Premier apologises for Blackwater man Nathan Turner’s false coronavirus result | ABC News

The Queensland Premier has apologised to the family of a central Queensland man who was said to have died whilst also being infected with coronavirus last week. Multiple, subsequent tests for COVID-19 have all been negative. But the state’s chief health officer says nothing could have been done any differently. Rachel McGhee reports. Read more … Read more Premier apologises for Blackwater man Nathan Turner’s false coronavirus result | ABC News

Qld Health confirms Nathan Turner did not have coronavirus before he died | ABC News

Queensland Health has confirmed further tests show 30-year-old Nathan Turner did not have coronavirus before he died last week. They had previously stated the man returned a positive test after his death, which prompted the setup of fever clinics and deployment of contact tracers to the central Queensland town of Blackwater. An autopsy report shows … Read more Qld Health confirms Nathan Turner did not have coronavirus before he died | ABC News

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Monday June 1 | ABC News

Much of Australia is moving forward with the relaxation of restrictions today. In this update: 0:06 – In New South Wales non-essential regional travel is now allowed and up to fifty customers can be served at restaurants, cafes and pubs. 0:13 – Victoria is permitting up to 20 people in venues and the same limit … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Monday June 1 | ABC News

Queensland Health says nurse at centre of COVID-19 investigation keeps changing story | ABC News

Queensland Health says a nurse who sparked a coronavirus investigation in Central Queensland has changed her story a number of times, making it more difficult to track her movements. The nurse is being questioned as a possible link to a 30-year-old Blackwater man who died with the virus earlier this week. The nurse didn’t tell … Read more Queensland Health says nurse at centre of COVID-19 investigation keeps changing story | ABC News

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Thursday May 28 | ABC News

Queensland health authorities are trying to find out how Australia’s youngest coronavirus victim became infected in a town with no known cases. In this update: 0:11 – A fever clinic has opened in the central Queensland town of Blackwater after the death of Nathan Turner. He was found dead on Tuesday and later tested positive … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Thursday May 28 | ABC News

Queensland man dies with coronavirus, youngest victim in Australia | ABC News

A 30-year-old man from Blackwater in Central Queensland has died with coronavirus, making him the youngest victim in Australia. Queensland Health is investigating whether the man, who has been identified as Nathan Turner, is connected to another recent COVID-19 infection in a Rockhampton nurse, which sent an aged care home into lockdown. Read more here: … Read more Queensland man dies with coronavirus, youngest victim in Australia | ABC News

Tweed Heads deputy mayor wants to see Queensland border reopened soon | 7.30

Tweed Heads, just on the NSW side of the Queensland border, is doing it tough as it’s heavily reliant on visitors from the north. Deputy Mayor Chris Cherry hopes the border will reopen soon. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us … Read more Tweed Heads deputy mayor wants to see Queensland border reopened soon | 7.30

‘Sharks everywhere’: Angler films feeding frenzy in Australia – BBC News

An Australian man was returning from a fishing trip off Queensland’s Moreton Island when he came across a large school of bait fish under attack by about 40 sharks. Grant Bruinsma, an experienced angler, filmed the spectacle – later telling the BBC he’d never seen anything like it. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

Qld film industry says ‘show will go on’, but local producers finding it hard to survive | ABC news

The Queensland film industry became one of the first casualties of COVID-19 when Hollywood actor Tom Hanks contracted the virus shooting his latest film on the Gold Coast. Industry insiders say Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic is still committed to production, however local producers might not survive the longer things remain in limbo. Read more here: … Read more Qld film industry says ‘show will go on’, but local producers finding it hard to survive | ABC news

New South Wales Premier pushes back against border criticism | ABC News

Interstate premiers keep piling on the criticism over NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s calls to reopen borders. But she’s adamant that it’s a conversation Australia has to have to awaken the economy and save jobs. Read more here: Coronavirus border closure debate heats up as Queensland Government digs in – https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-21/coronavirus-border-debate-queensland-hits-back-at-nsw/12268796 For more from ABC News, … Read more New South Wales Premier pushes back against border criticism | ABC News

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Wednesday May 20 | ABC News

Australia continues to report very low new confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection. Several states and territories have even reported no new coronavirus cases in recent days. New South Wales has today reported four new cases, all in people who have returned from overseas. In this update: 0:00 – News brief of the key elements in … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Wednesday May 20 | ABC News

31 year old man charged over double murder of his parents in Brisbane | ABC News

The son of two people found dead north of Brisbane yesterday has been arrested in Sydney and will be charged with their murder. Queensland police said the bodies of a man and woman were discovered at an address in Joyner, north of Brisbane, just before 2:00pm yesterday. The couple, both aged 59, were found dead … Read more 31 year old man charged over double murder of his parents in Brisbane | ABC News

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Sunday May 17 | ABC News

0:00 Victorian cafes, restaurants and the dining areas in pubs will reopen from the 1st of June. Venues will initially be able to have a maximum of 20 people indoors with that number gradually increasing. 4:24 Queensland has recorded no new cases of coronavirus overnight despite more than 200 tests of staff and residents of … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Sunday May 17 | ABC News

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Saturday May 16 | ABC News

A rapid response team is continuing to test residents and staff at a central Queensland aged care facility after a nurse tested positive for coronavirus. So far 193 staff and patients have returned negative tests. The news comes as thousands of Queensland and Australian Capital Territory businesses are reopening as coronavirus restrictions begin to ease … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Saturday May 16 | ABC News

As coronavirus restrictions ease, here’s what’s open in Queensland from Saturday | ABC News

From midnight, coronavirus restrictions will be eased across Queensland with a limited number of people allowed to dine at restaurants and cafes, go to beauty salons or gather in public spaces. It’s the first stage of the Queensland Government’s plan to lift strict measures and boost the economy. But some businesses say it’s not viable … Read more As coronavirus restrictions ease, here’s what’s open in Queensland from Saturday | ABC News