Health

Tue 2 Jun 2020

Shock findings: Blackwater COVID backflip sparks anger

premium_icon Shock findings: Blackwater COVID backflip sparks anger

The Queensland man thought to be the country’s youngest coronavirus casualty did not have COVID-19, autopsy ­results have revealed.

Aussie star’s shocking surgery aftermath

Aussie star’s shocking surgery aftermath

Glamorous Australian media personality Deborah Hutton admits she “ummed and aahed” about whether to share this confronting photo.

‘Open us up or we’ll go broke’: Cape York struggles under lockout

premium_icon ‘Open us up or we’ll go broke’: Cape York struggles under...

Cape York residents and businesses are furious and feeling neglected following the decision to keep the region closed despite the rest of Queensland opening up.

Next viral threat is coming, but we’re still not ready

Next viral threat is coming, but we’re still not ready

If there’s one thing we have realised during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s how interconnected our world now is, and how much we stand to lose if we don’t act fast.

Girl dies weeks after shock discovery

Girl dies weeks after shock discovery

Six weeks ago curly haired Stevie Stock was a healthy and happy three-year-old baby girl – until doctors made a heartbreaking find.

Border tensions reach fever pitch on Gold Coast

premium_icon Border tensions reach fever pitch on Gold Coast

Tension over border restrictions have reached a fever pitch as Gold Coast politicians clash, tourism operators stage protests and small businesses plead poverty.

Two clues COVID may have come from lab

Two clues COVID may have come from lab

Two unusual characteristics of COVID-19 have led some scientists to conclude it could be man made rather than from a Wuhan market.

Premier’s late notice ‘threw us under the bus’

premium_icon Premier’s late notice ‘threw us under the bus’

Queensland eateries have been left scrambling to reopen after Sunday’s shock Government announcement allowing up to 20 patrons in a venue the next day, with some saying...

$1b a month windfall as locals spend big

premium_icon $1b a month windfall as locals spend big

Queenslanders could splash up to $1b a month on the Sunshine State’s struggling tourism industry, with operators already reporting a rush of reservations.

Fears for entire Noosa dining scene

premium_icon Fears for entire Noosa dining scene

The owner of an award-winning fine dining restaurant in Noosa says the easing of restrictions has done little to help her business.

'30 per cent gone': Dire prediction for hospitality

premium_icon '30 per cent gone': Dire prediction for hospitality

The man behind two hugely popular Sunshine Coast restaurants says the increase to 20 patrons per area would make a big difference to his business.

CHO confirms shocking Blackwater COVID-19 case revelation

premium_icon CHO confirms shocking Blackwater COVID-19 case revelation

Queensland's Chief Health Officer has released a statement after the miner’s autopsy results were returned today, with shocking results.

Coronavirus survivor helps to find a vaccine

premium_icon Coronavirus survivor helps to find a vaccine

AFTER recovering from COVID-19, Jim Roberts is now donating plasma to be used in research to find a vaccine.

Mon 1 Jun 2020

Blackwater bakery reopens after possible COVID-19 link

premium_icon Blackwater bakery reopens after possible COVID-19 link

The business has been ‘overwhelmed’ with community support.

Two fast food meals that are more unhealthy than a Big Mac

Two fast food meals that are more unhealthy than a Big Mac

We know fast-food isn’t good for us, but a new report reveals a roll from a popular chicken chain is worse for us than a Big Mac.

Chinese lab ‘99 per cent sure’ vaccine will work

premium_icon Chinese lab ‘99 per cent sure’ vaccine will work

Manufacturer of potential coronavirus vaccine says it's very likely drug will work and is building a commercial plant in Beijing to produce 100 million doses.

‘No one checks’: What it’s really like to live on border

premium_icon ‘No one checks’: What it’s really like to live on border

Mum Natalie Quirk is fed up with police checkpoints at the NSW/Queensland border, labelling the entire measure “a joke’.

Victorian trainers torn over spring racing reshuffle

Victorian trainers torn over spring racing reshuffle

Victorian racehorse trainers still need to be convinced about the merits of a revamped Spring Carnival, which would see the Caulfield Cup run in November.

King Wally: How I want to be remembered

premium_icon King Wally: How I want to be remembered

A very public seizure on air and his diagnosis of epilepsy led to a lot of soul-searching for league legend Wally Lewis who was forced to rethink his own epitaph.

Australian military’s new war room to face any enemy

premium_icon Australian military’s new war room to face any enemy

Australia’s uncertain future has forced military chiefs to create a new task force to support civilian authorities in a national crisis. This is how it will work.

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