WA’s health system is ‘overly-reliant’ on volunteers, a veteran paramedic has told the first meeting of the parliamentary inquiry into the state’s struggling ambulance service.
Business SA says a survey of its members has revealed the state's July lockdown cost the economy about $446 million.
A truck driver who was in Perth for two days last week has tested positive for COVID-19 in NSW – but the virus scare will not impact Saturday’s AFL grand final.
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Health Minister Roger Cook is providing a COVID-19 update at 1.45pm this afternoon, as WA prepares for the AFL grand final on Saturday.
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Perth’s been swept up in Grand Final fever. But 2021 AFL premiership cup ambassador Glen Jakovich wants West Aussies to remember another important upcoming event too — Purple Bra day.
The Sydney woman whose COVID-19 diagnosis sparked a seven-day lockdown of Byron Bay has been charged with breaching public health orders.
Tiffanie Turnbull and Hannah Ryan
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has offered a glimmer of hope that the 9pm New Year's Eve fireworks on Sydney Harbour might go ahead this year.
Tiffanie Turnbull and Maureen Dettre
The Moderna vaccine will be made available at nearly 500 WA pharmacists from today, with walk-ins welcome from over-12s.
Health Minister Roger Cook says WA is looking at mandatory jabs for construction workers. The revelation comes the as the government enacts a vaccine mandate for ‘at risk’ port workers.
NSW has recorded 1035 local COVID-19 cases and five deaths in the latest 24-hour reporting period.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is now available across selected WA pharmacies with walk-ins welcome among people aged over 12.
Patients who feared being locked out of a review into surgical standards at Queensland's Caboolture Hospital have been told their complaints will be heard.
The NSW government will pilot a "vaccination passport" on the Service NSW app from October 6, meaning it may not be operational when restrictions are eased.
Members of Australia's visual arts sector have taken a hit from COVID-19 and are doing their bit to encourage vaccinations and help re-open the industry.
The aged care sector is facing an "unprecedented" staffing crisis, new research suggests, with one in five workers ready to quit within the next year.
The two women were dressed in their work uniforms as protesters marched in the CBD on Saturday against mandatory vaccination and lockdowns.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of Sydney's early, family New Years Eve fireworks for the second year in a row.
The Tasmanian government says it is working to find an alternative health provider for a remote community set to lose its only general practice clinic.
Angus Brayshaw is an inspiration for anyone battling concussion, but has a clear message to people who are suffering as he prepares for the AFL grand final
The Federal Government has told Pfizer its COVID-19 vaccine will be given to children under 12 ‘as a priority’ when the jab is approved by Australian regulators.
The Queensland Liberal National Party says a state government inquiry into the Caboolture Hospital must include complaints before 2020.
The State has a $5 billion surplus but the head of the doctor’s union says WA was among the worst when it comes to investing in health.
SA Health has placed five people in isolation after a local man travelled to NSW and tested positive for COVID-19.
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