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Samantha Awarded For Caring

Samantha Awarded For Caring

Senior Constable Samantha Giles has done something no other police officer has done before in the South Burnett  . . . been nominated for the prestigious Joy Kite Award.

Telehealth Rebates Extended

Telehealth Rebates Extended

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.

One New Case In Qld

One New Case In Qld

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 Relax

COVID-19 Restrictions Relax

COVID-19 restrictions in the South Burnett have been relaxed back to the level which existed prior to the recent Toowoomba scare.

‘Too Early To Relax’

‘Too Early To Relax’

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.

31 Active Cases In Qld

31 Active Cases In Qld

There are now 31 active cases of COVID-19 in Queensland following the confirmation of three new cases on Saturday and two on Friday.

RU OK? It Ain’t Weak To Speak!

RU OK? It Ain’t Weak To Speak!

RU OK Day was marked with less activities than usual in the South Burnett on Thursday because of COVID-19 … but the important message was still front and centre.

No New Cases Reported

No New Cases Reported

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 Cases Added To Tally

Eight Cases Added To Tally

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.

Boarders Win Border Approval

Boarders Win Border Approval

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.

Medical Students Go Bush

Medical Students Go Bush

Record numbers of university students are heading to rural and remote areas to build a career in health, according to a new report.

Two More Cases Confirmed

Two More Cases Confirmed

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Queensland on Monday, taking the number of active cases in the State to 27.

One New Case Reported

One New Case Reported

Queensland Health reported one new case of COVID-19 on Saturday, a woman aged in her 60s living on Russell Island.

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