The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1700 AEDT on Wednesday, October 27.
A Cancer Council poll has raised the alarm among health experts as to whether the sun-safe message is actually getting through.
The Morrison government has refused to release modelling about the capacity of Australia's hospitals to cope with rising coronavirus cases until states agree.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved a booster shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for the general population.
Half a million unvaccinated Victorians are being asked to urgently come forward for a COVID-19 vaccine, as the state's daily case numbers begin to plateau.
A Sydney man in his 30s is among three people who have died from COVID-19 while the NSW Hunter region records more than 27 per cent of the state's new cases.
Casual contacts in Canberra will no longer have to quarantine after getting a negative test result, while the time in isolation will halve for close contacts.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1730 AEDT on Tuesday, October 26.
Tasmania's government says 97 per cent of public health workers have received the COVID-19 vaccine, or been given an exemption, ahead of a October 31 deadline.
NSW has recorded 282 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and one death, two weeks after people began enjoying more freedoms after coming out of lockdown.
A trauma surgeon is urging kids to wear helmets while cycling after a dramatic spike in injuries during Sydney's lockdown as kids spent more time on bikes.
Deputy Chief Health Officer Jeremy McAnulty says more than 12 million COVID-19 jabs have been administered so far in NSW in an "extraordinary effort".
Testing rates have increased after several days of low numbers, as the ACT edges closer to a 90 per cent fully vaccinated coverage rate.
WA hospitals called dozens of maternity bypasses over a three-month period — a figure the Australian Medical Association WA has slammed as ‘not acceptable’.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1730 AEDT on Monday, October 25.
The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has dismissed a Ballina hospital nurse's application to review mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health workers.
The Queensland opposition is demanding access to a review of patient harm claims at Caboolture Hospital before parliament sits this week.
Premier Mark McGowan said the security breach at his home will not ‘deter’ him from ‘keeping the community safe’ and vaccinated.
Halloween enthusiasts are being warned to keep trick-or-treating COVID-safe as Victoria and New South Wales continue to record virus infections and deaths. ALL THE LATEST FROM ACROSS THE NATION.
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The Morrison government has added IVF genetic disorder services to Medicare, as well as including a cancer treatment in the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
It’s been six years since Kaitlyn Paul lost her baby girl towards the end of a healthy pregnancy, but the words ‘there’s no fetal heart’ still haunt her.
Anti-vaccination protesters hoping to stage a rally at the home of WA Premier Mark McGowan over his COVID-19 vaccine mandates produced a lacklustre turnout on Saturday.
An Australian oncologist is embarking on a phase II study aiming to boost a vital body of research into ovarian cancer.
The federal government has announced $40 million in rebates funding for up to 400,000 Australians with high blood pressure.
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