COUNCILLOR Abigail Noli will present an alternative Notice of Motion to Cr McKeown’s motion regarding the public health and social measures linked to vaccination status at this morning’s Douglas Shire Council meeting
❝If people weren’t convinced by the fact getting vaccinated could keep you out of hospital and save your life, they might be enticed by a $10 voucher that can be used at local clubs.
It’s another reason to get vaccinated.
Getting the jab means you’re 80% less likely to get COVID and pass it on. It’s time to roll up your sleeve and get the jab then roll up to your local club and have a feed.❞
“Vaccination rates are low in too many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities…it is so important that communities – and especially First Nations Elders who are the precious libraries of our history and the cultural compass of our future – are vaccinated.”
In the race towards increased risk of exposure to Covid-19, if you are not already vaccinated, or need your second shot, take advantage of new vaccination locations this weekend.
In response to lower rates of COVID-19 vaccination rate for Indigenous Australians compared to the non-Indigenous population, Queensland Health is running a vaccination campaign targeting increasing the vaccination rate of First Nation People across the Cape and Torres Strait.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has just announced some restrictions – including a ban on community sport – will ease earlier than planned.
“Queensland businesses can visit http://www.business.qld.gov.au to access all of the assistance on offer under these assistance measures, as well as the $5,000 COVID-19 Business Support Grants and broader Queensland Government support.”
if you cannot work due to the new Queensland COVID-19 public health order for Cairns, you may be eligible for government support.
Australia’s third COVID-19 vaccine, Moderna, is expected to be approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) within the next fortnight.