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Health officials investigate mystery coronavirus strain on cargo ship off Queensland coastThe MV Sofrana Surville was blocked from docking in Brisbane after New Zealand warned it could be carrying a new mutated strain of the virus.
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LNP leader denies youth curfew is 'racist'Liberal National Party leader Deb Frecklington says "people are being racist" about her plan for a youth curfew in two north Queensland cities.
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Queensland opposition draws accusations of dogwhistling with its youth curfew election pledgeThe Queensland opposition has promised a youth curfew trial if it wins the upcoming election, but not everyone is thrilled by the pledge.
Steven Miles downplays reports of new coronavirus strain on freight ship off Queensland's coastDeputy Premier Steven Miles has played down fears a freight ship off the Queensland coast may be carrying a new strain of COVID-19 as testing continues.
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Watch: The Prime Minister is liveThe Prime Minister Scott Morrison is speaking live. Earlier, the Prime Minister was stranded in far north Queensland due to technical issues with his plane.
Four to a bed and escorted by guards: Biloela family describes tough year on Christmas IslandTamil asylum seeker Priya Murugappan - who along with her husband and two children is facing deportation from Australia - tells SBS News what life has been like away from her Queensland community.
Vic stowaway found in truck at Qld borderA Victorian woman has been fined $4003 after she allegedly stowed away in a freight truck in a bid to cross Queensland's southern border.
Victorian woman fined $4,003 after she was found hiding in freight truck at Queensland borderVictoria recorded six new cases of coronavirus and no deaths, with concerns mounting about an outbreak in a town in the state's regions.
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Scott Morrison's car splashed with fake blood by refugee rights activists in QueenslandScott Morrison's visit to the University of Queensland turned sour this morning after his car and a university building were hit with fake blood.
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Don't boast about Qld border closure: PMPrime Minister Scott Morrison says Queensland's border with NSW shouldn't be shut longer than "absolutely necessary" because it's hurting jobs.
Sydney nurse tests positive to COVID-19 as NSW records three new casesNSW has recorded just two new locally acquired cases of coronavirus as its war of words with the Queensland government continues.
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NSW records five new local coronavirus cases as state accused of 'giving up' on border targetNSW has recorded five new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, increasing the likelihood that the border reopening with Queensland will be delayed.
More 'local' NSW COVID-19 cases expectedMore locally-transmitted cases of COVID-19 are expected to be confirmed over coming days, possibly delaying the Queensland border reopening.
Covid 19 coronavirus: Australian premiers clash on border closuresQueensland has given New South Wales health officials just 48 hours to determine the source of three cases of Covid-19 in the community. The state has just 24 hours remaining.The new cases ended NSW's..
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Queensland plans to reopen border to NSW visitors next month under new coronavirus roadmapQueensland recorded two new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, both of whom were ship crew.
Tasmania to reopen borders to 'low-risk' coronavirus states from end of the monthTravellers from South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory will be able to return to Tasmania from 26 October.
Sixth day of no local COVID-19 cases in NSW amid new Queensland bubbleNSW notched its sixth consecutive day without community coronavirus transmission on Thursday, as Queensland's border bubble officially shifted further south.
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No new locally acquired virus cases in NSWPressure is mounting on Gladys Berejiklian to relax restrictions in regional NSW as the Queensland border bubble extends 100km into her state.
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Queensland says federal withdrawal of army unfair as accusations fly over 'political' border policyThe withdrawal of Australian Defence Force troops on October 1 will come a day after Queensland opens to more than 150,000 extra NSW residents when a border bubble is widened.
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Matt thought he negotiated a rent reduction. Now he could be facing evictionNext week, Queensland becomes the first state to lift its moratorium on evictions and Matt Emptage and his family are fearing they could soon be hit with an eviction notice after their landlord asked..
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SA, Qld to relax NSW border restrictionsThere have been no new cases of locally acquired COVID-19 recorded in NSW as Queensland eases its border rules and SA prepares to welcome people from NSW.
South Australia reopens to NSW residents as Queensland widens southern border bubbleQueensland will extend its border bubble to include residents of five NSW government areas as South Australia moves to lift its COVID-19 restrictions with NSW from midnight on Wednesday.
Queensland extends border bubble to include five NSW local government areasQueensland will extend its border bubble to include the Byron Shire, Ballina, Lismore, the Richmond Valley and Glen Innes in NSW.
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