Australians rush to book flights home and for holidays following border news

Some Australians living abroad say they are yet to find direct flights to Australia, and many of those making successful bookings are doing so amid some uncertainty about the lifting […]

‘Huge conflict of interest’: Australia’s museums still hold 10,500 First Nations remains

More ancestral remains of First Nations people are being held in major Australian museums today than in 2010, despite a long-standing government policy to return remains to their communities, says […]

Australia news LIVE: NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian resigns; NSW COVID-19 cases fall as outbreaks grow in Victoria and ACT; Grand Final at risk

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has resigned after the corruption watchdog announced an investigation, Melbourne’s current road out of lockdown hangs in the balance, and Queensland remains on high alert.

Australia news LIVE: Sydney schools to reopen earlier than expected; Victorian healthcare workers told to brace for COVID surge

Sydney’s youngest and oldest school children will return to classrooms from October 18, Victorian healthcare workers are being told to ‘prepare psychologically’ for the next few months and Queensland remains […]

‘Fears we will see people too late’: Cancer tests and biopsies plunge in lockdown

The number of cancer biopsies, scans and surgeries in Australia plummeted last year, sparking concerns of up to 20,000 missed cancer cases as extended lockdowns halt routine medical check-ups.  

Wellcamp to snare share of international students by early 2022

Annastacia Palaszczuk says the Wellcamp quarantine hub will accept international arrivals by early 2022, while also insisting every eligible Queenslander should be offered a COVID vaccine before Australia opens up.