Australian hospitals to shut, 100,000 staff under threat

Australian hospitals to shut, 100,000 staff under threat

600 nurses have already been stood down in New South Wales

REVEALED: Which candidates are leading on the Fraser Coast

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Both mayoral candidates reflected on a strange campaign

Soap shortage: Teachers using metho to clean classrooms

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Queensland teachers using metho to clean classrooms

750,000 vote in Qld council elections today despite virus

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Fifteen mayors and 31 councillors already been elected unopposed

Police appeal to witnesses after fatal crash

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A MAN has tragically lost his life, after a traffic crash

Good news on coronavirus front for Fraser Coast

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There has been some good news on the coronavirus front

ELECTION DAY TWO: Greens frontrunner's midnight surprise

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Stay tuned throughout today as the official count gets underway

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

75-year-old woman who was a passenger on the Ruby Princess has died

Queensland by-election results for Bundamba and Currumbin

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Labor in box seat for Ipswich, LNP lead in Currumbin

What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

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Oh for the a replay of the Broncos glory days when Alfie was the little maestro.

GHOST BOOTHS: Full coverage as frustrated voters vent

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A day at polling booths across the Coast

CAMPAIGN WRAP: How candidates answered big questions

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The council election is finally here

MP calls on Fraser Coast council to eliminate rate payments

premium_icon MP calls on Fraser Coast council to eliminate rate payments

He called on both councils in his electorate to eliminate payments

Playgrounds, public barbecues to close due to virus threat

Playgrounds, public barbecues to close due to virus threat

New measures have been announced by the council

Bay church reveals plans to build mega hub

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Pastor Ross Davie said it was important the church plans for the future

HEIGHT FIGHT: Firm line drawn on Bay skyscrapers

premium_icon HEIGHT FIGHT: Firm line drawn on Bay skyscrapers

‘Grey areas’ in town planning scheme need to be clearer

FIRST RESIDENTS: Over 50s home for Christmas in new Bay site

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    Daring sport plans for the unknown

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    HOCKEY in Ipswich could be restarted in a week if cleared to do so.

    Police to step up COVID-19 enforcement measures on Coast

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    Police to step up COVID-19 enforcement measures in CQ

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    New police COVID-19 enforcement measures in South Burnett

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    Police outline how they will be stepping up enforcement of compliance for public...

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      Hervey Bay Parkrun organisers have found a way to keep the fun going

      STAY OUT: Council's drastic measure to stop local skaters

      premium_icon STAY OUT: Council's drastic measure to stop local skaters

      Local skate parks shutdown for the safety of the community

      Workout with Mark Wahlberg today

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      Ever dreamt of working out with Hollywood superstar Mark Wahlberg

      OUT OF THE ROUGH: Local clubs adapting to the pandemic

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      Despite the current pandemic golfers are still doing what they love

      National Sport

        NRL stars come crashing back to reality

        NRL stars come crashing back to reality

        NRL stars learning about the harsh reality of life without any footy

        NRL’s strict new COVID-19 lockdown laws

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        Strict new guidelines every NRL club and player must adhere to

        A-League player tests positive for coronavirus

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        The fallout from the coronavirus crisis has hit the A-League

        Community

          Private hospital shuts down to keep patients safe

          premium_icon Private hospital shuts down to keep patients safe

          A Fraser Coast hospital will close their doors to visitors from 11.59pm

          Close shave for bride and groom

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          A wedding reception with a difference.

          Coast tourism not immune to COVID-19

          premium_icon Coast tourism not immune to COVID-19

          Tourism hit hard from economic fallout from COVID-19.

          ScoMo wont stop this Extreme Cowboy

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          Horses will provide freedom for this Tiaro horseman, should Fraser Coast residents...

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            The kooky lady who inspired Kingswood’s new single

            Band shares bittersweet story behind song from new album.

            There is hope: How to get tickets to sold-out Splendour

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            Festival sold out within an hour, but not all is lost

            Local Business News

              How to ensure your small business survives coronavirus

              premium_icon How to ensure your small business survives coronavirus

              Here are five key things to ask and act upon

              Older voters face fine pressures amid virus isolation

              premium_icon Older voters face fine pressures amid virus isolation

              ECQ says fines will still be issued to those who don't vote

              State Govt slammed for black jewfish catch limit changes

              premium_icon State Govt slammed for black jewfish catch limit changes

              Commercial fishermen reach 20-tonne catch by first week of March

              Cafe culture takes a hit as new rules enforced

              premium_icon Cafe culture takes a hit as new rules enforced

              Cafe worker says public not taking social distancing seriously

              Lifestyle

                Coast restaurant owner says govt made him virus ‘scapegoat’

                premium_icon Coast restaurant owner says govt made him virus ‘scapegoat’

                Guests linked to coronavirus outbreak visited other venues also

                A nurse’s diary from the coronavirus frontline

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                Michelle Caulfield one of the heroes helping to fight coronavirus

                Father, daughter die of virus hours apart

                Father, daughter die of virus hours apart

                Immigration officer and his daughter who worked in hospital

                Exclusive: Michelle Bridges breaks her silence

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                Celebrity trainer answers the hard questions her fans want answered.

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                    After two weeks locked in quarantine on the Gold Coast with coronavirus, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have made it back to the US

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                    Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson fled Queensland via private jet

                    Ordinary and famous — we are now all stuck at home and having to find things to do. This is how the celebrities are getting through lockdown.

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                    Real Estate

                      Renters and landlords may see relief as early as Friday after the national cabinet meets to discusses the effects of the coronavirus on business and housing.

                      Finance minister hopeful of rental support

                      Commercial and residential rents are on the agenda

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                      Renters are staring down the barrel of some hard times due to new COVID-19 measures which have seen businesses close and jobs lost.

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                        More iconic Australian brands have been forced to close their doors amid the coronavirus crisis.

                        Country Road, Witchery, Cotton On closing amid outbreak

                        Three more stores close due to coronavirus

                        Coles has put out a call to fill 5000 new jobs across various departments. Find out what’s up for grabs.

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                        Coles hiring 5000 more workers amid coronavirus outbreak

                        Thousands of Queenslanders affected by the recent closures could be hired, as the retailer introduces 20,000 new roles across Australia.

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                        Thousands of new roles introduced to meet demand

                        Motoring

                          Prestige meets performance and the result is an all-wheel drive love match in the BMW M135i.

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                          A car maker famous for building Bathurst-winning Commodores has offered to make ventilators in the war against COVID-19.

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                          Manufacturer of Bathurst-winning Commodores offers to make ventilators

                          The chequered flag has been temporarily waved for Hervey Bay Go-Kart Track as the latest business to close its doors due to coronavirus health concerns.

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