Health

Mon 25 May 2020

Premier sets date for NQ ‘travel bubble’ decision

premium_icon Premier sets date for NQ ‘travel bubble’ decision

As North Queensland tourism bodies frantically prepare a plan for the government, the Premier calls a travel bubble ‘feasible’ for the state’s north.

‘Virus isn’t killing men fast enough’ tweet cops backlash

‘Virus isn’t killing men fast enough’ tweet cops backlash

Feminist writer Clementine Ford sparked outrage over the weekend after she fired off a “flippant” tweet about men being killed by coronavirus.

No new cases as all children return to school

No new cases as all children return to school

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed no new cases in the state in the past 24 hours, on the day all Queensland school children return to the classroom for the...

How to recognise and protect yourself against COVID-19

How to recognise and protect yourself against COVID-19

While active COVID-19 cases are declining in Australia, it is still important to protect ourselves and stop the spread. Our handy graphics will help you out.

COVID-19: Incubation period dwindles with no cases in CQ

premium_icon COVID-19: Incubation period dwindles with no cases in CQ

Authorities have previously stated that until the incubation period is up, they cannot ensure the case is contained.

‘Overpaid’ JobKeeper winners targeted

‘Overpaid’ JobKeeper winners targeted

Casuals and low-paid workers were the big winners from the coronavirus pandemic, scoring extra cash than normal. But those days are numbered.

Why there’s a craze for medicinal mushrooms

premium_icon Why there’s a craze for medicinal mushrooms

FANCY some mushroom in your coffee? It might sound offputting but it could have significant health benefits.

Experts open to theory of coronavirus lab origin

premium_icon Experts open to theory of coronavirus lab origin

A scientist says it is a possibility that an animal was infected by two different types of coronavirus and that COVID-19 was the result of a mutation.

Schools scramble for plans as students return

premium_icon Schools scramble for plans as students return

As Queensland’s more than 800,000 students return to the classroom today, schools are calling for clarity on how to deal with COVID-19.

Why Premier is right to keep border closed

premium_icon Why Premier is right to keep border closed

YOUR SAY: Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is right to keep the state border closed indefinitely.

Toowoomba teen defying odds after losing both kidneys

premium_icon Toowoomba teen defying odds after losing both kidneys

RILEY O’Toole was told he probably wouldn’t live to see his 18th birthday – but he’s defying the odds, working on a Cert II in Rural Operations at Ag Training.

Sun 24 May 2020

Teen planning to marry biological dad

Teen planning to marry biological dad

A teen bride’s plan to marry her biological father has been met with outrage on social media, with many begging her to reconsider.

Health officer to consider NQ travel bubble proposal

premium_icon Health officer to consider NQ travel bubble proposal

Premier has not pricked the tourism industry’s push for further restriction eases from Mackay to Cairns

China’s $1.5 trillion plan in tatters

China’s $1.5 trillion plan in tatters

China is now “facing its own worst nightmare” as its $1.5 trillion plan to exert influence around the world has been blow apart by the coronavirus.

Mass drug withdrawal sends prisoner tensions through roof

premium_icon Mass drug withdrawal sends prisoner tensions through roof

Tensions inside the prison have skyrocketed amid a mass drug withdrawal among inmates.

Calls for Treasurer to front Senate over $60b blunder

premium_icon Calls for Treasurer to front Senate over $60b blunder

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is under increasing pressure to front the Senate and explain the $60b mistake in the JobKeeper wage subsidy’s budget.

Brazil jumps to second highest number of infections

Brazil jumps to second highest number of infections

The coronavirus outbreak in Brazil is accelerating, with the country now reporting the second highest number of global cases.

Rules broken on ‘unsafe’ packed flight

Rules broken on ‘unsafe’ packed flight

A passenger on an Air New Zealand flight has slammed impatient flyers for blatantly ignoring social distancing measures and endangering others.

'Big day': Salons, gyms to open up next week

'Big day': Salons, gyms to open up next week

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has declared it “a big day for women” confirming the long-awaited reopening date for beauty salons.

World stunned by tragic front page

World stunned by tragic front page

The New York Times has put out a heartbreaking reminder on its front page as the nation reaches a grim milestone.

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