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62 New Cases Of Novel Coronavirus In Queensland

Queensland has 62 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) raising the state total to 555. HHS* Total confirmed cases to date: Cairns and Hinterland 15 Central Queensland 5 Central West 0 Darling Downs 17 Gold Coast 106 Mackay 5 Metro North 165 Metro South 132 North West 0South West 0 Sunshine...

Regional Towns Getting $1 Fuel

RACQ expected petrol prices to drop below one dollar per litre in some locations in the coming weeks, as the fall in the price of global oil took effect at the bowser. Club spokesperson Renee Smith said Toowoomba motorists continued to be the biggest winners among regional centres for low fuel...

Flags Down At Queensland Beaches

Surf Life Saving Queensland will move all volunteer beach patrols and lifeguard services to surveillance patrols from Saturday March 28. The change will mean lifesavers and lifeguards will still be on beaches ready to respond, however to avoid people congregating in close proximity there will be no red and yellow flagged...

50 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Queensland

Queensland has 50 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) raising the state total to 493. On Thursday, Chief Health Officer Doctor Jeanette Young said the increase of 50 cases showed "We are holding our own" and "We can manage those cases". She said they will continue to look to the future,...

Mining Companies Urged To Step Up COVID-19 Protections For FIFO Workers

Mining companies are being asked to step up their coronavirus protections for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers, staff in mining camps and remote and regional resource communities. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said all state, territory and national resources ministers had agreed that the resources sector was essential to maintaining a strong...

Camping Grounds To Close Across Gladstone Region

Gladstone Regional Council (GRC) wishes to advise that all camping grounds located on Council owned or managed land will close from midday, Thursday 26 March until further notice. The decision to close these camping grounds was made to align with the Queensland Government’s decision to close all campgrounds in national parks,...
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