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USC announces koala chlamydia vaccine rollout

While vaccination queues have become commonplace across Australia, the sight of hundreds of koalas lining up for a life-saving jab over coming months is still expected to turn some heads. USC is leading a Phase 3 rollout of a koala chlamydia vaccine that has been developed collaboratively over many years with many...

Every Queenslander will get infected with covid, Dr Young warns

    Queensland has recorded another day of zero new community cases as pressure mounts on the State Government to outlay a plan for opening the state. Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young warned that every Queenslander will eventually be infected with covid. “Every single person in Queensland but if you’ve been vaccinated it’s...

More wild weather on the way for Rockhampton

Wild weather battered parts of Rockhampton overnight, with more than 30 millimetres of rain recorded in less than 24 hours. Bureau of Meteorology forecaster James Thompson says severe thunderstorms caused damaging winds and heavy rain.   "About 30 millimetres in half an hour for the Rockhampton region, so quite a good storm moving...

Man seriously injured after horse fall near Banana

    A man has suffered serious injuries after a horse fell on him.   The man came off his horse, before the animal fell on him, at a private property near Banana yesterday morning.   The RACQ rescue helicopter stabilised the man before flying him to Rockhampton Hospital.   He remains in hospital with serious pelvic...

Victoria's soaring Covid cases a cautionary tale for Queensland

  Queensland has recorded no new community cases of coronavirus as the Premier once again piles on the pressure for people to get vaccinated before it is "too late". Annastacia Palaszczuk has told State Parliament, 70.99 per cent of eligible Queenslanders have received their first dose, with 17,187 vaccines administered by Queensland...

Rugby league Immortal Norm Provan dies, age 88

The rugby league community is mourning the sad death of Immortal Norm Provan has died on the Sunshine Coast. He was 88. The Dragons legend Provan played in the first 10 of the St George Dragons 11 consecutive premiership victories between 1956 and 1966. He played for Australia 14 times. The former Dragon standing...
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