In the media
Psychiatrist referred to watchdog over murder victim
details in new book
Queensland Health asks the state's corruption watchdog to consider whether "potential corrupt conduct" was involved in the publication of former government psychiatrist Donald Grant's new book (14 June 2018). More...
Woman wins 'landmark' court bid to have baby
with dead partner's sperm
Described as a historic case, the Supreme Court in Brisbane grants a Toowoomba woman the right to use her dead boyfriend's sperm to have a baby, after he took his own life in 2016 (20 June 2018). More...
Two months in town and toddler has too much lead in her
Amita doesn't know what else she can do to protect her 17-month-old daughter after a study finds she's just one of hundreds of Mount Isa children under the age of five with concerning lead levels (17 June 2018). More...
Fair Trading takes beef with unsubstantiated cancer cure
– business fined $11,592
A Queensland business has been ordered to pay more than $11,000 by the Brisbane Magistrates Court for failing to substantiate claims, following an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) investigation. Sun Beef Pty Ltd, trading as SunUltima, operated by directors Colin Uebergang and Anthony Roger Asmus, failed to comply with a notice issued by the OFT which was seeking to substantiate claims about its product curing skin cancer (14 June 2018). More...
MBA: Public consultation on draft revised code of
The current code is due for review and in keeping with good regulatory practice the Board is reviewing the code and has developed a draft revised code for consultation. The proposed revisions expand on and link with existing guidance. Written submissions may be provided until close of business on 3 August 2018. More...
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