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Two people injured in Central Queensland crashes

A person is in Gladstone Hospital following a two vehicle crash at Kirkwood. Emergency services were called to the intersection of the Dawson Highway and Don Young Drive around 6AM. The crash closed both lanes as crews worked to clear the scene. Paramedics took one person to hospital in a stable condition while...

Queensland drops some of its remaining COVID-19 vax restrictions

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements will be removed for visitors to residential aged care facilities, disability accommodation and prisons. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the changes, which come into effect from 1am, Thursday, June 30. In addition, the high-risk worker COVID-19 vaccine mandate will be revoked in schools, early childhood education, outside school care,...

Queensland tourism tax proposed in bid to raise revenue for industry

Travellers would be slugged a tourism tax/levy to visit some of Queensland’s most popular natural attractions under a new plan to attract more revenue to the sector. A visitor tax is among 75 recommendations put forward by the Queensland Tourism Industry Reference Panel to generate revenue for the state's tourism sector. The...
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