Police have issued 20 Penalty Infringement Notices (PINs) following a number of alleged breaches of Ministerial Directions under the Public Health Act across the state at the weekend.
Annastacia Palaszczuk MP announced this morning that the Queensland’s border 'bubble' zone will expand from 1am on Thursday, October 1 to include Byron, Ballina, Lismore, Richmond Valley and Glen Innes council areas.
Lismore council have been conducting an online survey about the restrictions which has seen the New South Wales/Queensland border closed.
The challenging issues surrounding the ‘border bubble’ are causing a lot of confusion and in some cases, headache and heartache for residents in the Tweed area
With restrictions and border lines changing almost daily, you could be forgiven for being confused about who can and can't cross the border from New South Wales into Queensland and what postcodes are considered border towns.
Police say that cross-border commuters are being requested to update their border declaration passes following the announcement of a new COVID-19 hotspot in New South Wales from today.
With so much controversy following closures, it remains to see how both sides of the border will react to the news that they will soon reopen.
As Queensland closed its borders tighter over the weekend, the Queensland Police Service (QPS) says they are providing ongoing support to Queensland Health as part of a co-ordinated whole of government response to the COVID-19 situation.
Harking back to the days of the Communist Bloc, residents and workers will now have to show their 'papers' as further restrictions are put in place to tighten existing state border controls to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
As of midnight last night border restrictions came into force on the NSW and Queensland border.
As Facebook becomes the new government news service, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk MP announced yesterday via social media that the Queensland border is about to close.