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COVID-19

TIMES ARE TOUGH, MORETON BAY IS TOUGHER.
As a community – let’s get #MoretonBayTough. The COVID-19 global pandemic is having unprecedented impacts on the world, and unfortunately Moreton Bay Region isn’t immune.

Join the #MoretonBayTough Facebook group to meet our #MoretonBayTough businesses and locals, hear their stories and pledge your support – we are all in this together.

Read the latest COVID-19 updates for the Moreton Bay Region.

For a list of testing centres across the region, head here

Local News   •   23-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 update: August 23

Distribution centre and meat processing workers will be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination as concerns grow over the escalating number of cases in NSW and Victoria...…

Local News   •   22-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 update: August 22

Queensland taxis, ride-share vehicles and limousines will be required to have the Check-In Qld app in just over a week to boost contact tracing, as the state records no new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours...…

Local News   •   21-8-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: August 21

There are no new community cases of COVID-19 today as the Health Minister announces a new vaccination clinic for Indigenous people at Redcliffe. Details here. …

Local News   •   23-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 update: August 23

Distribution centre and meat processing workers will be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination as concerns grow over the escalating number of cases in NSW and Victoria...…

Local News   •   22-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 update: August 22

Queensland taxis, ride-share vehicles and limousines will be required to have the Check-In Qld app in just over a week to boost contact tracing, as the state records no new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours...…

Local News   •   21-8-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: August 21

There are no new community cases of COVID-19 today as the Health Minister announces a new vaccination clinic for Indigenous people at Redcliffe. Details here. …



Past updates

Local News   •   14-8-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: August 14

Here's the latest on the COVID-19 situation in Queensland. Health Minister Yvette D'Ath has provided an update from Woody Point this morning.…

Local News   •   13-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 Update: August 13

Eight new cases of COVID-19 that have been identified in Queensland in the past 24 hours are all in quarantine, as Queensland restricts travel from the ACT and seven local government areas in NSW...…

Local News   •   12-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 Update: August 12

Queensland recorded 11 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, 10 in home quarantine and linked to the Indooroopilly cluster and one overseas case in hotel quarantine. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the result is very good news...…

Local News   •   11-8-2021  •   Nick Crockford

COVID Update: August 11

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has described the four new COVID cases reported today as “excellent news” for Queensland.…

news   •   31-7-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Tears as region's huge food and wine festival is cancelled

Organisers of the Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival are today “devastated” and “in tears” at having to cancel the event, minutes after opening.…

Local News   •   31-7-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Lockdown forces events to cancel

The snap three-day lockdown, which takes effect at 4pm today has forced the cancellation of many big and small events across the region. Here’s a list…

Local News   •   3-8-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Do your bit to help small business

The snap COVID-19 lockdown has hit many businesses hard across the Moreton Bay Region. Let’s do what this community does best – support each other. It's time to be #MoretonBayTough once again. Here’s how you can help.…

Local News   •   10-8-2021  •   Nick Crockford

COVID-19 Update: August 10

Only three new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Queensland yesterday - and all were in linked to the Indooroopilly cluster and in home quarantine.…

Local News   •   9-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID19 Update: August 9

Just five new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Queensland in the past 24 hours - all in quarantine. The news comes as the list of those eligible to receive a vaccine expands and a new mass vaccination centre is announced. Read more here...…

Local News   •   8-8-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: August 8

South East Queensland’s snap eight-day lockdown will end at 4pm today, with many restrictions and despite nine new locally acquired cases of COVID-19’s Delta strain.…

Local News   •   7-8-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: August 7

There have been 13 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, but all are linked and it is not believed they were active in the community. It’s encouraging news as we wait to see if lockdown will be lifted tomorrow.…

Local News   •   6-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 Update August 6: new cases, 'lockdown legends'

Deputy Premier Steven Miles has praised Queensland's lockdown legends and urged people to keep wearing masks as the state recorded 10 new COVID-19 cases overnight, all of them locally acquired. Read more about what we need to do to end lockdown... …

news   •   5-8-2021  •   Matt Rodin

COVID-19 Update August 5

Queensland has recorded 27 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours - 11 of them overseas acquired on board a ship moored off Gladstone and 16 linked to the Indooroopilly cluster. Read more here....…

news   •   4-8-2021  •   Nick Crockford

COVID-19 Update - August 4

Queensland's Chief Health Officer Jeanette Young says there were 16 new cases connected to the Indooroopilly Delta cluster in the last 24 hours - but none are unlinked.…

Local News   •   31-7-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Snap three-day lockdown from 4pm

Moreton Bay Region is one of 11 council areas going into a snap three-day lockdown from 4pm today. It comes as Deputy premier Steven Miles announced seven new cases in Queensland in the last 24 hours.…

Local News   •   1-8-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: Nine new cases

