• A property where cannabis oil is produced in South Australia was raided by the police yesterday, causing outrage and fears for the lives of sick Queensland children who rely on medical cannabis. The police seized chemicals and other substances for forensic testing, but no charges have yet been laid.
• The Royal Australasian College of Physicians has cut Launceston General Hospital’s adult internal medicine training accreditation from level three to level two, which means young doctors training in disciplines such as cardiology, gastroenterology and respiratory diseases cannot finish their basic training at the Launceston General Hospital.
• Under Queensland law, motorists can be fined for not giving way to emergency vehicles when safe to do so. Moving into the path of emergency vehicles flashing blue or red lights or sounding the siren can cost three demerit points and a fine of $284.