UPDATE 4 - COVID-19 (Novel coronavirus)
Media Statement from Mayor Keith Campbell
South Burnett Regional Council Mayor Keith Campbell has advised that the South Burnett Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) reconvened today to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 event. As previously advised, the LDMG’s role is to ensure that we support Queensland Health as the lead agency and make certain that a whole of government response is provided to the residents of the South Burnett.
Mayor Campbell said, “The Local Disaster Management Group, chaired by Council, consists of representatives from Queensland Health, Queensland Police Service, Queensland Ambulance Service, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors, Education Queensland, State Emergency Services, and South Burnett Regional Council, along with various other State and Federal agencies and key stakeholders, are working together to prepare and respond, as required. The LDMG’s role, in this case, is to ensure that we support Queensland Health as the lead agency and make certain that a whole of government response is provided for our people and community.”
Mayor Keith Campbell will deliver a media statement at 4pm this afternoon providing an update to residents on the current COVID-19 situation in the South Burnett.