Blackwater COVID-19 death remains a mystery to health authorities | ABC News

Health authorities are still no closer to learning how Australia’s youngest coronavirus-related fatality first caught the illness. Close contacts of the 30-year-old victim from Blackwater have all tested negative, as attention turns to a Rockhampton nurse who travelLed to the community – against health rules – while symptomatic. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-28/coronavirus-deaths-blackwater-man-rockhampton-nurse-restrictions/12291484 For more from … Read more Blackwater COVID-19 death remains a mystery to health authorities | 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

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

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

‘Worrying’ coronavirus case in nurse at Rockhampton aged care facility – May 15 wrap | ABC News

In today’s coronavirus news; 2:06 – A nurse has tested positive for coronavirus at a Rockhampton aged care home, one of two new cases for Queensland in the past 24 hours. 5:17 – Victoria has recorded another 21 cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours. 6:17 – Staged roll backs are beginning in many … Read more ‘Worrying’ coronavirus case in nurse at Rockhampton aged care facility – May 15 wrap | ABC News

Australian Prime Minister Surveys Flooded Queensland

The Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has visited the flood-affected areas of Queensland around Rockhampton in a chinook helicopter. Flying in from Gladstone, the premier met with Queensland Premier Anna Bligh and the head of the flood recovery taskforce Major-General Mick Slater. At the same time, another Chinook was transporting a Water Purification Unit from … Read more Australian Prime Minister Surveys Flooded Queensland

Australia: Queensland Floods Cut Off Town of Rockhampton

The Queensland town of Rockhampton is now completely cut off by floodwaters as the heavy rainfall and flooding in the region continues. The Fitzroy River, already causing huge problems, including the evacuation of many hundreds of homes, is expected to rise further, to a peak of around 9.7 metres on Wednesday, 5th January 2011. At … Read more Australia: Queensland Floods Cut Off Town of Rockhampton

Singapore Deputy Teo Chee Hean Visits Australia for Defence Talks

Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, Mr Teo Chee Hean, has visited Australia for four days from 19th – 23rd November as part of a series of discussions on bilateral defence. Stephen Smith, the Australian Minister of Defence said in a statement: Singapore and Australia have a close defence partnership based on shared … Read more Singapore Deputy Teo Chee Hean Visits Australia for Defence Talks