COVID-19

Vax Rules ‘Don’t Apply’ To Council

Vax Rules ‘Don’t Apply’ To Council

The State Government’s vaccine mandates will not apply to South Burnett Regional Council-owned facilities such as libraries, town halls and swimming pools, according to a statement from Council on Friday afternoon.

Don’t Blame Us, Says Federal MP

Don’t Blame Us, Says Federal MP

Member for Maranoa David Littleproud has urged residents concerned about the State Government’s December 17 COVID-19 restrictions to contact Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, not his office.

Vax Rates Still Lagging

Vax Rates Still Lagging

The Federal Government has released updated vaccination rates for Indigenous populations within individual Local Government Areas across Australia.

Least Hit Screaming The Loudest

Least Hit Screaming The Loudest

There seems to be a lot of confusion in the South Burnett about what will happen when Queensland hits its 80 per cent double-dose COVID-19 vaccination milestone.

New CHO Appointed

New CHO Appointed

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the appointment of Queensland’s new Chief Health Officer.

Where To Get Vaxxed

Where To Get Vaxxed

There are plenty of opportunities for residents in the South Burnett to get vaccinated against COVID-19 over the next few days, with “pop-up” clinics popping up everywhere!

GPs Issue Warning About Vax Rates

GPs Issue Warning About Vax Rates

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has warned that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are at increased risk due to dangerously lagging COVID-19 vaccination rates.

New COVID Restrictions Coming

New COVID Restrictions Coming

Roughly four in every 10 South Burnett residents – and seven out of 10 Cherbourg residents – will find themselves locked out of pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants from next month.

Keep Up The Effort, Cherbourg

Keep Up The Effort, Cherbourg

The State Government’s “Cherbourg Champion” Leanne Linard visited the community on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to encourage higher vaccination rates.

Pop-Up Vax At VIC

Pop-Up Vax At VIC

A free COVID-19 Pfizer vaccination hub will be running at the Murgon Visitor Information Centre later this month.

Bush VaxBus On The Way

Bush VaxBus On The Way

The “Bush VaxBus” will be visiting South Burnett and Darling Downs communities during the first two weeks of November to provide an opportunity for more residents to receive a free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination.

Wellcamp To Process Students

Wellcamp To Process Students

The State Government says the Wellcamp quarantine centre, currently under construction, will be used by international students when they return to Queensland next year.

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