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‘Puzzling’ side effect of COVID vaccine

‘Puzzling’ side effect of COVID vaccine

Early trials of one of the key vaccines that could bring the coronavirus pandemic under control have proved promising, but an aspect of the results is “puzzlin [...] Read full article: ‘Puzzling’ side effect of COVID vaccine...→

Bizarre new virus side effect revealed

Bizarre new virus side effect revealed

Just when we thought we’d finally started to understand – and be able to recognise the myriad symptoms associated with – COVID-19, another bizarre potential si [...] Read full article: Bizarre new virus side effect revealed...→

Nurse’s brutal before and after photo

Nurse’s brutal before and after photo

A nurse has shared two comparison photos in a bid to raise awareness about the brutal toll working on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic has had on her an [...] Read full article: Nurse’s brutal before and after photo...→

SA opens borders to Victoria on December 1

SA opens borders to Victoria on December 1

SA authorities are expecting a flood of people across the border from Victoria from midnight on Monday, and are buoyed by no new COVID cases. Read full article: SA opens borders to Victoria on December...→

AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial mistake could halt approval

AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial mistake could halt approval

AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine is coming under intense scrutiny after its UK scientists made a major “mistake” during trials – one that could even halt it f [...] Read full article: AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial mistake ...→

A doctor dubbed the “sexiest alive” has been accused of “blatant hypocrisy” afte [...]

A doctor dubbed the “sexiest alive” has been accused of “blatant hypocrisy” afte [...]

A doctor dubbed the “sexiest alive” has been accused of “blatant hypocrisy” after being snapped partying alongside a group of bikini-clad women. Read full article: A doctor dubbed the “sexiest alive” has ...→

Eleven cops in isolation after virus scare

Eleven cops in isolation after virus scare

Eleven police officers are in isolation after they were forced to physically restrain a man who had tested positive to COVID-19 as he attempted to leave hotel [...] Read full article: Eleven cops in isolation after virus sca...→

HEALTH CHIEFS MEET IN WENTWORTH

WHEN Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton visited Wentworth recently to make an announcement about heath services for the region, it was an opportunity fo [...] Read full article: HEALTH CHIEFS MEET IN WENTWORTH...→

Virus alert for three Victorian suburbs

Virus alert for three Victorian suburbs

Health authorities are urging residents in three Geelong north and surrounding suburbs to get tested after traces of coronavirus was detected in wastewater, in [...] Read full article: Virus alert for three Victorian suburbs...→

How WAG’s ’stupid’ mistake result in a lifetime bikini ban

How WAG’s ’stupid’ mistake result in a lifetime bikini ban

When doctors successfully removed a melanoma from Rachael Lee’s stomach it might have seemed like her skin cancer concerns were over. Read full article: How WAG’s ’stupid’ mistake result in a l...→

8 Geelong and Lara residents urged to get tested after COVID found in wastewater | Geelong Advertiser

8 Geelong and Lara residents urged to get tested after COVID found in wastewater | Geelong Advertiser

Health authorities are urgently warning residents in a number of Victorian suburbs to get tested after COVID was unexpectedly found in sewage. Read full article: 8 Geelong and Lara residents urged to ge...→

Adelaide pizza bar linked to teenage girl's infection

Adelaide pizza bar linked to teenage girl's infection

Woodville Pizza Bar, which was at the centre of a short statewide lockdown last week, has been the source of another puzzling case of COVID-19. Read full article: Adelaide pizza bar linked to teenage gir...→

We're on brink of burnout epidemic at work, warns Arianna Huffington

We're on brink of burnout epidemic at work, warns Arianna Huffington

The founder of wellbeing platform Thrive says increasing employee resilience will be the next key battleground in the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: We're on brink of burnout epidemic at wo...→

How Scott Morrison was allowed to avoid hotel quarantine

How Scott Morrison was allowed to avoid hotel quarantine

Scott Morrison has been called out for declaring there’s “no alternative” to hotel quarantine and then promptly dodging it himself so how did he get away with [...] Read full article: How Scott Morrison was allowed to avoid ...→

This CEO was terrified of ocean swimming. Now he takes on triathlons

This CEO was terrified of ocean swimming. Now he takes on triathlons

The urge to raise money for Make-A-Wish Australia pushed Click Frenzy chief Grant Arnott out of his comfort zone and into the waves. Read full article: This CEO was terrified of ocean swimming...→

PM signals tough rules on vaccine travel

PM signals tough rules on vaccine travel

International travellers who fly to Australia without proof of a COVID-19 vaccination will be required to quarantine at their own expense. Read full article: PM signals tough rules on vaccine travel...→

‘Pit of despair’: 9 Aussies dead in 3 weeks

‘Pit of despair’: 9 Aussies dead in 3 weeks

Ex-soldiers and experts say the war crimes report will be traumatic reading for soldiers suffering PTSD as a spike in suicides is recorded.... Private Shane Ho [...] Read full article: ‘Pit of despair’: 9 Aussies dead in 3 we...→

Is workplace gaslighting on the rise?

Is workplace gaslighting on the rise?

This type of abuse is now considered one of the most prevalent forms of bullying at work. Learn how to recognise and counter the perpetrator’s tactics and keep [...] Read full article: Is workplace gaslighting on the rise?...→

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to criminal charges

The criminal violations include conspiring to defraud US officials and paying illegal kickbacks to doctors and others to help keep opioid prescriptions flowing [...] Read full article: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads gui...→

NSW announces Christmas virus rule changes

NSW announces Christmas virus rule changes

A number of eased restrictions will be given the green light by the state government today, including loosening regulations around how many people can visit yo [...] Read full article: NSW announces Christmas virus rule chang...→

Victoria to be the most indebted state

Victoria to be the most indebted state

Victoria will become Australia's most indebted state after a $50 billion budget cash splash designed to create 400,000 jobs; transition will start in the US bu [...] Read full article: Victoria to be the most indebted state...→

