Concern over state’s ‘whipping boys’

Annastacia Palaszczuk’s proposal to move hotel quarantine to the state’s mining camps has been called into question over possible health risks. Queensland’s ‘voice of the bush’ Robbie Katter says the regions are willing to chip in and help solve the state’s quarantine drama, but fears...

Aussies divided on best COVID approach

Our Aussie leaders aren’t seeing eye-to-eye on how best to handle the pandemic – and it appears their constituents aren’t either. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and West Australian Premier Mark McGowan have repeatedly butted heads over how their respective state is keeping coronavirus at bay....

SA to changes border rules with Queensland

Travellers from Greater Brisbane will soon be able to enter South Australia without needing to quarantine, health authorities have announced. SA chief public health officer Nicola Spurrier said the change to border arrangements would come into effect as of 12.01am on Sunday. Speaking after the...

Victoria’s big change to mask rules

Face masks will no longer be mandatory in all indoor spaces across Victoria, following the state’s eight straight day of no new local cases of coronavirus. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Thursday masks will only be mandatory on domestic flights, at airports, in hospitals,...

Virus nightmare: QLD ‘on the brink’

Queensland health authorities have spent the night scrambling for answers over how six existing cases of the UK’s highly infectious COVID strain were linked to the same quarantine hotel despite having no contact. Queenslanders fear the state is “on the brink” of a nightmare after...

Virus nightmare: QLD ‘on the brink’

Queensland health authorities have spent the night scrambling for answers over how six existing cases of the UK’s highly infectious COVID strain were linked to the same quarantine hotel despite having no contact. Queenslanders fear the state is “on the brink” of a nightmare after...