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Greater Brisbane out of lockdown but new restrictions roll out

The Greater Brisbane lockdown will end tonight as planned but masks will be mandatory in some places with the spread of the highly-contagious UK coronavirus strain still a threat. For residents living in Brisbane, Ipswich, Logan, Moreton Bay and Redlands, the three-day lockdown ends at 6pm, meaning people can leave their...

Wounding, Yeppoon

Police are appealing for information or footage of an incident at Yeppoon where a man was stabbed. Around 1am Sunday, a man left his residence on Rawlings Street and was confronted by an armed man. The man forced the 59-year-old resident back into his house and demanded money from him. When the...

Woman carrying UK-strain flew into Queensland

  UPDATE | Following further contact tracing work today, Queensland Health has expanded its list of venues where a confirmed COVID-19 case has visited.Contact tracing is currently underway with the PHU contacting those determined to be close contacts directly.While the risk to Queenslanders is considered low, anyone who has been in these...

Greater Brisbane in lockdown amid fears of UK mutant virus spreading

Greater Brisbane residents are going into a three-day lockdown from tonight as health authorities scramble to contain the spread of the highly-contagious UK strain of coronavirus. From 6pm tonight until 6pm Monday, residents in the local government areas of Brisbane, Ipswich, Moreton Bay, Logan and Redlands can only leave home for...

Witnesses needed: Elderly couple seriously hurt in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash, south west of Rockhampton, that has left an elderly couple with serious injuries. The pair, aged in their 70s, have been airlifted to hospital after the car they were travelling in hit a drain and flipped onto its roof, near Kokotungo, west of Baralaba. They...
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