All you need to know about the vaccine

All you need to know about the vaccine

As scientists across the world race to produce a COVID-19 vaccine, many Australians are eagerly waiting for the groundbreaking jab to become available commerci [...] Read full article: All you need to know about the vaccine...→

NSW has issued a health alert for the child care sector

NSW has issued a health alert for the child care sector

NSW Health has released an urgent warning after an alarming spike in gastro cases in dozens of the state’s child care facilities. Read full article: NSW has issued a health alert for the ch...→

Ramsay vows to continue public sector work as dividend future unclear

Ramsay vows to continue public sector work as dividend future unclear

Chairman Michael Siddle said it was also too early to tell whether there would be further government support in light of the second wave. Read full article: Ramsay vows to continue public sector wo...→

SA eyes reopening of economy on Dec 1

SA eyes reopening of economy on Dec 1

The Chief Public Health Officer has champagne on ice but won't crack it open for another week amid reluctance to prematurely declare the state's COVID-19 clust [...] Read full article: SA eyes reopening of economy on Dec 1...→

Fury as Qantas boss flags ‘no jab, no fly’ rule

Fury as Qantas boss flags ‘no jab, no fly’ rule

Outraged customers have vowed never again to fly with Qantas after the airline’s boss said vaccinations against COVID-19 would be mandatory for all passengers [...] Read full article: Fury as Qantas boss flags ‘no jab, no fl...→

The case against the medicalisation of mental health

The case against the medicalisation of mental health

The vast net cast to capture the level of mental illness in Australia by the 1200-page Productivity Commission review risks the term losing all meaning. Read full article: The case against the medicalisation of m...→

Dad charged over cannabis ‘cure’

Dad charged over cannabis ‘cure’

THE father of a toddler undergoing cancer treatment in a Brisbane hospital has been arrested for trying to treat his daughter with medical cannabis. Read full article: Dad charged over cannabis ‘cure’...→

Qantas announces new rules for flying

Qantas announces new rules for flying

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be a non-negotiable condition of international air travel, according to the Qantas CEO Alan Joyce. Read full article: Qantas announces new rules for flying...→

Oxford trial claims dosing regime 90 per cent effective against COVID-19

Oxford trial claims dosing regime 90 per cent effective against COVID-19

The chief investigator of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine trial says one of its dosing regimens could be hig... Read full article: Oxford trial claims dosing regime 90 per...→

Pause for thought in SA

Pause for thought in SA

The hair-trigger closure of South Australia's economy shows the lack of political downside in over-reacting to COVID-19 Read full article: Pause for thought in SA...→

Privacy regulators demand  Australian-only QR apps for COVID safety

Privacy regulators demand Australian-only QR apps for COVID safety

Venues and retailers should only use check-in apps that store data on Australian servers and need not collect family names under proposed national privacy guid [...] Read full article: Privacy regulators demand Australian-on...→

Healthy future for hospital jobs

Healthy future for hospital jobs

Ramsay Health Care is set to create hundreds of new jobs in Western Australia, fuelling the nation’s fastest-growing employment sector through delivery of new [...] Read full article: Healthy future for hospital jobs...→

Brett Sutton faces grilling over contact tracing

Brett Sutton faces grilling over contact tracing

Victoria chief health officer Brett Sutton will face a grilling into the state’s handling of the destructive second wave of the coronavirus. Read full article: Brett Sutton faces grilling over contact...→

A vaccine alone won’t be enough to make overseas travel safe, experts warn

A vaccine alone won’t be enough to make overseas travel safe, experts warn

Promising results from two potential COVID-19 vaccines have offered hope to a world still hamstrung by the deadly virus, but it may not be the silver bullet fo [...] Read full article: A vaccine alone won’t be enough to make ...→

Ice Bucket Challenge creator dead at 37

Ice Bucket Challenge creator dead at 37

Patrick Quinn, the co-founder of the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraising campaign for ALS, which went viral in 2014, has died at age 37. Read full article: Ice Bucket Challenge creator dead at 37...→

How to catch big whiting

THE Gold Coast's Nerang River is one location where sand whiting enthusiasts are almost guaranteed to catch quality fish. Read full article: How to catch big whiting...→

Health alert: thunderstorms bring rare asthma risk

ELEVATED pollen levels and the possibility of severe thunderstorms over the next two days are increasing the risk of a rare thunderstorm asthma event in the AC [...] Read full article: Health alert: thunderstorms bring rare a...→

'The outside world is not safe'

'The outside world is not safe'

Australia should be celebrating Victoria's elimination of the coronavirus but the mood is being offset by a new trade threat from China, this time to the $1.5b [...] Read full article: 'The outside world is not safe'...→

Telehealth here to stay

Telehealth here to stay

Telehealth is here to stay after the Health Minister confirmed it would remain in place after the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Telehealth here to stay...→

Woman told she could die after shock Zoom call

Woman told she could die after shock Zoom call

Kimberley Eccles, 23, of the UK, had several vital appointments scheduled after she spotted a lump inside her mouth. Read full article: Woman told she could die after shock Zoo...→

SA records no new coronavirus infections

SA records no new coronavirus infections

Restrictions will ease in South Australia next week as the state recorded no new infections of COVID-19 on Friday. Read full article: SA records no new coronavirus infections...→

AstraZeneca to run fresh COVID-19 vaccine trial amid results confusion

AstraZeneca to run fresh COVID-19 vaccine trial amid results confusion

AstraZeneca and its CEO are facing scrutiny as the drugmaker responds to growing confusion over the vaccine. Read full article: AstraZeneca to run fresh COVID-19 vaccin...→

Photo exposes ‘world’s sexiest doctor’

Photo exposes ‘world’s sexiest doctor’

A doctor dubbed the sexiest alive has been accused of blatant hypocrisy after being snapped partying alongside a group of bikini-clad women. Read full article: Photo exposes ‘world’s sexiest doctor’...→

Victoria effectively eliminates COVID

Victoria effectively eliminates COVID

Victoria has effectively eliminated coronavirus after reaching 28 days without recording a new case. Read full article: Victoria effectively eliminates COVID...→

