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Anaphylaxis is a severe form of allergic reaction that is potentially life-threatening

Anaphylaxis is a severe form of allergic reaction that is potentially life-threatening, especially if not treated immediately. It is characterised by a sudden onset; however, the clinical presentation is variable. The diagnosis of anaphylaxis is based on clinical findings and takes the patient’s history and physical examination into consideration. The Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard contains six quality statements and

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Qantas at fault over landing gear incident whilst Dreamliner flying from Sydney.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau published it findings last week – Landing gear retraction deactivation and return involving a Boeing 787, VH-ZNH near Sydney Airport, New South Wales, 21 June 2021 Safety summary – What happened On 21 June 2021, a Boeing Company 787-9, registered VH-ZNH and operated by Qantas Airways, was prepared for a scheduled passenger flight from Sydney,

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Lighting up the CBD “This year’s Chanukah celebrates so much more – the sharing of light, hope and emerging out of darkness; something that is so relevant, necessary and meaningful in our current climate.”

THE Governor of Victoria, the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, the Deputy Premier and the Leader of the Opposition are among the VIPs set to join official Chanukah celebrations over the next fortnight. The chag begins on Sunday, November 28 and will kick off that evening in the CBD with the eight-day Pillars of Light (POL) festival in Fed Square, organised

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‘Criminal money’: Crypto start-up forced offshore after alleged ASX bias

An Australian crypto start-up has criticised the local stock exchange, ASX, for having an alleged bias against cryptocurrency companies, claiming the bourse operator told the business it was using ‘criminal money’ when it applied for a public listing. Banxa, an Australian business that processes payments for major crypto exchanges such as Binance and Huobi, was forced to instead list on

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Super scammer: ASIC chases $29m in ‘missing’ Bitcoin from alleged fraudster

The corporate watchdog is scrambling to recover a trove of Bitcoin worth up to $29 million held in an encrypted device belonging to a Gold Coast barber shop owner suspected of orchestrating a large-scale superannuation fraud. The fraud investigation has also embroiled AFL team Western Bulldogs’ key sponsor CoinSpot. CoinSpot is the cryptocurrency exchange used by the accused superannuation scammer

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Thanks Mavrigiannakis

One Nation’s candidate in Tasmania, Steve Mav, posted on Facebook a screenshot of a text from Senator Lambie to a constituent, who claimed to have found the number on Senator Lambie’s own page, saying she opposed vaccine mandates. Jacqui Lambie, the Coalition and Labor have banded together to demand an apology from One Nation for sharing the independent Tasmanian senator’s

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New Magistrate appointed

Elise Archer, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice. – Appointment of new Magistrate I am pleased to announce Ms Marica Duvnjak has been appointed as a permanent, full-time Magistrate, commencing on 17 January 2022. Ms Duvnjak brings extensive legal experience to this important role, having previously served as a member of the Guardianship and Administration Board, Principal Crown Counsel at the

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Melbourne company Australia Utopia Pty Ltd fined $93,240 for alleged advertising breaches for nicotine vaping products

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued seven infringement notices totalling $93,240 to Australia Utopia Pty Ltd for alleged unlawful advertising of nicotine vaping products on its website. The TGA has informed Australia Utopia that it must immediately remove all advertising of nicotine vaping products from the website. Under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989, vaping products that contain nicotine are

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Youth charged with multiple offences in Devonport

Around 3.30am yesterday, police responded to reports of a suspicious person appearing to break in to vehicles on Haines Place at Devonport. On attendance, police located and arrested a 16-year-old male youth. He has been charged with several offences and will appear before the Youth Justice Court at a later date. Police will allege the youth has committed 11 burglaries,

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Serious motorised bicycle crash

Further to our earlier report from the scene, Tasmania Police have issued a statement below. TVN has footage and neither cars were at fault. Sergeant Mollon from Bellerive Police says “A 43-year-old man from Glenorchy is currently in a serious but stable condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital, following a crash which occurred late Tuesday afternoon. The crash occurred at

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