Man charged over death threats to Premier and Chief Health Officer

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A Gold Coast man has been charged with making threats online to kill Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young.

The 43-year-old man has been charged with one count of using a carriage service to make a threat to kill and will appear in Southport Magistrates Court on October 7.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (right) speaks at a press conference with Dr Jeannette Young (left) on June 30.

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (right) speaks at a press conference with Dr Jeannette Young (left) on June 30.Credit:Getty

Detectives raided the man's property in Nerang on Wednesday night as part of their investigation into the alleged threats.

A spokesman for Ms Palaszczuk would not make comment as the issue was before the courts.

Dr Young has police officers outside her home and with her everywhere she goes after receiving death threats over her handling of interstate border exemption cases.

She faced an onslaught of criticism after denying 26-year-old Canberra nurse Sarah Caisip's plea to leave hotel quarantine to attend her father's funeral with her mother and sister.

Dr Young said on Monday she was grateful for police protection, not because of the physical protection they provided but because it showed the government was supporting her in her decisions.

"It has taken an enormous toll on me, but then this has taken an enormous toll on nearly every single person in our community. Every single person in our community in Queensland has had to give up an awful lot. And we can't see a clear end to this," she said.

“This is a tough time for everyone, and I hope everyone has got a way of managing their mental health, of being able to talk to someone that they love, that they can work through issues with.”