YWAM MEDICAL- SHIPS BACK TO PAPUA NEW GUINEAS COVID RESPONSE

YWAM Medical Ships Australia & Papua New Guinea (YWAM MS) have donated much-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) to assist Papua New Guinea’s response to COVID-19.  The PPE, including 20,000 gloves and 3,620 masks, were donated after the National Department of Health and the…

Rate the Sanny (Sanitiser)

Around the Live FM office earlier today a discussion started about hand sanitiser, it's become such a massive part of our lives and routines in 2020. I mentioned an experience I had on the weekend with a sanitiser that was quite unpleasant (even…

Insights for Leaders During the COVID-19 Crisis

The words ‘unprecedented’, ‘volatile’ and ‘uncertain’ are now entrenched in the language we use to describe the start of 2020. The impacts of COVID-19 are being felt in everyday life – from how we shop to how we work, engage in community, learn,…

6 Lessons We Can Learn From The COVID-19 Pandemic

No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. – Hebrews 12:11 The COVID-19 Pandemic is wreaking havoc across our world. It’s an uncertain…

Townsville City Council is Urging Residents to Check-in

Council has developed a G’day Neighbour postcard for people to drop into letterboxes and let their neighbours know they’re thinking of them and available to help with things such as picking up groceries, walking their dog or posting mail. A Council spokesperson said the…

Townsville City Council Venues to Close

Townsville City Council has made the decision to close its CityLibraries, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, community centres and venues and its customer service centre walk-in service at 103 Walker Street as it works to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Council…

Festival Postponed Due to COVID-19

Today, Townsville City Council announced that NAFA (North Australia Festival of Arts) and Fringe Festival will be postponed until further notice due to COVID-19. This decision comes after The Federal Governments advice on non-essential gatherings during this time. Mayor Jenny Hill said, the…

Events Postponed or Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Townsville City Council is advancing preparations to slow the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) by postponing and cancelling local events. The decision comes on the back of the advice from the Federal Government for non-essential mass gatherings of over 500 people to be…

Council Prepared for Coronavirus

Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill talked today on Council’s pandemic plan and business continuity plan in response to COVID-19. Mayor Hill seemed positive that Townsville is still low risk compared to other surrounding cities, with only 2 confirmed cases out of a population of…