Vanguard Health senior medical officer Karolina Kerkemeyer is providing free mobile COVID-19 testing in Moranbah and surrounding Isaac region towns. She has also spent 14 days trekking through in Nepal and has climbed to a Mt Everest base camp.
Vanguard Health senior medical officer Karolina Kerkemeyer is providing free mobile COVID-19 testing in Moranbah and surrounding Isaac region towns. She has also spent 14 days trekking through in Nepal and has climbed to a Mt Everest base camp.

MORNING REWIND: 5 top stories you may have missed

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Welcome to today’s edition of The Morning Rewind, where we fill you in on the biggest stories you may have missed over the weekend.

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The Morning Bulletin editor Melanie Plane working from home with pet Labrador Louie.
The Morning Bulletin editor Melanie Plane working from home with pet Labrador Louie.

Long-time, respected Morning Bulletin editor Frazer Pearce has called time on his editorship after 14 years in the role. Meet our new editor Melanie Plane, who has a long work history with the Bully and her family has a 120 history with our region. Click here for the full story.

Carborough Downs Mine Carborough Downs Mine
Carborough Downs Mine Carborough Downs Mine

Another methane gas explosion has occurred at a CQ mine just two months after five men suffered horrific injuries in an explosion at Anglo American’s Grosvenor mine. Click here for the full story.

Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers and Leader of the Opposition Anthony Albanese want the Coalition Government to ensure there was enough support in place for regional Queenslanders during the economic recovery phase.
Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers and Leader of the Opposition Anthony Albanese want the Coalition Government to ensure there was enough support in place for regional Queenslanders during the economic recovery phase.

Concerns have been raised by the Labor Party that Central Queensland’s businesses and thousands of workers could be adversely impacted by a scaling back of the $70 billion JobKeeper payments scheme too much, too soon. Click here for the full story.

Zacharia Ty Lappin
Zacharia Ty Lappin

Zacharia Ty Lappin appeared in court after a king hit and a coward punch which left another man with serious facial injuries. He also deliberately coughed on a police officer at the peak of the COVID-19 restrictions, before punching him in the head. Click here for the full story.

Vanguard Health senior medical officer Karolina Kerkemeyer is providing free mobile COVID-19 testing in Moranbah and surrounding Isaac region towns.
Vanguard Health senior medical officer Karolina Kerkemeyer is providing free mobile COVID-19 testing in Moranbah and surrounding Isaac region towns.

Karolina Kerkemeyer had planned to spend her 30th birthday on top of a mountain in Tanzania but instead the adventurous doctor has traded her hiking boots for a swab kit as she helps fight against any coronavirus outbreak in CQ. Click here for the full story.



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