Tens of thousands of people have rallied across Australia in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and to protest Aboriginal deaths in custody.
WA’s chief health officer has warned that COVID-19 restrictions could “retighten” if the virus takes grip of the State in the winter months.
Coronavirus studies suggest the R number is below 1 in every region of England with the exception of the North West and the South West.
With just 11 new COVID-19 cases confirmed nationally in the last 24 hours, Health Minister Greg Hunt says it is vital to minimise any risk of spread to keep the virus contained.
Another contractor enmeshed in the North Metropolitan Health Service corruption scandal has been handed a prison term – but will not go behind bars.
As the Kimberley is re-opened to the rest of WA, Mark McGowan and Roger Cook are set to reveal more on Phase 3 of eased restrictions, which start at midnight.
COVID-19 will continue to test our optimism for some time yet. But while nothing will be the same again, a new global survey has revealed most see the crisis as a catalyst for positive change.
The number of babies born prematurely at WA’s major maternity hospital has plunged 20 per cent in three years, thanks to a pioneering program to prevent early births.
Blackwood Youth Action is the sole youth representative body in the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, after the council meeting last Thursday.
South Australia is once again clear of any active cases of coronavirus with a woman who travelled from the UK via Victoria having recovered from the infection.
A move to plant three trees on a verge that might have prevented a six-storey mental health and addiction treatment hospital redevelopment has been watered down by Cambridge council.
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National health authorities will start looking beyond Stage 3 of the coronavirus plan this week, reviewing the re-opening of sports stadiums and “nutting out” the risk of lifting more restrictions.
WA’s former Mental Health Commissioner will take up the helm of the Federal Government’s industrial relations working groups to tackle problems and grow jobs post-pandemic.
The lawyer for John Fullerton – the bureaucrat allegedly at the heart of the North Metropolitan Health Services bribes scandal – has asked for more time to consider the “very large” police brief.
Shannon Hampton and Rory Campbell
A former Australian of the Year says reconciliation and fighting racism in Australia could not just be left to Aboriginal people.
Because of South Australia's response to COVID-19, the premier says it could become a "more attractive place" for international students to study.
WA Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced a further $70 million for coronavirus research, including into hydroxychloroquine dosing. The drug attracted controversy after trials were suspended by WHO.
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The man thought to be Australia’s youngest COVID-19 fatality did not have the virus according to the Queensland coroner, his fiancee’s family has claimed.
The second wave of easing coronavirus restrictions has taken place around the country but leaders still warn against complacency about the disease.
Katina Curtis and Matt Coughlan
Severe asthmatics can access a pre-filled medicinal device to use at home to help their condition after it was added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
Amid a global pandemic, WA artists are helping raise money for the fight against COVID-19, with Royal Perth Hospital and Screen West collaborating for the vital cause.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaczczuk is standing firm on keeping her state borders closed until July, as much of the country enters a new stage of easing.
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