COVID-19 restrictions eased for residents in Somerset Regional Council area at 1:00am on Friday.
Australia Post has announced an extension of its Pharmacy Home Delivery Service for a further six months.
Queensland will be opening its borders to five more NSW local council areas from 1:00am on October 1.
Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has extended the class exemption for farmers and agribusiness workers who need to move between Queensland and NSW to perform essential agribusiness services or farming activities, such as tending to livestock or crops.
Follow-up testing has proved negative after an earlier test found low-level viral fragments of COVID-19 in sewage at a Hervey Bay wastewater treatment plant.
Low-level traces of the virus which causes COVID-19 have been detected in sewage at a Hervey Bay wastewater treatment plant.
The National Rural Health Alliance, the peak body for rural health in Australia, has welcomed the Federal Government’s expansion of Medicare rebates for telehealth consultations until March 31 next year.
The State Government moratorium on evictions for commercial leaseholders has been extended to the end of 2020.
One new confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported in Queensland on Thursday – a healthcare worker linked to the Ipswich Hospital cluster.
COVID-19 restrictions in the South Burnett have been relaxed back to the level which existed prior to the recent Toowoomba scare.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the cancellation of another traditional South Burnett event … the annual Salvation Army Christmas Day community lunch in Kingaroy.
The Cherbourg and South Burnett mayors joined forces on Monday morning to urge caution before any easing of Queensland’s COVID-19 border restrictions.
Health Minister Dr Steven Miles has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic has not peaked globally – despite there being no new cases to report in Queensland for the second day in a row.
There are now 31 active cases of COVID-19 in Queensland following the confirmation of three new cases on Saturday and two on Friday.
Police have reminded Queenslanders planning on travelling interstate about the border restrictions in place for returning travellers.
There were no new cases of COVID-19 reported in Queensland on Thursday however Queensland Health released an updated list of contact tracing alerts.
Eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Queensland on Wednesday – the largest daily number since the latest cluster began in mid-August.
South Burnett Regional Council has advised that its community halls are available for hire but there are restrictions in line with current Public Health Directions.
Queensland boarding school students who live in either NSW or the ACT have won the right to go home for the Christmas holidays, but it comes with strict conditions.
COVID-19 smashed plans for the Blackbutt Avocado Festival and has now put an end to the “Top Of The Blackbutt Range Bazaar” which was to have run in its place.