Queensland News

Mon 30 Mar 2020

ELECTION DAY THREE: Suarez leads, but no corks popping yet

premium_icon ELECTION DAY THREE: Suarez leads, but no corks popping yet

Maria Suarez is keeping the cork in the champagne for now, but she's in poll position to replace a controversial councillor. Stay tuned for results.

RED ZONE PLEA: Tweed leaders weigh in on locking down region

premium_icon RED ZONE PLEA: Tweed leaders weigh in on locking down region

Tourists flouting coronavirus pandemic restrictions have forced the Tweed mayor to call for a region-wide “red zone” lockdown.

Contact tracing underway for returned Miles traveller

premium_icon Contact tracing underway for returned Miles traveller

HEALTH experts have provided an update on the condition of the patient and their circumstances.

Green surge will end Trad’s career

premium_icon Green surge will end Trad’s career

The strong Green vote in South Brisbane at the weekend’s council election means the clock is ticking on Jackie Trad's career, writes Peter Gleeson.

Retailer slams shopping centre owners over rent stance

premium_icon Retailer slams shopping centre owners over rent stance

A devastated retailer has slammed the owners of the major shopping centre over their refusal to reduce rents.

Police charge man for backpack of drug equipment

premium_icon Police charge man for backpack of drug equipment

Moranbah police chased a man who was not wearing a helmet while cycling.

New details for flights linked to CQ coronavirus cases

New details for flights linked to CQ coronavirus cases

UPDATE: Seat numbers have been released for two flights into the Mackay region.

Racing industry gets creative under new COVID-19 rules

premium_icon Racing industry gets creative under new COVID-19 rules

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, racing was dealt tough new restrictions which left stakeholders scrambling for a solution.

‘So devoted to the kids’: Tribute for dad killed in crash

premium_icon ‘So devoted to the kids’: Tribute for dad killed in crash

‘The kids really loved being with him and in his company’: Tributes flow for young father killed in Bruce Highway crash

Mystery chopper ‘hovering’ above raises eyebrows

premium_icon Mystery chopper ‘hovering’ above raises eyebrows

WATCH: A mysterious helicopter "hovering" over Mooloolaba this morning was much less ominous than some conspiracy theorist residents originally believed.

‘Racial prejudice’: Doctor denied right to bulk bill

premium_icon ‘Racial prejudice’: Doctor denied right to bulk bill

Patients of a popular Tanawha doctor have started a petition claiming racial prejudice after the doctor was denied the ability to bulk bill.

Photos show how we’re ignoring social distancing rules

premium_icon Photos show how we’re ignoring social distancing rules

Photos show dozens of people ignoring social distancing advice on the road to a national park.

Airlines reduce flights to Gladstone

premium_icon Airlines reduce flights to Gladstone

A QANTAS spokesman says the airline had reduced flights in and out of Gladstone from 32 services a week to 22 services.

EXPLAINED: What does a coronavirus test involve?

premium_icon EXPLAINED: What does a coronavirus test involve?

Here's the who, where, when, how and why to coronavirus testing.

Coronavirus QLD: Everything you need to know today

Coronavirus QLD: Everything you need to know today

New QLD COVID-19 hotspot revealed, as the state is poised for stimulus payments to arrive.

Qld’s new coronavirus hotspot revealed

premium_icon Qld’s new coronavirus hotspot revealed

A new COVID-19 hotspot is emerging in Queensland, with a 94 per cent increase in cases in just days.

New fears for abuse victims in COVID-19 lockdown

premium_icon New fears for abuse victims in COVID-19 lockdown

Locked inside with no escape, no support and a higher risk of contracting coronavirus is the harsh reality of vulnerable women forced to isolate with an abuser.

Facebook group aims to make kindness go viral

premium_icon Facebook group aims to make kindness go viral

A TOOWOOMBA Facebook group is hoping to inject some kindness into the community by chronicling good deeds and nice acts happening around town.

Emotional parents forced to take kids to school

premium_icon Emotional parents forced to take kids to school

Parents across Queensland are facing harrowing choices as work commitments force them to send their kids to school during the coronavirus pandemic.

Cops crackdown on social distancing, $1300 fines in effect

premium_icon Cops crackdown on social distancing, $1300 fines in effect

Police have conducted dozens of “around the clock” compliance checks on Queenslanders in self quarantine at the weekend.

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