Shopping centres added to alert list

Shopping centres added to alert list

New alerts have been issued for two South Australian shopping centres, while a western suburbs high school remains closed for a second day after a student test [...] Read full article: Shopping centres added to alert list...→

SA to re-open border to Victoria

SA to re-open border to Victoria

South Australia plans to stick with its December 1 deadline to open borders with Victoria and ease restrictions. Read full article: SA to re-open border to Victoria...→

Push to scrap ‘unnecessary’ COVID rules

Push to scrap ‘unnecessary’ COVID rules

Over the past few months NSW has eased a raft of tough virus restrictions, with even more to be scrapped in the coming days. Read full article: Push to scrap ‘unnecessary’ COVID rules...→

Shocking fallout from war crimes report

Shocking fallout from war crimes report

A spike in veterans reaching out for mental health services after the horrific Afghan war crimes report is a “mixed blessing”, according to the Veterans’ Affai [...] Read full article: Shocking fallout from war crimes report...→

Dan Andrews rules out home quarantine despite inquiry’s recommendation

Dan Andrews rules out home quarantine despite inquiry’s recommendation

Home quarantine for returning travellers will not be an option for returned travellers in Victoria despite it being a recommendation from the inquiry into the [...] Read full article: Dan Andrews rules out home quarantine de...→

Private COVID-19 tests to cut quarantine time for England arrivals

Private COVID-19 tests to cut quarantine time for England arrivals

Arrivals in England will be able to avoid a full two weeks of quarantine if they fork out for a private COVID-19 test after five days in a test-and-release sch [...] Read full article: Private COVID-19 tests to cut quarantine...→

Chilly winds for Blackmores as Chinese shift to local brands

Chilly winds for Blackmores as Chinese shift to local brands

The 'clean and green' Australian glow is slowly disappearing for vitamins buyers in China says Citi as nationalism becomes an influence. Read full article: Chilly winds for Blackmores as Chinese s...→

Australia’s deadliest virus mistake

Australia’s deadliest virus mistake

Out of the sectors impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, none was brought to its knees harder than aged care – an area already in crisis before COVID-19 struck [...] Read full article: Australia’s deadliest virus mistake...→

Image shows America’s looming disaster

Image shows America’s looming disaster

Despite COVID-19 still running rampant across the country, many Americans are refusing to give up their holiday plans in order to help slow the spread. Read full article: Image shows America’s looming disaster...→

Health battle sparks eco-friendly business venture

Health battle sparks eco-friendly business venture

A search for sustainable and chemical free products to manage her own health led a Coast woman to create an online marketplace as a one-stop-shop. Read full article: Health battle sparks eco-friendly busine...→

‘Deep sleep’ doctors lose case

‘Deep sleep’ doctors lose case

Two former doctors who sued for defamation decades after they were condemned by a royal commission for practising “deep sleep therapy” have spectacularly lost [...] Read full article: ‘Deep sleep’ doctors lose case...→

Police-guarded quarantine centre to replace hotels in SA

Police-guarded quarantine centre to replace hotels in SA

The SA Premier will likely use the old Wakefield Hospital as a facility for people who have COVID-19, taking them out of medi-hotels. Read full article: Police-guarded quarantine centre to repl...→

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare posts record profit on COVID-19 demand

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare posts record profit on COVID-19 demand

The $18.6 billion dual-listed company beat analysts expectations for the half year, while upgrading its full year outlook. Read full article: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare posts record ...→

New COVID-19 cases linked to pig heads

New COVID-19 cases linked to pig heads

Two of China’s new COVID-19 cases have been linked to pig heads that arrived from North America, with the country battling a fresh cluster of infections. Read full article: New COVID-19 cases linked to pig heads...→

Health alert issued to south-west Sydney after virus traces found in wastewater

Health alert issued to south-west Sydney after virus traces found in wastewater

Authorities have issued a health alert to residents in Sydney’s south-west to come forward for testing after traces of the coronavirus were found in wastewater [...] Read full article: Health alert issued to south-west Sydney...→

Companies warned against 'blind spots' as borders open

Companies warned against 'blind spots' as borders open

A new report says it can be all too easy for companies to ease up on precautions like mask wearing and sanitising as life returns to normal. Read full article: Companies warned against 'blind spots' a...→

‘I’m sorry’: Pizza shop worker breaks silence after SA lockdown

‘I’m sorry’: Pizza shop worker breaks silence after SA lockdown

The pizza shop worker at the centre of South Australia’s unnecessary coronavirus shutdown says he is “extremely remorseful” and concerned about its impact on t [...] Read full article: ‘I’m sorry’: Pizza shop worker breaks si...→

Reason ‘no jab, no fly’ rule won’t work

Reason ‘no jab, no fly’ rule won’t work

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has laid down the law that anyone not vaccinated against COVID-19 won’t be able to fly. But there’s one big problem.... A vial of the Oxf [...] Read full article: Reason ‘no jab, no fly’ rule won’t work...→

Perth business shaking up the sunscreen game

Perth business shaking up the sunscreen game

The ultimate anti-ageing product isn’t a new serum, but an essential product that businesses are putting their own spin on to create formulas you’ll actually w [...] Read full article: Perth business shaking up the sunscreen ...→

Australians are ‘winning’ coronavirus fight

Australians are ‘winning’ coronavirus fight

Australia has recorded a new breakthrough in the coronavirus pandemic with no patients in hospital relying on a ventilator. Read full article: Australians are ‘winning’ coronavirus fi...→

Qld-NSW border rules explained: How and when you can travel

Qld-NSW border rules explained: How and when you can travel

All NSW residents, including millions from Sydney, will be allowed to travel to Queensland from next month. Read full article: Qld-NSW border rules explained: How and ...→

Harsh COVID impacts months after infection

Harsh COVID impacts months after infection

A young Aussie who was infected with COVID-19 five months ago is still suffering daily impacts of the deadly virus, with the healthcare worker admitting he is [...] Read full article: Harsh COVID impacts months after infecti...→

