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Online Resources Ready For High School Teachers And Students

Image Credit: Pixabay  CQUniversity has a range of online resources ready to make life easier for teachers as schools across Australia prepare to move to online class delivery. While the courses have an ag-tech ‘flavour’, they can be delivered to all high school students with an interest in technology, science and mathematics...

New COVID-19 Cases - Regional Breakdown

Queensland has 60 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the state total to 319. The patients consist of 33 males and 27 females between the ages range of 21 and 81. HHS New confirmed cases: Metro North 14Metro South 14Gold Coast 8Darling Downs 6Sunshine Coast 7Townsville 1Cairns and Hinterland 1Central Qld...

Spirit Of 1770 Company Fined For Reckless Operation

The company which owned Spirit of 1770, a passenger vessel that caught fire and burnt to the waterline with 42 paying customers and four crew members on board while returning from a voyage to Lady Musgrave Island on 11 May 2016, has been fined $25,000 for reckless operation of a...

Some Regional Areas ‘May Be Less Buffeted By Economic Headwinds’

While tourism centres like Cairns and The Whitsundays will bear the brunt of COVID-19 headwinds, it’s possible that other regional areas may cope slightly better, according to a Central Queensland University Professor.   However, CQUniversity economist Professor John Rolfe added, the latest RBA rate cut will have limited benefits for regional areas. Professor Rolfe...

ADANI | Activists Trivialise COVID-19 Response

Activists at the entrance to the Carmichael mine site.  Image Credit: Frontline Action on Coal  Adani has criticised protestors who turned up at the Carmichael Coal Mine site on Sunday.   An Adani spokesperson said “We are continuing to follow all relevant advice from Queensland Health and the Federal Government on COVID-19 in order...

Man Suffers Head Injuries in Assault, Urangan

A man has suffered head injuries in an assault in Urangan. Emergency crews were called to a private address at 12:43AM on Monday.   They found a man in his 20's with a head injury. He was transported to Hervey Bay Hospital in a stable condition.  

259 Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Queensland

Queensland has 38 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) raising the state total to 259. The patients consist of 22 males and 16 females between the ages of 19 and 76. HHS Cases: Metro North 16Metro South 6Gold Coast 4West Moreton 4Sunshine Coast 2Darling Downs 1Wide Bay 1Overseas/interstate 4TOTAL 38 Contact tracing is...

Heart Foundation Offers Tips To Stay Healthy During Isolation

The Heart Foundation has offered some tips to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. As more Australians are finding themselves in self-isolation or quarantine, the foundation is urging people to keep active. Heart Foundation Director of Active Living, Adjunct Professor Trevor Shilton is encouraging Australians to get creative with excercise while stuck...

RACQ Calls For Government To Ease Vehicle Registration And Travel Costs

RACQ has called on the State Government to take action in easing the burden of transport costs on households as Queenslanders face financial hardship due to the impact of Coronavirus. RACQ Head of Public Policy Rebecca Michael has asked for a freeze on the cost of vehicle registration, discounted public transport...

Power Disconnections Will Stop To Support Vulnerable Queenslanders

Ergon and Energex will not disconnect power for households experiencing hardship due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad said the decision by publicly-owned utilities would ensure vulnerable Queenslanders do not face the risk of being left without power. “Every day the spread of COVID-19 means Queenslanders are...

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