A small group of protesters gathered in Perth’s north to protest against mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations, despite no current legislation existing in Australia that mandates the jab.
Immunisation experts have advised all adults in greater Sydney to now get any available COVID-19 vaccine, including AstraZeneca.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has accused other states of abandoning Sydney to a ‘growing’ virus disaster — comparing hoarding Pfizer supplies to withholding firefighters from a bushfire.
The Adelaide City Council has set up a webcam at the city's largest COVID-19 testing site to help manage demand.
South Australia has reported one new case in its current COVID-19 cluster and remains on track to navigate out of a week-long lockdown.
Victoria has recorded 12 new coronavirus cases while the state's health minister has side-stepped criticism from his NSW counterpart over Pfizer vaccines.
The federal government will send thousands of extra Pfizer vaccines to NSW as Scott Morrison says the nation has set a new daily inoculation record.
Marty Silk and Andi Yu
The Prime Minister has confirmed the Delta-ravaged state will not be granted additional Pfizer vaccines after NSW declared its COVID-19 outbreak a ‘national emergency’. But there is a change of tack.
The WA Government is not prepared to hand over its share of jabs to virus-hit NSW, with Mark McGowan adding that Sydney’s outbreak could be controlled if the city was locked down properly.
The Queensland government will cancel the registrations of vehicles with potentially deadly Takata airbags after 3000 owners failed to have them replaced.
Health experts do not expect to see kids aged under 16 being given COVID jabs until December at the earliest — and warn of needing more data on side effects before rolling it out to the age bracket.
Health Department Secretary Brendan Murphy says the lockdown of more than 13 million Australians would not have been prevented by a higher COVID-19 vaccination rate.
Australia's expert medical advisors say pregnant women are eligible to receive Pfizer vaccines.
India has reported its first case of human death due to bird flu after shock reports a child succumbed to the disease.
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall says there's cause for optimism that the state can emerge from its lockdown on time next week.
NSW has recorded another 136 new cases of the coronavirus and one death, as the lockdown of Greater Sydney approaches the four-week mark.
Tiffanie Turnbull and Hannah Ryan
Fiona Stanley hospital has declared a second code yellow in two days, leading healthcare staff to warn of ‘dangerous’ under-resourcing as emergency department capacity reaches breaking point.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1800 AEST on Thursday, July 22, 2021.
Scott Morrison’s plea to the Premiers comes as new figures show WA is at the back of the pack when it comes to vaccinations.
Peter Law and Sarah Ison
The western suburbs school student began experimenting with vaping last year under the impression it was a cool, healthy alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Transphobia stops many Australians from getting tested for STIs, new Curtin University research has warned. And the consequences for them could be deadly.
Scott Morrison has bowed to significant pressure to take responsibility for Australia’s sluggish vaccination progress.
The deaths of a 48-year-old Victorian and 44-year-old from Tasmanian have been confirmed to be linked to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine's rare blood clotting condition.
Supermarket giant Woolworths is locking away all aerosol deodorants in the Northern Territory to help reduce inhalant theft and abuse among young people.
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