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New COVID cases emerge as QLD shuts out Greater Adelaide

   Contact tracing is underway after seven new cases of coronavirus were detected in Queensland overnight. Health Minister Yvette D'Ath says of the seven, two are overseas acquired and are in hotel quarantine, two are interstate acquire and three a locally acquired.    "We have the Gold Coast case which we have a new...

Interstate incursion likely cause of Gold Coast COVID-19 case

Queensland has recorded zero community covid cases but six cases in quarantine. Four were in hotel quarantine, two in home quarantine. Friday 3 December – coronavirus cases in Queensland:• 0 new local cases• 6 new interstate cases – all detected in quarantine#covid19 pic.twitter.com/ZB6iGN9oWp — Annastacia Palaszczuk (@AnnastaciaMP) December 3, 2021 Acting CHO Dr Peter...

More support for CQ volunteer groups

Dozens of volunteer organisations across the Central Queensland region are set to get a boost. More than $136,000 worth of grants is being handed down by the Federal Government across the Capricornia region, to help fund things like buying equipment and providing training. There were 34 local organisations chosen for the funding,...

Covid-infected Gold Coast man in community for three days

A Gold Coast man has tested positive to COVID-19 and was infectious in the community for three days, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed. Ms Palaszczuk told parliament the man was unlikely to have the Omicron variant but investigations are continuing. The fully vaccinated man visited the Robina Town Centre last Friday during...

Rocky Council backing local business

More than $116 million has been injected into the local economy by Rockhampton Council, according to a new report. The Annual Goods and Services Spend Analysis shows 80 per cent of Council's $145 million expenditure over the past year has gone to businesses within the Rockhampton region - purchasing local products...

Firies battle vehicle blaze in underground carpark

A car has gone up in flames in an underground carpark at Rockhampton. Emergency services were called to Fitzroy Street on Wednesday evening, where the front end of the vehicle was alight. Three fire crews attended the scene, with the first arriving at 5.35pm. A spokesperson for Queensland Fire and Emergency Services says...
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