Tag: QUT News

Flowers for Mum: don’t be left empty handed

By Anna Eyears Produced for online by Jorja McDonnell With Mothers’ Day just around the corner, the Flower Association of Australia is reminding people to check the terms and conditions when placing flower orders. FAA executive officer Shane Holeorn is

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Brisbane getting a taste of Eurovision

By Milly Dimitrijevic Produced for online by Jorja McDonnell Restaurants across Brisbane have caught Eurovision fever, and will be holding events to celebrate the song contest this weekend.

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Why the cyclists ‘died’ on Stanley Street

By Jorja McDonnell Passionate protesters from the cycling community came out early this morning, in a show of solidarity among Brisbane riders who have been injured and killed on the city’s roads. It follows an incident on April 20 at

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Dirty donors dumping at charity shops

By Kaileigh Carew Produced for online by Jorja McDonnell Charity shops across the state are being used as dumping grounds for rubbish, which Queenslanders could quite easily dispose of themselves.

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More hospital parking will come at a cost

Queensland Health has just announced new plans for parking at The Prince Charles Hospital, after years of angry complaints. But it will cost drivers. Kirsty Davis reports.

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Workers Memorial Day calls for safer worksites

Queensland workers want to scrap the Australian Building and Construction Commission. Unions say it is not efficient and they used Workers Memorial Day to ram home the point. Milly Dimitrijevic reports.

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ACCC hands out hefty fines

Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission has flexed its muscles with $10 million fines for Telstra and Ford. It’s accused Ford of misconduct. Rory Scott reports.

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Can we blame university students for cheating?

By Emily Halverson Last year, 17 AFL players were served a one-year ban from the 2016 Premiership Season for doping at Essendon Football Club. This year the disciplined players are back enjoying footy, with very heathy pay checks to prove

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Study shows brown snakes grow deadlier with age

By Renee Borgeaud Produced for online by Emily Halverson A new study shows brown snakes become more deadly as they get older and there has been a spate of sightings. University of Queensland’s biological science professor Dr Brian Fry led

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Scammers Turning To Social Media

By Jesse Gentle Produced for online by Emily Halverson Scammers are increasingly using social media and dating scams to target victims according to the latest Targeting Scams Report released for National Consumer Fraud Week.

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