Emergency bid to contain QLD cluster

Brisbane residents will have access to urgent COVID-19 testing even when asymptomatic as fears grow over a cluster in the city. Queensland has confirmed 10 cases of the highly infectious UK COVID-19 strain, four locally acquired, plunging Greater Brisbane into a snap three-day lockdown. Federal...

One new virus case in Queensland

Queensland has recorded one new locally transmitted coronavirus case in the past 24 hours, with police ruling out laying charges against a man who held a gathering while he was supposed to be in quarantine. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on Sunday confirmed the latest case was...

One new local virus case in Queensland

The brother of a previously reported case has tested positive for the coronavirus as Queensland rushes to control a growing outbreak. Queensland has recorded one new locally transmitted coronavirus case in the past 24 hours, with police ruling out laying charges against a man who...

How the ‘house party’ stuff-up happened

QLD Health was red-faced after spreading fake news about a COVID superspreader party. How did the monumental stuff-up happen? Queensland authorities were left red-faced today after being forced to retract a claim that a man in his 20s who tested positive for coronavirus had hosted...

How the ‘house party’ stuff-up happened

Queensland authorities were left red-faced today after being forced to retract a claim that a man in his 20s who tested positive for coronavirus had hosted a house party with 25 people while waiting for his results. Queensland Health made the claim – which went...

States restrict Queensland travellers

Australia’s states have issued new travel rules following a second case of COVID-19 in Brisbane. Brisbane’s coronavirus situation has sparked changes to travel guidelines and restrictions around the country. On Saturday, Queensland health authorities detected another case of community transmission linked to a Stafford man...