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COVID-19

MP Quits After COVID-19 Fine

MP Quits After COVID-19 Fine

The LNP Member for Toowoomba North, Trevor Watts, has quit his role as a Shadow Minister after being fined for breaching COVID-19 restrictions.

College Develops Writing Challenge

College Develops Writing Challenge

Many St Mary’s Catholic College students will be using the COVID-19 lockdown to improve their writing skills, thanks to an innovative program developed by teachers.

State Waives $33.8m In Land Rent

State Waives $33.8m In Land Rent

More than 6000 farmers, businesses, tourism operators, and community and sports clubs, won’t have to pay State land rent for six months under a series of measures to protect Queensland businesses and jobs.

Uni Offers Free Mini-Courses

Uni Offers Free Mini-Courses

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is offering five free UpSkill mini-courses to support the community during COVID-19 pandemic.

Spitting Fines To Protect Workers

Spitting Fines To Protect Workers

People who deliberately cough, sneeze or spit on public officials and workers – including shop assistants – could be fined up to $13,345 under a new COVID-19 Public Health Direction.

Schools Take Ag Online

Schools Take Ag Online

Kingaroy State High School and Saint Mary’s Catholic College are among 59 schools taking part in the 2020 Agribusiness Gateway to Industry Schools Program (AGISP).

Dalby Bio-Refinery Reopens

Dalby Bio-Refinery Reopens

United Petroleum’s Dalby Bio-Refinery has reopened to manufacture industrial grade ethanol to be used in hand sanitiser, hand wash and surface disinfectant products during the fight against COVID-19.

Ice Cream Isn’t Essential: Council

Ice Cream Isn’t Essential: Council

South Burnett Regional Council has reminded residents that “ad hoc travel” – such as going out to buy an ice cream at 11:00pm – is banned under current health directives.

COVID-19 Tests Expanded

COVID-19 Tests Expanded

Queensland Health has expanded the testing criteria for COVID-19 so that anyone in the State who has a fever – or a history of fever – or acute respiratory symptoms can get tested.

Blitz Catches Out 7pc

Blitz Catches Out 7pc

A statewide blitz to enforce coronavirus quarantine orders has highlighted that most Queenslanders are complying.

COVID-19 Tally Rises By Two

COVID-19 Tally Rises By Two

Queensland’s COVID-19 tally of confirmed cases rose by two overnight, taking the State’s total to 1026 since the pandemic began.

COVID-19 Won’t Define Us: Antonio

COVID-19 Won’t Define Us: Antonio

The Toowoomba Region is well placed to address and overcome present challenges, as well as seize on opportunities that will continue to deliver lifestyle benefits and job prospects for residents, recently re-elected Mayor Paul Antonio believes.

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