Zero active cases achieved in Victoria

Zero active cases achieved in Victoria

Victoria has no active coronavirus cases after the last patient was discharged from hospital. Read full article: Zero active cases achieved in Victoria...→

World’s fattest boy,12, loses 80kgs

World’s fattest boy,12, loses 80kgs

AT ONE point in his life, Arya Permana was so large he could barely move from his bed. Read full article: World’s fattest boy,12, loses 80kgs...→

Melbourne-Sydney flights revive NZ bubble hopes

Melbourne-Sydney flights revive NZ bubble hopes

Qantas chief Alan Joyce said the resumption of Melbourne-Sydney flights is as a huge step and predicted it could be a precursor to two-way travel between Austr [...] Read full article: Melbourne-Sydney flights revive NZ bubbl...→

Only 50pc of cases were notified within 24 hours as second wave surged

Only 50pc of cases were notified within 24 hours as second wave surged

Victoria's contact tracing system became overwhelmed in July, with half the positive cases not notified within the benchmark 24 hour period, an inquiry heard. Read full article: Only 50pc of cases were notified within ...→

Australian delivers good news on long-term immunity from COVID

Australian delivers good news on long-term immunity from COVID

Melbourne researchers adapted existing tools to measure whether memory cells remember COVID19 infections and found they do and they mount a immune response. Read full article: Australian delivers good news on long-te...→

Why you should still wear a mask

Why you should still wear a mask

Wearing a mask outside home is not mandatory but chief public health officer Nicola Spurrier on Monday encouraged every South Australian to wear a disposable o [...] Read full article: Why you should still wear a mask...→

National Guard called in as Texas morgues overflow with bodies

National Guard called in as Texas morgues overflow with bodies

Grim pictures show the reality of COVID-19’s unrelenting grip on America’s heartland where morgues are literally overflowing. Read full article: National Guard called in as Texas morgue...→

One new infections for SA

One new infections for SA

South Australia has recorded one new infection of COVID-19 on Monday. Read full article: One new infections for SA...→

Influencer shares ‘common’ STD diagnosis

Influencer shares ‘common’ STD diagnosis

Jadé Tuncdoruk has revealed how her diagnosis with a common STD saw her undergo surgery on potentially-cancerous tissue. Read full article: Influencer shares ‘common’ STD diagnosis...→

SA police seize electronic devices of Woodville Pizza Bar worker

SA police seize electronic devices of Woodville Pizza Bar worker

Police have seized electronic devices belonging to the man at the centre of South Australia’s COVID-19 lockdown. Read full article: SA police seize electronic devices of Wo...→

Learnings from the pizza box: build trust not fear

Learnings from the pizza box: build trust not fear

The lie "that broke the camel's back" and threw South Australia into lockdown has shone a light on the difficult business of getting by in Australia's black ec [...] Read full article: Learnings from the pizza box: build trus...→

Mum’s horror diagnosis on Zoom call

Mum’s horror diagnosis on Zoom call

Kimberley Eccles, 23, of the UK, had several vital appointments scheduled after she spotted a lump inside her mouth. Read full article: Mum’s horror diagnosis on Zoom call...→

AstraZeneca's partial data release 'clumsy'

AstraZeneca's partial data release 'clumsy'

Doherty Institute's head of vaccine and immunisation research said despite the less than optimal data delivery, the world still has a third COVID-19 vaccine wh [...] Read full article: AstraZeneca's partial data release 'clum...→

Frontline carer who worked round the clock

Frontline carer who worked round the clock

When Christine Giles was asked to go and work on the “frontline” at a NSW aged care home where residents had been infected with coronavirus, she didn’t hesitat [...] Read full article: Frontline carer who worked round the clo...→

Waterfall walks: shake off lockdown cobwebs with these scenic hikes

Waterfall walks: shake off lockdown cobwebs with these scenic hikes

If your boots are made for walking, the next step of the COVID recovery is to go on a heart-pumping, head-clearing walk to one of Victoria's waterfalls. Read full article: Waterfall walks: shake off lockdown cobw...→

Health services to support Aboriginal health outcomes - Warracknabeal Herald

THREE Wimmera and Mallee health services have joined together to strengthen their commitment to providing healthcare that is sustainable, safe and inclusive fo [...] Read full article: Health services to support Aboriginal he...→

Health roles on offer - colacherald.com.au

Health roles on offer - colacherald.com.au

Great Ocean Road Health is welcoming applicants for its board of directors and the chance to be part of a growing and innovative health service. Read full article: Health roles on offer - colacherald.com....→

Pair who helped keep COVID-19 from home

Pair who helped keep COVID-19 from home

When COVID-19 struck Australia, the government’s directive – and the natural instinct for many people – was to stay at home and keep their loved ones safe. Read full article: Pair who helped keep COVID-19 from home...→

Ex-Bellamy's boss tapped to run Healius medical centres

Ex-Bellamy's boss tapped to run Healius medical centres

Andrew Cohen has jumped from baby formula to healthcare, running BGH Capital's new investment. But there is a steep climb ahead. Read full article: Ex-Bellamy's boss tapped to run Healius ...→

‘Sexiest doctor alive’ slammed for flouting COVID rules

‘Sexiest doctor alive’ slammed for flouting COVID rules

A doctor people have turned to for advice during the coronavirus pandemic has been slammed for flouting the rules he has been pushing. Read full article: ‘Sexiest doctor alive’ slammed for flout...→

NSW considering fines for not wearing masks on public transport

NSW considering fines for not wearing masks on public transport

NSW public transport users could soon be slapped with fines after a dramatic drop in mask use sparked concern from health officials. Read full article: NSW considering fines for not wearing ma...→

High school closes after student positive

High school closes after student positive

A western suburbs high school has been closed to undergo deep cleaning after a female student tested positive to COVID-19. Read full article: High school closes after student positiv...→

