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Police charge two people who refused to wear masks in Brisbane

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“Similarly, [police received] a report from persons in the community about a person in Queen Street Mall who was refusing to wear a mask [while] getting takeaway food.

Queensland Deputy Police Commissioner Steve Gollschewski said the vast majority of Greater Brisbane residents were following the rules.Credit:Jono Searle/Getty Images

“When police attended, that person spat on the member of public who had reported it and was arrested for serious offences as well as not complying with the Chief Health Officer’s direction.”

Greater Brisbane residents must wear a mask at places including shopping centres, supermarkets, retail outlets, hospitals, aged care facilities, places of worship, gyms and on public transport.

These restrictions were rolled…



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