“If there is any community spread … [a lockdown] could happen,” the Premier said on Sunday as Queensland’s tally hit four local COVID cases over the past three days.
A health program in Melbourne is helping hundreds of Afghan refugees obtain medical assessments, trauma counselling and COVID vaccinations as they await permanent housing after fleeing the Taliban.
Michelle Spence, an ICU nurse unit manager from The Royal Melbourne Hospital, became emotional as she described the lonely deaths in ICU for COVID-19 patients, saying it was the nurses […]
Hair stylists are hoping to gently steer clients away from discussing the pandemic in an effort to protect their mental health.
COVID pets: How Luca found joy caring for animals.
Our pandemic response has involved restriction of liberties on a scale never previously imagined. Who has properly considered, much less tried to tally, the cost?
The Queensland government admits the state’s hospitals would struggle under a wave of COVID-19 patients, as it called on the federal government to match funding.
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 […]
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.
Victorians are allowed to return to the golf course as parts of Gippsland enter a snap lockdown, NSW healthcare workers have tomorrow to be vaccinated and Brisbane remains on high […]
Special disaster payments to millions of people will end as lockdown seats hit key vaccination targets of 70 and 80 per cent.
NSW’s full lockdown road map has been revealed, Victoria is remaining tight-lipped about when restrictions will ease for the unvaccinated and Queensland’s COVID-free run has come to an end.
Australian cricket is set to fall short of ambitious gender equality targets set by its custodians in a pre-COVID universe.
The protection offered by immunisation could see the state’s intensive care cases peak well below numbers predicted by the Burnet Institute last month.
The Penrith prop could have already played in a grand final if not being forced to quarantine because of a virus last year. And he’s ready to make amends if […]
The Governor’s plan would allow her to declare a state of emergency to replace the healthcare workers as tens of thousands face losing their jobs for failing to get the […]
Outdoor swimming pools can reopen across NSW today, Victoria is on track to hit its 80 per first first-dose vaccine target tomorrow and Queensland has hit back at the Prime […]
Health Minister Greg Hunt said the federal government wants rapid antigen tests available for home use as soon as the Therapeutic Goods Administration has given approval.
She lived in a tiny room with no window, inside a home filled with bed bugs and stained mattresses until a COVID cluster helped expose the rot of Hambleton House.
Two people from Box Hill North have been charged after an alleged assault at a park, while a man in his 30s from Geelong who attended a protest in Melbourne […]
Universities warn that the pandemic is leaving nursing staff too stretched and burnt out to complete the study necessary to work in intensive care units.
Almost two-thirds of eligible Queenslanders have now had their first dose, but the Deputy Premier says more COVID jabs are needed to protect “our way of life”.
“The lungs become more inflamed, leading to breathing difficulties. Fatigue and high fevers are common. Everyone is absolutely miserable.”
A person who attended Wednesday’s protest is in hospital with COVID-19 as police thwarted efforts by demonstrators to gather at inner-city vaccination hubs, making 92 arrests.
As Victoria sets a new daily record for COVID cases, attention is turning to the various statistical models, and what they say about the speed at which the virus will […]
A coronavirus treatment made from llama antibodies is one of the most effective ever tested, according to Public Health England.
Byron Shire Council has threatened to revoke permission for the show to shoot in the region after a COVID case linked to another reality show.
A national survey asked about official COVID messages, social cohesion and fairness during the pandemic – and it has yielded some startling findings. The more positive responses came from residents […]
The New South Wales truck driver returned a negative test on September 13 before driving with a co-driver across the country and entering WA on September 16. Three days later […]
As a civil celebrant, I am no stranger to changing circumstances but COVID introduced new levels of adapting. Not all of us have made it through with our businesses intact.