Millions of Australians will be eligible for a fourth COVID shot from July 11. FIND OUT IF YOU ARE AMONG THEM
Maeve Bannister and Andrew Brown
WA’s reported COVID infections have edged up for a third consecutive day to 6387 as health authorities prepare to greenlight fourth doses for all Australians over the age of 30 on Thursday.
Victoria’s new health minister has refused to rule out bringing back Covid restrictions to slow the recent outbreak of the virus.
Victoria's new health minister hasn't ruled out mask mandates or work-from-home rules after the state's pandemic powers were extended for another three months.
Health officials have raised the possibility of community transmission of the monkeypox virus in Australia as confirmed and likely case numbers rise to 17.
Elective surgeries may be suspended again in Queensland as the number of active COVID-19 cases in the state nears 40,000.
Nick Gibbs and Marty Silk
The World Health Organisation says it will reconvene a meeting of the committee that will advise on declaring the monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency.
Australia’s death rate has soared in the first part of the year. A new report from Australia’s health and welfare watchdog outlines why.
China is the only major economy digging in its heels on a "zero-COVID" policy aimed at promptly eradicating all outbreaks.
Brenda Goh and Roxanne Liu
A Melbourne aged care facility is managing another COVID-19 outbreak, after 45 residents died from the virus in 2020.
Tara Cosoleto and Callum Godde
Health authorities have announced when the third wave of Omicron is set to peak in Queensland amid mounting pressure on hospitals and staff.
Tasmanian Premier Jeremy Rockliff has urged people to wear masks indoors amid a rise in COVID-19 infections.
A team of civilian medical staff, defence force personnel and equipment is jetting into Niue from New Zealand in response to a COVID-19 outbreak.
Queensland authorities are urging people to prepare for a third COVID-19 wave saying "it's very likely that either you or someone you know" will be infected.
Fraser Barton and Marty Silk
WA has recorded a second-consecutive day of rising COVID numbers amid fears Australia will soon be hit with its third Omicron wave.
Daniel Andrews’ extension of the pandemic declaration means Victorians are unable to move on with their lives, his most vocal critic says.
More than 13 million doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine are to be disposed of, with Canada unable to find any takers despite efforts to donate the supply.
NSW residents have been told to “disregard” old health advice as Covid cases surge and the state heads into its third Omicron wave.
State and territory health experts are considering whether to expand the availability of fourth vaccine doses as concerns rise over COVID-19 subvariants.
Small businesses impacted by COVID restrictions at the start of the year are facing 12-week wait times to have their applications assessed, meaning some are unlikely to get financial support until October.
Danielle Le Messurier
NSW Health expects COVID-19 cases will peak in late July and early August at levels similar to January, when Omicron cases were surging.
The Victorian government has signed off on a three-month extension of its pandemic declaration, retaining COVID-19 restrictions until at least mid-October.
New COVID cases in WA have spiked on Tuesday, while an elderly man sadly passed away with the disease.
More than 13,000 people are under quarantine in China's special administrative region of Macau, which is battling to limit its largest outbreak of COVID-19.
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