Health

Sun 31 May 2020

Bill for Robodebt bungle likely to blow out beyond $720M

Bill for Robodebt bungle likely to blow out beyond $720M

The enormous bill for a failed and “legally insufficient” government program is likely to blow out to much more than the $720 million announced.

Popular market strikes out bat claim

premium_icon Popular market strikes out bat claim

The manager of a large southside market has lashed out at claims his markets were like those at Wuhan in China selling illegal wares such as bats.

Spike in testing numbers in Gladstone after Blackwater case

premium_icon Spike in testing numbers in Gladstone after Blackwater case

More people presenting for COVID-19 testing at BITS Medical Centre respiratory clinic following complex Blackwater case.

Busy weekend for crews from rescue chopper

premium_icon Busy weekend for crews from rescue chopper

A MALE patient has been flown to hospital after he was involved in a traffic collision with an animal.

Death fears as pregnant women denied examinations

premium_icon Death fears as pregnant women denied examinations

Maternity experts are afraid a baby or mother will die following Queensland Health’s switch from routine physical examinations to teleconference appointments.

Mining giant blames ‘dirty’ mum for child poisoning

premium_icon Mining giant blames ‘dirty’ mum for child poisoning

A global mining company says a Queensland mum’s failure to adequately clean her Mount Isa home is the reason her young daughter had lead poisoning.

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