In this bulletin, it’s been a frustrating and worrying day for emergency workers, Telstra and Australians facing a crisis.

Some Ipswich Councillors have indicated they won’t back down over the corruption crisis now facing council.

Fans of one of Brisbane’s landmark businesses have lost their battle.

Soon it’ll be lights, camera, action on the Gold Coast ‘Glitter Strip’.

Beef, more beef, and a little bit of lamb. The nation’s best steak and lamb have been crowned at the EKKA’S Food and Wine Show.

And Brisbane is about to celebrate Buddha’s birthday with one of the largest festivals in the world.

This edition of QUT News is brought to you by Kate McCormack, Ashlee Press and Naveen Razik.