In a surprise announcement on a public holiday, the Premier has said Preppies, Year One and Years 11 and 12 will be returning to school next Monday, May 11, 2020.Read more
The good news is that, once again, Queensland had no new cases of COVID19 yesterday. This made it the fourth day of zero new cases in Queensland.
The number of active cases had dropped to 84. Eleven people remain in hospital with COVID19. Six of those patients are in Intensive Care.Read more
Today marks 86 days since Queensland’s first case of COVID19. This week Queensland had not one, but two, days with zero cases. This is something to really smile about.Read more
With Australians having done an excellent job at reducing the corona virus curve, National Cabinet met yesterday to discuss what a pathway out might look like.Read more
In my last letter I promised to update you regarding the arrangements for schools and kindys when Term 2 kicks off on Monday, April 20.
These were announced yesterday on Easter Monday. They are a little complicated, so I will try and unpack them for you.Read more
We’ve made it to Easter! In these times, that’s something to celebrate. Sadly, much of this COVID19 update concerns cancellations.Read more
As the pandemic develops, we have now reached the point where states are adopting different COVID19 rules to reflect their individual situations.
For instance, Western Australia has a complete closure of its border, even to returning residents. It has also put travel restrictions in place between different regions within the state.Read more
A week is a long time in a pandemic, so I am contacting you again to provide further updates on changes to restrictions and supports due to the corona virus.Read more
As the battle against coronavirus reaches a new stage, the changes have been coming so fast that I am sending you a summary of key ones for Gregory.Read more
An Agricultural Omnibus Tour - February 2, 2020
I am writing this from parliament as the first sitting week of 2020 has wrapped up. There are limited sitting weeks before the October 31 State Elections, but if this week’s shenanigans are any guide it is sure going to be wearing.
Labor played every trick in the book, dropping in unexpected bills that could have been properly listed for debate to adjourning debates before a vote. But the worst was the use of omnibus bills.Read more