Search warrant carried out in ABC South Bank office and more Zedlines...

Queensland police have executed a search warrant at ABC office in South Bank.

The warrant reportedly follows a claim made by Queensland Cabinet Secretary Leighton Craig, claiming Newman government cabinet documents may have been improperly accessed.

It is believed the information was used to write several stories in February this year about budget cuts in 2012 under the then LNP government.

 

Queenslanders in Baffle Creek and Lowmead Return Home

Families in Baffle Creek and Lowmead regions are finally able to return to their homes after being forced to evacuate their homes last week due to flooding.

This is the second time in four years residents in these Queensland regions have been forced to clean up their damaged houses after flooding.

Lowmead resident Anne Rose said she is concerned about rebuilding her home as she fears her home could be affected by flooding again.

 

Search warrant carried out in ABC South Bank office

Queensland police have executed a search warrant at ABC office in South Bank.

The warrant reportedly follows a claim made by Queensland Cabinet Secretary Leighton Craig, claiming Newman government cabinet documents may have been improperly accessed.

It is believed the information was used to write several stories in February this year about budget cuts in 2012 under the then LNP government.

 

Free healthy choices food app will dial up good tucker

An app, called Good Tucker, has been released in order to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, living in remote areas, make healthier food and beverage choices.

The app allows shoppers to scan a food or beverage product’s barcode and instantly reveal if it is a healthy option.

The App was put together by the Jimmy Little Foundation, in partnership with the Menzies School of Health Research, the University of South Australia and the George Institute for Global Health.

 

Aussies Urged to Think Twice Before Judging Those with Lung Cancer

A new survey has recently revealed that 35% of Australians believe those living with lung cancer are their “own worst enemy” and “have only themselves to blame".

This is in despite of the fact that 58% of Australians have admitted to being a smoker or having smoked previously.

Lung Foundation CEO, Heather Allan, says it's time to break the stigma and address a number of misconceptions.

 

Qubec’s face veil ban will be overturned

Quebec’s new law banning face coverings when giving or receiving public service will not stand up to potential legal challenges.

Montreal human rights lawyer Julius Grey says he rarely feels more confident that a law will be overturned.

The government justifies the law based on religious neutrality, however, critics say the law unfairly targets muslim women who cover their faces.

 

Anne Frank’s Diary Read at Soccer Match

A passage from Anne Frank’s diary is to be read over the loudspeakers at soccer matches in the Rome Olympic stadium to condemn anti-Semitism and to remember the Holocaust.

Anti-semitic stickers of the Holocaust victim wearing the AS Roma jersey have been seen throughout the stadium’s bathrooms.

Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella has called the incident “inhuman” and “alarming to the country.”