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Flood Fraud loses appeal
A Grantham woman convicted of fraudulently obtaining over $140,000 in flood relief payments has lost her case in QLD’s Court of Appeal.
Christine Blackmore appealed her July 2015 conviction on the grounds that potential issues with juror’s behaviour could have unfairly influenced the trial’s outcome. In her ruling yesterday Justice Margaret McMurdo ruled that there was no breach of behavioural guidelines.
Up to a Third of Young Australian Women have Disordered Eating Patterns, Parties Urged to Commit to Recycling Scheme and Indian Schoolgirl Jailed for Cheating. (Image:flickr)
Up to a Third of Young Australian Women have Disordered Eating Patterns
Researchers from UQ have found that up to a third of young Australian women display disordered eating behavior.
In conjunction with the Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University in Sweden, the study showed 4% of women aged 18-23 reported symptoms of bulimia nervosa while 17% reported episodes of overeating and 16% reported binge eating.
A Singapore Airlines plane has caught fire after touching down at Changi Airport last night, however none of the 222 passengers or 19 crew-members were injured after the aircraft’s right engine caught fire. (Image Source: Wikimedia)
Hendra vaccine trial results
After a year long trial of a Hendra vaccine in humans, none of the 40 participants have suffered any serious ill-effects.
4 of 7 people who have been infected with the Hendra virus, as well as 50 horses, have died since the disease was discovered in Brisbane in 1994, the most recent outbreak being in September last year.
Dr Jeannette Young, chief health officer of Queensland says the clinical trial results will be released later this year.