There have been nine new cases detected of COVID-19's Delta variant in the community in the past 24 hours and all are linked to the Indooroopilly cluster. Here's the latest from this morning's press conference.…

Local News   •   3-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 Update - August 3

Sixteen new locally acquired COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Queensland in the past 24 hours, all of them linked to the Indooroopilly Delta cluster. Find out more here...…

Local News   •   2-8-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 Update: August 2: lockdown extended, EKKA cancelled

Queensland's lockdown has been extended until 4pm on Sunday, with 15 new COVID-19 cases detected in the state overnight, 13 of them locally acquired....…

Local News   •   2-7-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Call to do the right thing

With the COVID-19 lockdown extended in the Moreton Bay Region and Brisbane City Council areas for a further 24 hours, Mayor Peter Flannery is calling on residents to keep doing the right thing.…

Local News   •   30-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Call to support local venues offering takeaway

As greater Brisbane and the Moreton Bay Region settle into a three-day lockdown, hospitality venues offering takeaway are calling for your support.…

news   •   2-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 UPDATE: New exposure sites in Moreton Bay Region

The Moreton Bay Region and Brisbane City Council will remain in lockdown until at least early tomorrow after three new community-acquired cases of COVID-19 were detected in the past 24 hours.…

Local News   •   30-6-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 update: Four new cases

There have been four new cases of COVID-19 detected in Queensland in the past 24 hours, of which three are the result of community transmission but are close contacts of existing cases. It comes as residents settle in to the first full day of lockdown.…

Local Stories   •   16-6-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Vaccination hub to open at Kippa-Ring

A community-based vaccination hub will open at Kippa-Ring tomorrow, offering COVID-19 vaccines to all ages.…

Local News   •   3-7-2021  •   Nick Crockford

COVID-19 LATEST: Lockdown to end

Moreton Bay Region and Brisbane City Council will come out of lockdown at 6pm tonight - despite eight new cases being reported in the last 24 hours across South East Queensland.…

Local News   •   4-7-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 latest: Two new cases

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Queensland, with more than 14,000 tests carried out. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk stresses we need to keep wearing masks. Find out more here.…

Local News   •   1-7-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: Four new cases, no word on lockdown

There have been four new cases of COVID-19 detected in Queensland in the past 24 hours, of which two are the result of community transmission. There are a number of possible exposure sites in the Moreton Bay Region.…

Local News   •   29-6-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 update: Three-day lockdown ordered

Queensland will go into lockdown for three days from 6pm tonight, after four new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the past 24 hours. Two of these are the result of community transmission.…

Health & Fitness   •   29-3-2021  •   Nick Crockford

COVID-19: Testing centres in Moreton Bay Region

Your guide to COVID-19 testing centres across the Moreton Bay Region. Residents with symptoms, or suspected symptoms, are urged to get tested immediately.…

Local News   •   27-6-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Covid alert with new community cases

UPDATED 4.45PM: A list of exposure sites has been released after it was discovered two people who have tested positive for COVID-19 were out and about in the community.…

Local News   •   4-4-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 Update: No new locally acquired cases

COVID-19 hospital treatment hub a possibility…

Local News   •   3-4-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 Update: Keep getting tested

State records three new COVID-19 cases…

Local News   •   29-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Festival of sails cancelled

Organisers of this year’s Festival of Sails have cancelled the event, scheduled for Good Friday as a result of the evolving COVID-19 cluster and in the interests of public safety.…

Local News   •   30-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: New cases, call to get tested

There have been 10 new cases in the past 24 hours, eight of these are the result of community transmission, as the number of venues and businesses listed as potential exposure sites continues to grow.…

Local News   •   29-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: Three-day lockdown

Greater Brisbane, the Moreton Bay Region, Logan and Redlands will go into a three-day lockdown from 5pm today as Queensland Health discovers more cases of community-transmitted COVID-19.…

Local News   •   27-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: Get tested

Queensland Health has released a list of venues attended by a Strathpine man who tested positive to COVID-19 overnight.…

Local News   •   26-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Pop-up COVID-19 testing clinic at Brendale

Queensland Health is setting up a pop-up COVID-19 testing clinic at South Pine Sports Complex to deal with a surge in tests after it was revealed a Stafford man has contracted COVID-19 through community transmission.…

news   •   5-4-2021  •   Jodie Powell

New COVID-19 cases are overseas travellers

COVID-19 testing still key to containing spread…

Local News   •   31-3-2021  •   Kylie Knight

COVID-19 UPDATE: Two new community cases, no word on lockdown

There have been three new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, two are the result of community transmission. But in good news for the region, none of the cases are unlinked to the already identified clusters.…

news   •   2-4-2021  •   Jodie Powell

COVID-19 Update: New exposure sites listed

Eight new COVID-19 cases; nurse the "missing link" in northern cluster…

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