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Unvaccinated teen sparks new COVID scare on the Gold Coast
Queensland and NSW authorities are working to trace the contacts of a 17-year-old Gold Coast boy who tested positive to COVID-19 after presenting at a hospital with a headache. The teenager was a close contact of someone from NSW who visited relatives...

ABC boss defends decision to pay Louise Milligan's $200000 defamation costs
The ABC agreed to pay reporter Louise Milligan's personal legal costs of almost $200,000 after she was sued by federal MP Andrew Laming over a series of tweets because it feared further financial exposure and believed an apology would not settle the...

Fearful of losing their homelands, islands are taking Australia to court over climate
The case will argue the Australian government must cut emissions by 74% by 2030 (from 2005 levels) in order to save the Torres Strait Islands from sea level incursion, erosion, storm surge damage, and inhabitability.

Rapid antigen tests to be available at supermarkets from next week
The supermarket intends to sell the Chinese-manufactured Hough Pharma COVID Antigen Nasal Test, one of eight rapid antigen tests approved by the medicines' regulator for at-home use in Australia, a spokesperson confirmed.

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.

Events

16 Nov 2021;
12:00AM
Wynnum Fringe