Research into positive parenting in Indigenous communities is one of 14 health programs to receive funding under Round 2 of the Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowship program.
A Health Summit which aimed to bring agencies and the people they serve face-to-face to thrash out solutions to entrenched issues has been hosted by Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council.
Kingaroy Hospital is again accepting Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme forms face-to-face, a Darling Downs Health spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday.
The first patients have been treated – and the first baby born – in Kingaroy’s new $92.5 million hospital.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has sought answers from the State Government in relation to the closure of counter service at the Kingaroy Hospital Patient Travel Subsidy office.
The construction cost of the new Kingaroy Hospital has blown out to $92.5 million on the eve of the first patients being shifted into the new facility.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington was ejected from State Parliament during Question Time on Wednesday morning after querying the level of mental health services planned at the new Kingaroy Hospital.
The “clock is ticking” for the future of the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital in Kingaroy, says the chairman of the not-for-profit foundation charged with raising funds to support it.
The COVID-19 pandemic is the largest challenge South Burnett CTC has faced in many years, according to chairman John Box.
Queensland will be reopening its borders to all of Victoria from December 1, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirmed on Wednesday.
Darling Downs Health’s mobile women’s health nurse Marcia Hunt will be visiting the South Burnett next month to provide free and confidential health clinics.
South Burnett Regional Council is urging residents to take action to reduce the breeding of mosquitoes.
Several boxes of toiletries and other household essentials will be going to help some of the most vulnerable young people after a donation drive at Stanwell sites in the South Burnett.
South Burnett Care is putting a callout to local young people … the group is looking to recruit 10 trainees to start work in January.
Adelaide has been declared a COVID-19 “hotspot” by the Queensland Government following the confirmation of a novel coronavirus outbreak in South Australia.
The “Pinking Up the South Burnett” promotion to promote the McGrath Foundation received a helping hand earlier this week through the generosity of local residents’ efforts to recycle.
Health authorities fear there could be undetected COVID-19 cases in the Ipswich area after viral fragments were found in a wastewater treatment plant.
An investigation into the hidden histories of Aboriginal nurses and midwives is the focus of a new research project being led by University of Southern Queensland historian Prof Odette Best.
Queensland Health expanded its public health alert on Thursday after a Townsville woman tested positive to COVID-19 earlier this week in Melbourne.
Cherbourg residents gathered together on Wednesday after a tough year in the community to pause, yarn and “heal”.