood at the centre of the action. And the world’s richest race on turf, the Everest, is shaping up to be a rich show of competition.

Tom Fleming reports.

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Boxing buzz takes the sting out of stress

The sport of boxing is undergoing a major revival, with new clubs popping up all over the state. Now, university students in Brisbane are jumping into the ring to stay fit and healthy and, to de-stress.

Georgie Hewson reports.

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QUT Radio News – Thursday 11 October 2018

Today’s QUT Radio News is brought to you by and Kendyl Bailey and Norma Hilton.

QUT TV News – Wednesday 10 October 2018

In this bulletin, advertising for Australia’s richest horse race, The Everest, has divided a nation.

The Labor Party has unveiled a $14 billion education plan in a bid to win the next election.

Firefighters are among the first to face danger to keep us safe and today, those who have sacrificed their lives doing it, have been remembered.

Parts of South East Queensland have been pummelled by heavy rain and hail and there’s more to come.

One of Queensland’s most successful food and drinks manufacturers has cornered a special market.

And US historians hope they’ve found Captain Cook’s ship, the HMS Endeavour.

This edition of QUT News is brought to you by Lauren Reddiex, Tiffanie Turnbull and Anna Eyears.

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Protests fail to stop Opera House promotion

Advertising for Australia’s richest horse race, The Everest, has divided a nation. Protestors did their best to disrupt what they saw as the promotion of gambling on the Sydney Opera House.

Leanne Nebe reports.

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Labor pledges $14 billion for schools

The Labor Party has unveiled a $14 billion education plan in a bid to win the next election. It says it’s the biggest ever investment in public schools.

Georgie Hewson reports.

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