Byron Bluesfest cancelled again

Mystery man’s hilarious COVID safety decision

A man has been spotted taking COVID-19 safety measures to a whole new level of awesomeness

The mystery shopper was snapped wearing a welding helmet at a Townsville liquor store, while carrying a carton of VB, as Queensland continues to follow COVID-19 restrictions - including the wearing of masks indoors.

The masked mystery man at a Townsville liquor store
The masked mystery man at a Townsville liquor store

While the mast majority of residents are wearing masks of the surgical kind, it appears the mystery man either had trouble finding his own 'normal' face mask, or was deciding not to take any chances.

Either way, the hilarious image has proved a massive hit on social media, with commentators applauding the mystery man.

"Might be more COVID protected than some us," one person wrote, while another added: "That's what ya wear when ya don't want anyone to know you drink VB."

Originally published as Mystery man's hilarious COVID safety win



Uni moves to ensure the next gen knows value of agriculture

Premium Content Uni moves to ensure the next gen knows value of agriculture

“To ensure that the next generation is ready to support our food and fibre...

Exciting new digital future for the NewsMail

Premium Content Exciting new digital future for the NewsMail

Our new website platform will lead to faster load times, quicker coverage of...

Chris Sebastian ready to rock at rural festival

Premium Content Chris Sebastian ready to rock at rural festival

“Regional crowds get involved in a way city crowds don’t.”