What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Study Maps COVID-19 Risks

Study Maps COVID-19 Risks

A new study has found that Wondai residents would be at the greatest risk of suffering severe symptoms if the South Burnett had an explosion of COVID-19 cases.

Rocky Case Sparks Concern

Rocky Case Sparks Concern

No further cases of COVID-19 have been recorded at a Rockhampton aged care facility where a nurse tested positive to the disease during the past 24 hours.

TRC To Reopen Playgrounds

TRC To Reopen Playgrounds

Toowoomba Regional Council is reopening playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor gyms and barbecue areas from Saturday – but gathering restrictions will apply.

Thank You Nurses & Midwives

Thank You Nurses & Midwives

Darling Downs Health has taken the opportunity of International Nurses Day (May 12) to highlight the importance of nurses and midwives, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic

Call To Release At-Risk Prisoners

Call To Release At-Risk Prisoners

The Australian Indigenous Doctors Association has joined the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal Services in supporting a call to release Indigenous prisoners due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

No Cases In Darling Downs

No Cases In Darling Downs

There are no known active cases of COVID-19 in the Darling Downs Health area following the recovery of the 42nd confirmed patient in the region at the weekend.

Just One More Case In Qld

Just One More Case In Qld

Queensland has had one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the State total since the pandemic began to 1034.

Dams To Reopen

Dams To Reopen

Bjelke-Petersen and Boondooma Dam recreation areas will re-open for day use this weekend.

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.

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.