McGorry's Headspace may lose privileged position

McGorry's Headspace may lose privileged position

The Productivity Commission has recommended the mental health service founded by former Australian of the Year Professor Patrick McGorry lose its exclusive fun [...] Read full article: McGorry's Headspace may lose privileged ...→

Are we there yet? Recovery signs mount

Are we there yet? Recovery signs mount

Sharemarkets are soaring, high-rise offices in Sydney are set to start refilling, and the discussion about returning to the skies again on international flight [...] Read full article: Are we there yet? Recovery signs mount...→

Aussies who bore the brunt of COVID

Aussies who bore the brunt of COVID

Out of the sectors impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, none was brought to its knees harder than aged care – an area already in crisis before COVID-19 struck [...] Read full article: Aussies who bore the brunt of COVID...→

Hero doctor who saved SA in ‘disbelief’

Hero doctor who saved SA in ‘disbelief’

The doctor who caught South Australia’s potentially deadly second wave of coronavirus has been hailed a hero — but Dr Dharminy Thurairatnam insists she was sim [...] Read full article: Hero doctor who saved SA in ‘disbelief’...→

Dogs being trained to sniff out COVID, even before symptoms develop

Dogs being trained to sniff out COVID, even before symptoms develop

Australia, which is part of an international alliance to train sniffer dogs for COVID-19, is about to report its latest study results. Read full article: Dogs being trained to sniff out COVID, e...→

SA to keep positive COVID-19 cases under police guard at special facility

SA to keep positive COVID-19 cases under police guard at special facility

Positive COVID-19 cases in South Australia will be taken to a dedicated COVID facility as part of a major crackdown on the state’s medi-hotels. Read full article: SA to keep positive COVID-19 cases under...→

Qld Premier announces border to open to Victoria

Qld Premier announces border to open to Victoria

Queensland will open its borders to Victoria from December 1, after the state recorded its 28th straight day of no community cases on Wednesday. Read full article: Qld Premier announces border to open to ...→

7 Metastatic hepatoblastoma: Baby fights one in a million cancer | Geelong Advertiser

7 Metastatic hepatoblastoma: Baby fights one in a million cancer | Geelong Advertiser

What doctors discovered in this babys stomach was so rare they had never seen it in their careers and didnt think shed survive 24 hours. Read full article: 7 Metastatic hepatoblastoma: Baby fights...→

Feature of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine ‘puzzling’ scientists

Feature of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine ‘puzzling’ scientists

Early trials of one of the key vaccines that could bring the coronavirus pandemic under control have proved promising, but an aspect of the results is “puzzlin [...] Read full article: Feature of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine ‘p...→

Suburbs that need to get tested

Suburbs that need to get tested

Residents in Sydney’s west are being urged to get tested for coronavirus after traces of the deadly virus was found in the sewage system. Read full article: Suburbs that need to get tested...→

South Australia's Premier is eyeing a return on December 1 to the minimal restri [...]

South Australia's Premier is eyeing a return on December 1 to the minimal restri [...]

South Australia's Premier is eyeing a return on December 1 to the minimal restrictions the state had in place before the emergence earlier this month of a COVI [...] Read full article: South Australia's Premier is eyeing a re...→

Everything you need to know about Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination options

Everything you need to know about Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination options

As scientists across the world race to produce a COVID-19 vaccine, many Australians are eagerly waiting for the groundbreaking jab to become available commerci [...] Read full article: Everything you need to know about Austra...→

Qld could open to Sydney, Victoria early

Qld could open to Sydney, Victoria early

Millions of Sydney residents could book flights to Queensland from as early as Tuesday after it was revealed the city had already surpassed a crucial COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Qld could open to Sydney, Victoria early...→

Oxford University, AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine: How preparation for ‘Disease X’ led to head start

Oxford University, AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine: How preparation for ‘Disease X’ led to head start

Preparation for a mystery “Disease X” that could cause a global pandemic helped Oxford researchers create a “plug and play” approach that led to a successful C [...] Read full article: Oxford University, AstraZeneca coronavir...→

University of Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine is 70 per cent effective, trials show

University of Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine is 70 per cent effective, trials show

British drugs group AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford on Monday said their jointly-developed vaccine against COVID-19 has shown “an average efficacy of [...] Read full article: University of Oxford and AstraZeneca vac...→

COVID NZ: Pre-flight tests questioned as ‘healthy’ passenger infects 4

COVID NZ: Pre-flight tests questioned as ‘healthy’ passenger infects 4

A new study has detailed how a single traveller infected four others on a flight from Dubai to New Zealand, despite testing negative before they boarded the fl [...] Read full article: COVID NZ: Pre-flight tests questioned as...→

G8 'mangled' childcare supply glut, class action alleges

G8 'mangled' childcare supply glut, class action alleges

Sector's largest childcare operator pledges to defend lawsuit about plunging earnings forecasts in 2017. Read full article: G8 'mangled' childcare supply glut, clas...→

Sutton admits virus overwhelmed authorities

Sutton admits virus overwhelmed authorities

Victoria chief health officer Brett Sutton has been grilled over the state’s handling of the destructive second wave of the coronavirus. Read full article: Sutton admits virus overwhelmed authorit...→

Medi-hotel CCTV holds key to SA mystery

Medi-hotel CCTV holds key to SA mystery

South Australia's Chief Public Health Officer says the lengthy task of combing CCTV footage is nearing completion, and will hopefully reveal how the state's la [...] Read full article: Medi-hotel CCTV holds key to SA mystery...→

Women hospitalised after eating cannabis cookies

Women hospitalised after eating cannabis cookies

Six young women were hospitalised over the weekend after eating cannabis cookies then passing out at a home in South Australia’s southeast. Read full article: Women hospitalised after eating cannabis...→

Call for NSW to scrap ‘ludicrous’ rule

Call for NSW to scrap ‘ludicrous’ rule

Premier Gladys Berejiklian is under growing pressure to ease a particular COVID-19 restriction, with even Victoria taking a more relaxed approach than NSW. Read full article: Call for NSW to scrap ‘ludicrous’ rule...→

