Daily News Roundup

by   WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1 NT Police arrest three people they say escaped from Howard Springs COVID quarantine facility “At 4:40am, it was reported that three people from the Centre for National Resilience scaled the fence and fled the area,” the statement […]

Daily News Roundup

by   TUESDAY, November 30 Queensland will mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all workers in state and private schools, childcare centres, correctional facilities and airports. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced all staff must have had at least one dose of a vaccine by December […]

Daily News Roundup

by   MONDAY November 29 It’s the new Covid-19 variant that has put the world on edge, and it turns out that Omicron has some unusual, though mild, symptoms. Dr Angelique Coetzee, the South African doctor who issued an alert about the […]

Daily News Roundup

by   WEDNESDAY, November 17 Police have seized a car that once belonged to William Tyrrell’s foster grandmother from a home 375km south as the search for the missing boy’s body continues, reports news.com.au. The vehicle, a silver Mazda hatchback, was seized […]

Daily News Roundup

by   TUESDAY, November 16 Police have revealed they have narrowed their focus into the disappearance of William Tyrrell dramatically, with investigators now “looking closely” at one person in particular, reports news.com. On Monday, police revealed “many hundreds of officers” would search […]

Daily News Roundup

by   MONDAY, November 15 The Queensland government has brought forward the opening of the state’s border to some fully vaccinated travellers from interstate COVID-19 hotspots, with people able to apply for their border passes from 5:00pm today, reports the ABC. The […]

Daily News Roundup

by   NEWSDESK THURSDAY, November 11 The world’s two biggest carbon-polluting countries, China and the United States, have agreed to work together to redouble efforts to fight climate change. In a surprise joint statement issued at the COP26 climate talks in Scotland, […]

Daily News Roundup

by   TUESDAY,  November 9 The Queensland mask mandate could come to an end today, with the state set to pass the 80 per cent vaccination level for first doses. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk tweeted the announcement this morning. “Masks will no longer […]

Daily News Roundup

by   MONDAY, November 8 Victoria has recorded 1,126 new local COVID-19 cases and five deaths. There are now 16,178 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 366 people have died during the current Delta outbreak. Victoria’s Deputy Premier James Merlino […]

Daily News Roundup

by   Four-year-old Cleo Smith has been found “alive and well” in Western Australia, 18 days after she disappeared. Detectives found Cleo in the early hours of this morning after breaking into a house in Carnarvon, about 70km from the campsite where […]

Daily News Roundup

by   Monday, November 1 Tearful reunions have returned at Sydney Airport for the first time in 20 months with landing Australians able to hug relieved family and friends waiting to greet them. From this morning, hotel quarantine and the cap on […]

Daily News Roundup

by   TUESDAY, October 26 Australia has joined the world in promising to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050, ahead of a global climate change summit. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the government’s plan would see more than $20 billion invested […]

BIFF Opening Night at QPAC

by On Thursday 21 October, over 600 people were in attendance on the Opening Night of the 27th Annual Brisbane International Film Festival at QPAC which showcased the Queensland Premiere of Leah Purcell’s film The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson. […]

Daily News Roundup

by FRIDAY, October 22 After more than a month of searching, the FBI says Gabby Petito’s fiancé, Brian Laundrie, has been found dead. The agency confirmed the human remains found on October 20 at the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park in Florida belonged […]

Daily News Roundup

by THURSDAY, October 21 The search for Brian Laundrie, who has been the sole person of interest since his girlfriend Gabby Petito was strangled to death last month, may have come to an end, after human remains were discovered in the place […]

Daily News Roundup

by   TUESDAY, October 19 Seventy per cent of Australians aged 16 and older have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a national milestone in the government’s plan to reopen the country. While vaccination rates differ between states, causing a staggered move to […]

Daily News Roundup

by   MONDAY, October 18 Queenslanders have been warned the dates announced in the roadmap to reopening announced on Monday are fixed, and the state will be reopened even if vaccination targets were not met. The announcement signalled that vaccination would become the first […]

Daily News Roundup

by FRIDAY, October 14 NSW will open its borders to fully vaccinated international travellers — who will no longer need to quarantine in hotels, or at home — from next month. In a major policy shift, Premier Dominic Perrottet announced people from […]

1 2 3 37