A secure hub could be established at Toowoomba's Wellcamp Airport to house international arrivals during their 14-day mandatory quarantine period.
Toowoomba and Gladstone have been identified as potential quarantine hubs for overseas travellers as Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk forges ahead with her plan to spread the coronavirus risk away from Brisbane's CBD.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he understands reservations in regional Queensland about housing international arrivals at mine camps, describing the mining industry as the 'beating heart of regional economies.'
The livelihood of cane growers in the Lower Herbert is taking a hit with floodwater unable to escape due to drainage maintenance issues.
Rescue helicopters and SES volunteers have been deployed to North Queensland as Tropical Cyclone Kimi continues to loiter off the coast.
Communities in North Queensland are battening down the hatches ahead of Tropical Cyclone Kimi which has intensified to a category two storm.
Tropical Cyclone Kimi is continuing to intensify as she moves slowly south off the North Queensland coast.
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