Not just a pretty face: Food labels could make you healthier

Not just a pretty face: Food labels could make you healthier

The results of a new study show that even if you don't look at food labels, the health star rating system could make the food you buy – and by proxy, you – hea [...] Read full article: Not just a pretty face: Food labels coul...→

Healthy meals collaboration for those who need it most

Healthy meals collaboration for those who need it most

Donation to help Uniting Ballarat continue to provide meals every day for those who need it most Read full article: Healthy meals collaboration for those wh...→

‘Puzzling’ side effect of COVID vaccine

‘Puzzling’ side effect of COVID vaccine

Early trials of one of the key vaccines that could bring the coronavirus pandemic under control have proved promising, but an aspect of the results is “puzzlin [...] Read full article: ‘Puzzling’ side effect of COVID vaccine...→

Mum’s horror diagnosis on Zoom call

Mum’s horror diagnosis on Zoom call

Kimberley Eccles, 23, of the UK, had several vital appointments scheduled after she spotted a lump inside her mouth. Read full article: Mum’s horror diagnosis on Zoom call...→

'The outside world is not safe'

'The outside world is not safe'

Australia should be celebrating Victoria's elimination of the coronavirus but the mood is being offset by a new trade threat from China, this time to the $1.5b [...] Read full article: 'The outside world is not safe'...→

Bizarre new virus side effect revealed

Bizarre new virus side effect revealed

Just when we thought we’d finally started to understand – and be able to recognise the myriad symptoms associated with – COVID-19, another bizarre potential si [...] Read full article: Bizarre new virus side effect revealed...→

Frontline carer who worked round the clock

Frontline carer who worked round the clock

When Christine Giles was asked to go and work on the “frontline” at a NSW aged care home where residents had been infected with coronavirus, she didn’t hesitat [...] Read full article: Frontline carer who worked round the clo...→

Woman told she could die after shock Zoom call

Woman told she could die after shock Zoom call

Kimberley Eccles, 23, of the UK, had several vital appointments scheduled after she spotted a lump inside her mouth. Read full article: Woman told she could die after shock Zoo...→

SA opens borders to Victoria on December 1

SA opens borders to Victoria on December 1

SA authorities are expecting a flood of people across the border from Victoria from midnight on Monday, and are buoyed by no new COVID cases. Read full article: SA opens borders to Victoria on December...→

AstraZeneca to run fresh COVID-19 vaccine trial amid results confusion

AstraZeneca to run fresh COVID-19 vaccine trial amid results confusion

AstraZeneca and its CEO are facing scrutiny as the drugmaker responds to growing confusion over the vaccine. Read full article: AstraZeneca to run fresh COVID-19 vaccin...→

A doctor dubbed the “sexiest alive” has been accused of “blatant hypocrisy” afte [...]

A doctor dubbed the “sexiest alive” has been accused of “blatant hypocrisy” afte [...]

A doctor dubbed the “sexiest alive” has been accused of “blatant hypocrisy” after being snapped partying alongside a group of bikini-clad women. Read full article: A doctor dubbed the “sexiest alive” has ...→

Health services to support Aboriginal health outcomes - Warracknabeal Herald

THREE Wimmera and Mallee health services have joined together to strengthen their commitment to providing healthcare that is sustainable, safe and inclusive fo [...] Read full article: Health services to support Aboriginal he...→

Victoria effectively eliminates COVID

Victoria effectively eliminates COVID

Victoria has effectively eliminated coronavirus after reaching 28 days without recording a new case. Read full article: Victoria effectively eliminates COVID...→

HEALTH CHIEFS MEET IN WENTWORTH

WHEN Minister for Regional Health Mark Coulton visited Wentworth recently to make an announcement about heath services for the region, it was an opportunity fo [...] Read full article: HEALTH CHIEFS MEET IN WENTWORTH...→

Health roles on offer - colacherald.com.au

Health roles on offer - colacherald.com.au

Great Ocean Road Health is welcoming applicants for its board of directors and the chance to be part of a growing and innovative health service. Read full article: Health roles on offer - colacherald.com....→

How WAG’s ’stupid’ mistake result in a lifetime bikini ban

How WAG’s ’stupid’ mistake result in a lifetime bikini ban

When doctors successfully removed a melanoma from Rachael Lee’s stomach it might have seemed like her skin cancer concerns were over. Read full article: How WAG’s ’stupid’ mistake result in a l...→

Push to scrap ‘unnecessary’ COVID rules

Push to scrap ‘unnecessary’ COVID rules

Over the past few months NSW has eased a raft of tough virus restrictions, with even more to be scrapped in the coming days. Read full article: Push to scrap ‘unnecessary’ COVID rules...→

Adelaide pizza bar linked to teenage girl's infection

Adelaide pizza bar linked to teenage girl's infection

Woodville Pizza Bar, which was at the centre of a short statewide lockdown last week, has been the source of another puzzling case of COVID-19. Read full article: Adelaide pizza bar linked to teenage gir...→

Ex-Bellamy's boss tapped to run Healius medical centres

Ex-Bellamy's boss tapped to run Healius medical centres

Andrew Cohen has jumped from baby formula to healthcare, running BGH Capital's new investment. But there is a steep climb ahead. Read full article: Ex-Bellamy's boss tapped to run Healius ...→

Dan Andrews rules out home quarantine despite inquiry’s recommendation

Dan Andrews rules out home quarantine despite inquiry’s recommendation

Home quarantine for returning travellers will not be an option for returned travellers in Victoria despite it being a recommendation from the inquiry into the [...] Read full article: Dan Andrews rules out home quarantine de...→

NSW considering fines for not wearing masks on public transport

NSW considering fines for not wearing masks on public transport

NSW public transport users could soon be slapped with fines after a dramatic drop in mask use sparked concern from health officials. Read full article: NSW considering fines for not wearing ma...→

