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Snap lockdown for Greater Brisbane

Greater Brisbane will go into a snap three-day lockdown this afternoon to contain Queensland's newest COVID-19 cluster. It comes after 10 new cases of COVID were discovered overnight. Four of those are community transmissions and six are international travellers in hotel quarantine. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says greater Brisbane is a hotspot -...

Chemical leak at Gracemere workplace

Fire fighters are cleaning up a hazardous chemical spill at a workplace in Gracemere. Emergency services were called to Somerset Road, after reports of a chemical spill at around 3.20am on Monday morning. Paramedics have assessed several patients, but they say all appear to be okay and did not require further treatment. Queensland...

Childcare centres rife with illness similar to COVID-19

A cold-like illness with similar symptoms to coronavirus is spreading rapidly through Central Queensland childcare centres, aged care homes and workplaces. Public hospitals and emergency departments have seen an increase in children particularly presenting with a respiratory condition, known as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), over recent weeks. Dr Rosie Muller, a public...

Police officer suspended, Central Region

A 30-year-old male senior constable from Central Region has been suspended from duty with the Queensland Police Service after being issued with a Notice to Appear for one charge of possessing a dangerous drug, pursuant to section 9 of the Drugs Misuse Act 1986. The officer is scheduled to appear in...
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