Tag Archive for Victoria

Psychic scams rampant in Victoria, NSW

Psychic scams are an international menace. Wherever there are people with money and valuables, there will be those that try to fleece them. Victorians being fleeced in scams by pretend psychics | Herald Sun. Consumer Affairs Victoria received 13 complaints about psychic-related scams in the past financial year, but says the actual number is likely…

Unexpected tiger quoll captured on game cam

Another fine vindication of the power of game cameras. An surprise resident appears. Endangered tiger quoll spotted in Grampians for the first time in more than 140 years – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). A tiger quoll has been sighted in the Grampians National Park in western Victoria for the first time in more than…

Big cats study from Victoria, Australia concludes: “evidence inadequate”

In a follow up to this story: Big cats in Victoria: DSE study says they’re just feral but case not closed – ABC Ballarat – Australian Broadcasting Corporation. The zoologist behind the study of the existence of big cats in regional Victoria declares ‘the available evidence inadequate’ in proving their existence. Avowed big cat hunter…

Dentist claims cancer cure. Court rules false advertising.

Court rules on ‘deceptive’ cancer cure claims – ABC Melbourne – Australian Broadcasting Corporation. A Victorian court has ruled a former Melbourne dentist who claims he is able to cure cancer using alternative therapies has been deceiving patients. Noel Campbell is the sole director of Operation Smile which runs the Hope Clinic offering alternative therapies…