Year 12s in Sydney's worst virus-hit areas have a golden opportunity to be vaccinated, NSW authorities say as a return-to-school model for the HSC is unveiled.
The Australian Nursing Federation’s slammed the State Government’s preliminary nurse recruitment plan — which includes bringing over staff from Scotland — saying improvements won’t be seen for years.
An expected report into how a nurse at Queensland's Prince Charles Hospital got COVID-19 and sparked a statewide lockdown has been delayed by two weeks.
Queensland has recorded 10 new COVID-19 cases, raising hopes lockdown will end on Sunday, as the state moves to shut its border with Victoria.
A woman died yesterday after developing blood clots following a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine, with the Therapeutic Goods Administration finding her death was ‘likely linked’ to the jab.
Education Minister Sue Ellery will not rule out stopping unvaccinated children from attending school, labelling the transmission of the Delta variant among pupils on the east coast a ‘live issue’.
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All Indigenous Australians need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of the nation’s jab rollout, according to the Coalition of Peaks, which says ‘we can't afford for any strain to get inside’.
NSW has reported 262 new local cases of COVID-19 and five deaths as the Hunter enters lockdown and the premier admits restrictions will stay for the long haul.
An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report has found an increasing number of women are having children later in life.
South Australia has put revised travel rules for people from western Victoria on hold after another lockdown was ordered there.
Scores of West Aussies have begun joining queues at Royal Perth Hospital’s COVID testing clinic in the wake of news a mine worker may have been infectious while in the WA community.
Premier Mark McGowan has revealed a WA FIFO worker is suspected of being COVID-positive while in the community, although he has held off plunging the State into another lockdown.
The Northern Territory Health Department has declared a code yellow at Royal Darwin Hospital after running at near full capacity for 10 days.
There are fears a mine worker may have been infectious while in the West Australian community, having returned a "very weak" positive coronavirus test result.
The head of the nation’s vaccine taskforce has not ruled out cash handouts to encourage people to get vaccinated later in the year, despite the Government condemning such incentives as ‘insulting’.
The bridge — built at cost of nearly $10 million — is dual-named, also adopting the moniker the Koolangka Bridge, which means children in Noongar.
South Australia has reported one new coronavirus case linked to a local cluster, but the person involved was already in quarantine.
The federal government has introduced a bill aimed at expanding subsidised dental care to children under the age of two.
A western Sydney hospital volunteer has been dismissed after speaking out about a policy that banned partners of new mothers from postnatal wards.
Disturbing new data shows that a third of five to six-year-olds and a quarter of six to 14-year-olds suffer from decay in primary teeth.
The west Brisbane COVID-19 outbreak has grown to at least 63 cases, with a further infection of the Delta variant recorded in far north Queensland.
People in the State’s north have fallen behind the rest of the country, according to new research from the Federal Government
Dodgy WA beauty parlours have left customers with ‘second degree burns, prolonged pain, and psychological trauma’, the State’s consumer protection watchdog has warned.
More disadvantaged parts of NSW, Queensland and Melbourne have some of Australia's lowest coronavirus vaccination rates.
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