Coronavirus QLD: all you need to know today

Queensland's chief health officer says anyone with any respiratory symptoms can now be tested across the state. It comes as Health Minister Steven Miles reveals there have been two new cases of coronavirus in Queensland in the past 24 hours.

Home schooling could be stretched out until the end of the June school holidays, the powerful teachers' union has told Queensland principals.

But Home Affairs minister Peter Dutton has other ideas. Dutton says it's safe for Queensland students to return school but they're not because of a union's influence over the state government.

New rental laws have started in Queensland to help tenants and landlords deal with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. WHAT THE GUIDELINES SAY

And isolation has left many with time on their hands and it appears one thing on their minds. Sex toy sales have soared online across the nation in the past three weeks, and a Sunshine Coast adult boutique is changing up their model to keep customers happy.


Millions of Australians are bunkered down at home in isolation and it's likely to result in larger energy bills in the coming months.

Households are churning through more energy because they have been forced to work from home and some also have the added pressures of home schooling children.

A city of 10 million people in northern China has been placed into lockdown after a student reportedly brought COVID-19 in from the US.

Aussies are being urged to upskill during their COVID-19 downtime to become more employable in the post-pandemic job market. This is what you should be focusing on.

Bikes have become the new toilet paper! Coronavirus lockdowns have led to a boom in bicycle sales as Aussies turn to more exercise in isolation.


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