January 2021

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 5:20 AM

Queensland has recorded two new cases of COVID-19 on the eve of the possible easing of restrictions triggered by the Hotel Grand Chancellor cluster

'One day to go': Two cases on eve of restriction decision

Queensland has recorded two new cases of COVID-19 on the eve of the possible easing of restrictions triggered by the Hotel Grand Chancellor cluster

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 9:00 AM

Cyclone Kimi, which will deliver winds up to 150km/h, is set to track further south today, while the state’s southeast is on alert for severe thunderstorms.

Cyclone intensifying, severe storms for southeast

Cyclone Kimi, which will deliver winds up to 150km/h, is set to track further south today, while the state’s southeast is on alert for severe thunderstorms.

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 8:26 AM

Queensland is on track to lift all COVID-19 restrictions on Friday after one new case was recorded in hotel quarantine.

Qld on track for restrictions to ease

Queensland is on track to lift all COVID-19 restrictions on Friday after one new case was recorded in hotel quarantine.

Published a story 17th Jan 2021 7:14 AM

Australia’s Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly is expected to revoke Greater Brisbane’s status as a COVID-19 hotspot on Sunday.

Revoked: Greater Brisbane ‘no longer a hotspot’

Australia’s Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly is expected to revoke Greater Brisbane’s status as a COVID-19 hotspot on Sunday.

Published a story 16th Jan 2021 6:40 PM

Queensland’s anti-vaxxer hotspots will become the centre of a large-scale COVID-19 jab campaign. FIND OUT WHAT AREAS.

Qld’s anti-vaxxer hotspots to be targeted in jab campaign

Queensland’s anti-vaxxer hotspots will become the centre of a large-scale COVID-19 jab campaign. FIND OUT WHAT AREAS.

Published a story 16th Jan 2021 9:01 AM

Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young and Health Minister Yvette D’Ath will give an update on Queensland’s latest COVID-19 numbers. WATCH LIVE

LIVE COVID UPDATE: Child has virus as UK cluster controlled

Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young and Health Minister Yvette D’Ath will give an update on Queensland’s latest COVID-19 numbers. WATCH LIVE

Published a story 16th Jan 2021 6:06 AM

A police audit of CCTV footage from Brisbane’s quarantine hotels is underway in an urgent attempt to find ‘gaps’ in procedure.

Police will scour hotel CCTV for cluster clues

A police audit of CCTV footage from Brisbane’s quarantine hotels is underway in an urgent attempt to find ‘gaps’ in procedure.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 8:55 AM

The Premier has confirmed three new COVID-19 cases overnight but could face tough questions over the handling of two people in hotel quarantine who were able to leave before testing positive.

Three new cases as Premier to face grilling

The Premier has confirmed three new COVID-19 cases overnight but could face tough questions over the handling of two people in hotel quarantine who were able to leave before testing positive.

Published a story 15th Jan 2021 12:58 AM

A drastic proposal to house international arrivals in Queensland “mining camps” is understood to have stumped the Morrison Government.

How controversial quarantine camps would work

A drastic proposal to house international arrivals in Queensland “mining camps” is understood to have stumped the Morrison Government.

Published a story 14th Jan 2021 5:26 AM

Queensland Health has confirmed that hotel quarantine staff can work multiple jobs but that ‘precautions’ were in place to protect other workplaces.

Confirmed: Quarantine staff can work other jobs

Queensland Health has confirmed that hotel quarantine staff can work multiple jobs but that ‘precautions’ were in place to protect other workplaces.

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