Queensland is in for a different kind of Australia Day this year | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Queensland is in for a different kind of Australia Day this year | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

As Omicron hits its peak, Australia Day festivities across the state have been scaled back and in some cases, even cancelled.

But while the public holiday will look different this year, there’s still plenty to celebrate.

7NEWS Australia YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - 7NEWS Australia

Seven News is the television news service of the Seven Network and, as of 2016, the highest-rating in Australia. The news service draws upon overseas channels for select international coverage. The network’s Director of News and Current Affairs is Craig McPherson.

Recent from 7NEWS Australia:

Is Jenny Morrison the Prime Minister’s secret weapon to winning the female vote? | 7NEWS

Johnny Depp case: Photos of Amber Heard night after alleged attack shown to jury | 7NEWS

Sri Lanka only has one day’s worth of petrol left | 7NEWS

In This Story: Omicron

The Omicron variant of Covid-19 (also known as B.1.1.529) has been declared a Variant of Concern.

The Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution (TAG-VE) is an independent group of experts that periodically monitors and evaluates the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 and assesses if specific mutations and combinations of mutations alter the behaviour of the virus. The TAG-VE was convened on 26 November 2021 to assess the SARS-CoV-2 variant: B.1.1.529 – which is known as Omicron – the group declared the variant a Variant of Concern.

5 Recent Items: Omicron

Kim Jong-un warns Covid posing ‘great turmoil’ on North Korea as deadly outbreak quickly spreads

North Korea confirms 1st COVID-19 deaths days after admitting 1st outbreak

North Korea confirms first Covid-19 death in ‘explosive’ outbreak • FRANCE 24 English

North Korea reports first official COVID-19 death | DW News

North Korea confirms COVID-19 outbreak, imposes nationwide lockdown

In This Story: Queensland

Queensland (QLD) is an Australian state covering the continent’s northeast, with a coastline stretching nearly 7,000km. Its offshore Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, hosts thousands of marine species. The city of Cairns is a gateway to the reef and tropical Daintree Rainforest. The capital, Brisbane, is flanked by the surfing beaches of the Gold and Sunshine Coasts.

5 Recent Items: Queensland

Woman hospitalised after kangaroos target Queensland golf club | 9 News Australia

The big names on Queensland’s Senate ballot could be vying for one seat | ABC News

Former teammates pay tribute to cricketing great Andrew Symonds | 9 News Australia

PM defends criticism over first-home buyer plan, Tributes flow for Andrew Symonds | 9 News Australia

Why is everyone moving to the Sunshine State? | The Drum | ABC News

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

Posting....