ASIC Warns of Scam E-mails

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The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is warning its Registry customers to be vigilant of scam emails purporting to be from ASIC. The Regulator says some customers have received emails containing attachments or links to fake invoices. ASIC Commissioner John Price says the … [Read more...]

Don’t Deny It – YOU are Happy

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The researchers say you are!! Well, it’s out - The National Well-being pulse and guess what? We are the happiest we have ever been in Australia. Happy? You bet. So, happy it’s a wonder not all wetting ourselves, it appears. (All I can say is I must have been bloody miserable for those … [Read more...]

Don’t be a Gift for Mosquitoes

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Townsville Public Health Unit has warned North Queenslanders not to gift wrap themselves as presents for the Aedes aegypti mosquito this holiday season. North Queensland’s wet season can provide the perfect breeding conditions for the Aedes aegypti, the mosquito that can spread dengue and … [Read more...]

Who Has Rudolph’s Rain Coat?

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Well we all know that when it rains Santa dons the Driza-Bone…but what of the reindeer? It’ll be a wet run up to Christmas in Our Towns with showers moving in Christmas Eve and a possible shower expected on the day itself. We’ll see the temps creep up to the low to mid 30’s but will be saved … [Read more...]

‘Fire Up the BARBIE Love’

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The infamous Aussie male catch cry…and the long-held tradition of the sizzling summer BBQ is creating some safety focus as the count down for Christmas kicks in across the region. A spate of recent faults found in gas bottles across the state has led to a Ministerial call for caution these … [Read more...]