It took a jury just over an hour to return its verdict on Friday afternoon.
At least 71 close contacts underwent assessment following exposure to the infected patient.
Some Nerimbera residents have begun to evacuate their properties as a large bushfire rages.
A 'Stay Informed' warning remains in place for residents.
Each year, between 700 and 800 people are diagnosed with asbestos-related tumours.
The offender allegedly attacked a man at a private residence in Rockhampton’s south.
Owners have listed the ocean front property for an easy $2.2m.
Emergency crews are en route to contain the small blaze located near a popular lake.
Unconfirmed reports suggest a small fire ignited underneath a tree.
The new online memorial will chronicle the stories of both women and children lost to horrific acts of violence.