This CEO was terrified of ocean swimming. Now he takes on triathlons

This CEO was terrified of ocean swimming. Now he takes on triathlons

The urge to raise money for Make-A-Wish Australia pushed Click Frenzy chief Grant Arnott out of his comfort zone and into the waves. Read full article: This CEO was terrified of ocean swimming...→

High school closes after student positive

High school closes after student positive

A western suburbs high school has been closed to undergo deep cleaning after a female student tested positive to COVID-19. Read full article: High school closes after student positiv...→

Australia’s deadliest virus mistake

Australia’s deadliest virus mistake

Out of the sectors impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, none was brought to its knees harder than aged care – an area already in crisis before COVID-19 struck [...] Read full article: Australia’s deadliest virus mistake...→

McGorry's Headspace may lose privileged position

McGorry's Headspace may lose privileged position

The Productivity Commission has recommended the mental health service founded by former Australian of the Year Professor Patrick McGorry lose its exclusive fun [...] Read full article: McGorry's Headspace may lose privileged ...→

Aussies who bore the brunt of COVID

Aussies who bore the brunt of COVID

Out of the sectors impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, none was brought to its knees harder than aged care – an area already in crisis before COVID-19 struck [...] Read full article: Aussies who bore the brunt of COVID...→

‘Deep sleep’ doctors lose case

‘Deep sleep’ doctors lose case

Two former doctors who sued for defamation decades after they were condemned by a royal commission for practising “deep sleep therapy” have spectacularly lost [...] Read full article: ‘Deep sleep’ doctors lose case...→

Is workplace gaslighting on the rise?

Is workplace gaslighting on the rise?

This type of abuse is now considered one of the most prevalent forms of bullying at work. Learn how to recognise and counter the perpetrator’s tactics and keep [...] Read full article: Is workplace gaslighting on the rise?...→

Dogs being trained to sniff out COVID, even before symptoms develop

Dogs being trained to sniff out COVID, even before symptoms develop

Australia, which is part of an international alliance to train sniffer dogs for COVID-19, is about to report its latest study results. Read full article: Dogs being trained to sniff out COVID, e...→

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare posts record profit on COVID-19 demand

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare posts record profit on COVID-19 demand

The $18.6 billion dual-listed company beat analysts expectations for the half year, while upgrading its full year outlook. Read full article: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare posts record ...→

Qld Premier announces border to open to Victoria

Qld Premier announces border to open to Victoria

Queensland will open its borders to Victoria from December 1, after the state recorded its 28th straight day of no community cases on Wednesday. Read full article: Qld Premier announces border to open to ...→

Health alert issued to south-west Sydney after virus traces found in wastewater

Health alert issued to south-west Sydney after virus traces found in wastewater

Authorities have issued a health alert to residents in Sydney’s south-west to come forward for testing after traces of the coronavirus were found in wastewater [...] Read full article: Health alert issued to south-west Sydney...→

Victoria to be the most indebted state

Victoria to be the most indebted state

Victoria will become Australia's most indebted state after a $50 billion budget cash splash designed to create 400,000 jobs; transition will start in the US bu [...] Read full article: Victoria to be the most indebted state...→

Feature of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine ‘puzzling’ scientists

Feature of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine ‘puzzling’ scientists

Early trials of one of the key vaccines that could bring the coronavirus pandemic under control have proved promising, but an aspect of the results is “puzzlin [...] Read full article: Feature of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine ‘p...→

‘I’m sorry’: Pizza shop worker breaks silence after SA lockdown

‘I’m sorry’: Pizza shop worker breaks silence after SA lockdown

The pizza shop worker at the centre of South Australia’s unnecessary coronavirus shutdown says he is “extremely remorseful” and concerned about its impact on t [...] Read full article: ‘I’m sorry’: Pizza shop worker breaks si...→

NSW has issued a health alert for the child care sector

NSW has issued a health alert for the child care sector

NSW Health has released an urgent warning after an alarming spike in gastro cases in dozens of the state’s child care facilities. Read full article: NSW has issued a health alert for the ch...→

South Australia's Premier is eyeing a return on December 1 to the minimal restri [...]

South Australia's Premier is eyeing a return on December 1 to the minimal restri [...]

South Australia's Premier is eyeing a return on December 1 to the minimal restrictions the state had in place before the emergence earlier this month of a COVI [...] Read full article: South Australia's Premier is eyeing a re...→

Perth business shaking up the sunscreen game

Perth business shaking up the sunscreen game

The ultimate anti-ageing product isn’t a new serum, but an essential product that businesses are putting their own spin on to create formulas you’ll actually w [...] Read full article: Perth business shaking up the sunscreen ...→

SA eyes reopening of economy on Dec 1

SA eyes reopening of economy on Dec 1

The Chief Public Health Officer has champagne on ice but won't crack it open for another week amid reluctance to prematurely declare the state's COVID-19 clust [...] Read full article: SA eyes reopening of economy on Dec 1...→

Qld-NSW border rules explained: How and when you can travel

Qld-NSW border rules explained: How and when you can travel

All NSW residents, including millions from Sydney, will be allowed to travel to Queensland from next month. Read full article: Qld-NSW border rules explained: How and ...→

The case against the medicalisation of mental health

The case against the medicalisation of mental health

The vast net cast to capture the level of mental illness in Australia by the 1200-page Productivity Commission review risks the term losing all meaning. Read full article: The case against the medicalisation of m...→

Qld could open to Sydney, Victoria early

Qld could open to Sydney, Victoria early

Millions of Sydney residents could book flights to Queensland from as early as Tuesday after it was revealed the city had already surpassed a crucial COVID-19 [...] Read full article: Qld could open to Sydney, Victoria early...→

Zero active cases achieved in Victoria

Zero active cases achieved in Victoria

Victoria has no active coronavirus cases after the last patient was discharged from hospital. Read full article: Zero active cases achieved in Victoria...→

Dad charged over cannabis ‘cure’

Dad charged over cannabis ‘cure’

THE father of a toddler undergoing cancer treatment in a Brisbane hospital has been arrested for trying to treat his daughter with medical cannabis. Read full article: Dad charged over cannabis ‘cure’...→

