Millions in lockdown after China virus surge

For the last few months China has been enjoying a return to normality after largely eliminating the COVID-19 virus. Just three weeks ago pictures emerged showing packed nightclubs, bars and restaurants in the city of Wuhan, where coronavirus was first identified in late 2019. But...

New rules for Qld as lockdown ends

Greater Brisbane will be released from lockdown on Monday night, but tight restrictions will stay in place for the next ten days. Queensland recorded no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases on Monday out of 18,904 tests, prompting the state’s premier and chief health officer to...

Eerie scenes inside Brisbane lockdown

Brisbane’s streets have been empty in eerie scenes as the city experiences its first day of lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus. Brisbane became a ghost town on Saturday as residents abided by stay-indoors orders to help quell the spread of a mutant coronavirus...

Confusion around Qld mask rule

There’s been confusion about Queensland’s new mask rule with police now saying residents won’t be fined $200 – but the penalty could be much bigger. Queenslanders caught without a face mask will not be fined, in a call which has sparked confusion after the Premier...