OPINION / Crispin Hull on COVID and Caution
“Australians should now be questioning the stripping away of virtually all Covid controls. Intelligent economic management suggests we should be retaining as many cheap and easy controls as possible in order to prevent the need for costly lock-downs”
OPINION / Crispin Hull on Djokovic, Discretion, Diversion and Direction
“The pandemic has, unfortunately, caused our fearful political leaders to shy away from the very bold steps needed to deal with the political fault lines that that very pandemic has exposed.”
OPINION/ Crispin Hull on the Federal Government ‘Letting It Rip’ on COVID
” It looks like “let ‘er rip” is the new policy given the exponentially rising infection rates. It comes with various ministers in the Morrison-Joyce Government using the phrase “living with Covid”. The trouble is that the “let ‘er rip” policy comes with a more threatening phrase: “Dying with Covid…”
Positive Wastewater Detection of COVID-19 at Northern Beaches
There has been an unexpected COVID-19 detection at Marlin Coast Wastewater Treatment Plant in samples taken on Tuesday 2 November 2021.
COVID-19 Report / Priority Pass to Protect our Local Indigenous Community
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.
Relaxed Weekend Beckons as Restrictions Ease Sooner Across FNQ
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has just announced some restrictions – including a ban on community sport – will ease earlier than planned.
COVID-19 Update / Australia is about to approve the Moderna vaccine
Australia’s third COVID-19 vaccine, Moderna, is expected to be approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) within the next fortnight.
BREAKING / New Cairns COVID-19 Exposure Sites Announced
EXPOSURE SITES ANNOUNCED / After Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced a new COVID-19 case confirmed in Cairns, a taxi driver from Kanimbla who has been active in the community for 10 days during his infectious period, exposure sites are being updated…
BREAKING / CAIRNS & YARRABAH LOCKDOWN FROM 4PM TODAY
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has just announced a new COVID-19 case confirmed in Cairns, a taxi driver from Kanimbla who has been active in the community for 10 days during his infectious period.
Perspectives/ Dr Doug Quarry on Australia Lagging in COVID-19 Vaccination Status
Dr Doug Quarry shares a comparison of Australia’s flailing vaccination rates against other countries in the world