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Fears after polio fight pause for COVID-19
Health experts fear that the planned global eradication of potentially-fatal polio has been delayed by COVID-19, and a resurgence of the condition could be felt in Australia. The coronavirus pandemic has diverted polio resources in more than 55 countries,...

COVID-19 a double blow for chronic disease patients
Date: October 23, 2020; Source: University of New South Wales; Summary: The COVID-19 pandemic has escalated into a 'syndemic' for people with chronic illnesses, a new study analyzing data from low and middle-income countries shows. Share:.

Two NSW Police officers injured while arresting man in Sydney
A policeman has needed stitches to heal a gash in his head after allegedly being attacked by an accused robber in Sydney's southwest. The officer was allegedly bashed over the head with a police radio in Riverwood on Friday afternoon when a man they...

Pope met Australia envoy 'who had virus'
Pope Francis has been warned of potential exposure to COVID-19 after a Vatican diplomat in Australia was infected, media reports say. Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana, the Holy See's ambassador to Australia, had a face-to-face meeting with Pope Francis at...

Kerbside Clean-up

Local suburbs and the date the materials need to be left out by are as follows:-
Wynnum 9 November 2015
Lota 9 November 2015

Wynnum West 16 November 2015
Manly 16 November 2015
Manly West 16 November 2015

When putting out items for collection remember:
- to keep the piles tidy on the kerb so the footpath or roadway is kept clear
- Council will not collect piles larger than two cubic metres (equal to a small box trailer load), doors must be removed from refrigerators and cupboards, do not leave sharp or dangerous objects, items must be able to be easily and safely lifted by two people and items must be secured if severe weather is expected.