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SA records three new COVID-19 cases on day five of lockdown, sets new testing record
Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier said one of the new cases was a child, while the other two had attended either The Greek on Halifax restaurant or Tenafeate Creek Wines — both exposure sites linked to the cluster that sent the state into lockdown.

COVID-19 update: 141 new cases, two deaths
Forty three people are in intensive care in NSW, 18 of whom require ventilation. Greater Sydney and surrounding regions are in lockdown until at least July 30, while three local government areas...

Newman blasts LNP as Labor wins Stretton by-election
Labor has retained the state seat of Stretton in a by-election sparked by the death of popular local member Duncan Pegg. James Martin, a former Pegg staffer, appears to have taken the seat comfortably, with a significant margin over LNP candidate Jim Bellos...

Long queues for testing in New Plymouth after Covid-19 found in district's wastewater
Traffic management was in place at Taranaki Base Hospital on Sunday to deal with an influx of people wanting to get tested for Covid-19. Tests on the district's wastewater saw two positive results for covid last week, it was announced on Friday night.

The Wynnum Herald - no more hard copy

The Wynnum Herald a paper that has server the Wynnum Manly area since the first issue in January 1946, printed copy has come to an end. The paper founded by brothers George and Stan Lockwood is now only available on line via subscription to The Courier Mail.

To fill the gap local resident Damian Lugg has been working on a local monthly newsletter with the first issue being June 2020. The 1st edition will be delivered this week and is available online click here for issue 1.

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27 Jul 2021;
09:30AM -
Christmas in July