Oxford University, AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine: How preparation for ‘Disease X’ led to head start

Oxford University, AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine: How preparation for ‘Disease X’ led to head start

Preparation for a mystery “Disease X” that could cause a global pandemic helped Oxford researchers create a “plug and play” approach that led to a successful C [...] Read full article: Oxford University, AstraZeneca coronavir...→

Melbourne-Sydney flights revive NZ bubble hopes

Melbourne-Sydney flights revive NZ bubble hopes

Qantas chief Alan Joyce said the resumption of Melbourne-Sydney flights is as a huge step and predicted it could be a precursor to two-way travel between Austr [...] Read full article: Melbourne-Sydney flights revive NZ bubbl...→

Oxford trial claims dosing regime 90 per cent effective against COVID-19

Oxford trial claims dosing regime 90 per cent effective against COVID-19

The chief investigator of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine trial says one of its dosing regimens could be hig... Read full article: Oxford trial claims dosing regime 90 per...→

COVID NZ: Pre-flight tests questioned as ‘healthy’ passenger infects 4

COVID NZ: Pre-flight tests questioned as ‘healthy’ passenger infects 4

A new study has detailed how a single traveller infected four others on a flight from Dubai to New Zealand, despite testing negative before they boarded the fl [...] Read full article: COVID NZ: Pre-flight tests questioned as...→

Privacy regulators demand  Australian-only QR apps for COVID safety

Privacy regulators demand Australian-only QR apps for COVID safety

Venues and retailers should only use check-in apps that store data on Australian servers and need not collect family names under proposed national privacy guid [...] Read full article: Privacy regulators demand Australian-on...→

Sutton admits virus overwhelmed authorities

Sutton admits virus overwhelmed authorities

Victoria chief health officer Brett Sutton has been grilled over the state’s handling of the destructive second wave of the coronavirus. Read full article: Sutton admits virus overwhelmed authorit...→

Why you should still wear a mask

Why you should still wear a mask

Wearing a mask outside home is not mandatory but chief public health officer Nicola Spurrier on Monday encouraged every South Australian to wear a disposable o [...] Read full article: Why you should still wear a mask...→

Brett Sutton faces grilling over contact tracing

Brett Sutton faces grilling over contact tracing

Victoria chief health officer Brett Sutton will face a grilling into the state’s handling of the destructive second wave of the coronavirus. Read full article: Brett Sutton faces grilling over contact...→

Women hospitalised after eating cannabis cookies

Women hospitalised after eating cannabis cookies

Six young women were hospitalised over the weekend after eating cannabis cookies then passing out at a home in South Australia’s southeast. Read full article: Women hospitalised after eating cannabis...→

One new infections for SA

One new infections for SA

South Australia has recorded one new infection of COVID-19 on Monday. Read full article: One new infections for SA...→

Not just a pretty face: Food labels could make you healthier

Not just a pretty face: Food labels could make you healthier

The results of a new study show that even if you don't look at food labels, the health star rating system could make the food you buy – and by proxy, you – hea [...] Read full article: Not just a pretty face: Food labels coul...→

Learnings from the pizza box: build trust not fear

Learnings from the pizza box: build trust not fear

The lie "that broke the camel's back" and threw South Australia into lockdown has shone a light on the difficult business of getting by in Australia's black ec [...] Read full article: Learnings from the pizza box: build trus...→

Health alert: thunderstorms bring rare asthma risk

ELEVATED pollen levels and the possibility of severe thunderstorms over the next two days are increasing the risk of a rare thunderstorm asthma event in the AC [...] Read full article: Health alert: thunderstorms bring rare a...→

AstraZeneca's partial data release 'clumsy'

AstraZeneca's partial data release 'clumsy'

Doherty Institute's head of vaccine and immunisation research said despite the less than optimal data delivery, the world still has a third COVID-19 vaccine wh [...] Read full article: AstraZeneca's partial data release 'clum...→

Telehealth here to stay

Telehealth here to stay

Telehealth is here to stay after the Health Minister confirmed it would remain in place after the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Telehealth here to stay...→

Nurse’s brutal before and after photo

Nurse’s brutal before and after photo

A nurse has shared two comparison photos in a bid to raise awareness about the brutal toll working on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic has had on her an [...] Read full article: Nurse’s brutal before and after photo...→

SA records no new coronavirus infections

SA records no new coronavirus infections

Restrictions will ease in South Australia next week as the state recorded no new infections of COVID-19 on Friday. Read full article: SA records no new coronavirus infections...→

AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial mistake could halt approval

AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial mistake could halt approval

AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine is coming under intense scrutiny after its UK scientists made a major “mistake” during trials – one that could even halt it f [...] Read full article: AstraZeneca COVID vaccine trial mistake ...→

Waterfall walks: shake off lockdown cobwebs with these scenic hikes

Waterfall walks: shake off lockdown cobwebs with these scenic hikes

If your boots are made for walking, the next step of the COVID recovery is to go on a heart-pumping, head-clearing walk to one of Victoria's waterfalls. Read full article: Waterfall walks: shake off lockdown cobw...→

Photo exposes ‘world’s sexiest doctor’

Photo exposes ‘world’s sexiest doctor’

A doctor dubbed the sexiest alive has been accused of blatant hypocrisy after being snapped partying alongside a group of bikini-clad women. Read full article: Photo exposes ‘world’s sexiest doctor’...→

Eleven cops in isolation after virus scare

Eleven cops in isolation after virus scare

Eleven police officers are in isolation after they were forced to physically restrain a man who had tested positive to COVID-19 as he attempted to leave hotel [...] Read full article: Eleven cops in isolation after virus sca...→

Victoria effectively eliminates coronavirus after 28 days without a case

Victoria effectively eliminates coronavirus after 28 days without a case

Victoria has effectively eliminated coronavirus after reaching 28 days without recording a new case. Read full article: Victoria effectively eliminates coronavi...→