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First for news, sport and weather in Queensland. Weekdays at 4pm, nightly at 6pm. Simulcast on 96.5 FM. Got a news tip? Email 7news@seven.com.au #7NEWS

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NSW has recorded 10 new deaths with COVID-19 on Sunday, just a day before the state is granted more freedoms after reaching a major vaccination milestone. #7NEWS 

Victoria has recorded 1,838 COVID-19 cases as Melbourne spends another weekend in lockdown. #7NEWS 

A desperate search has continued through the night for a four-year-old girl who went missing more than 24 hours ago from a campsite in rural Western Australia. #7NEWS 

Victorian Premier@DanielAndrewsMP  has announced Melbourne’s lockdown will end at 11.59pm on Thursday, 21 October. Restrictions are easing earlier than scheduled as the state edges closer to hitting its 70 per cent full vaccination target. #7NEWS 

Two new COVID-19 treatments have been secured by the federal government - one is administered intravenously, the other is an oral antiviral drug. #7NEWS 

Two people have been arrested on the Sunshine Coast following an assault that left three people with multiple stab wounds. #7NEWS 

Queensland has recorded another day with no new cases of COVID-19. So far, more than 4,000 people have received their vaccine at Bunnings stores across the state, only one day after the hardware chain joined the rollout. #COVID19  #7NEWS 

Quarantine-free travel between Australia and the South Island of New Zealand is ready to resume, Chief Medical Official Paul Kelly says. #7NEWS 

The State Opposition says well resourced hospitals are an important part of the pathway out of the pandemic. They’re calling for more intensive car beds across Queensland. #qldpol  #COVID19  #7NEWS 


The confirmed Queensland case of coronavirus travelled from Melbourne to the Gold Coast on 27 Jan onboard TigerAir flight TT566. Health authorities urge anyone who was on the flight with concerns to contact them on 13HEALTH. #7NEWS 

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Knickers, a Holstein Friesian steer, is a bovine behemoth that sticks out from the herd. #7News 

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A student activist, known for criticising UQ's ties to the Chinese Government, has walked out of an expulsion hearing after one hour. Three complaints were made against Drew Pavlou. He claims the uni won't reveal the full extent of the charges. #7NEWS 

A man has died after being attacked by a shark on the Gold Coast. Paramedics treated the man, believed to be in his 50 or 60s, at Greenmount Beach in Coolangatta just after 5pm. #7NEWS 

A man has ridden his horse through today’s protest at the Queensland-New South Wales border, encouraging crowds to cross through checkpoints. “Cross over! They cannot arrest all of us!” #COVID19  #7NEWS 

7NEWS can tonight reveal Australia's High Commissioner to the UK abandoned his post at the peak of the COVID crisis. Thousands of Australians are still stranded in Britain, as he took a holiday back home. @GreenhalghSarah  #COVID19  #7NEWS 

@DebFrecklington 's election campaign has been rocked tonight. 7NEWS today busted her Redcliffe candidate using the star of a racist video denouncing Aboriginal culture to help her campaign. @patricklion  #qldpol  #qldvotes  #7NEWS 

An enormous Boeing C-17 Globemaster plane has soared over Brisbane today, in preparation for Saturday's Riverfire spectacular. Did you catch a glimpse of the incredible aircraft? #7NEWS 

Former Prime Minister@MrKRudd  has thrown his support behind Queensland’s strict COVID measures. “Let me tell you what it’s like living in a city like New York, where they threw health security to the wind - it was a complete debacle.” #7NEWS