Queenslanders are now able to travel freely overseas for the first time since COVID-19 struck – and the two-way travel bubble with New Zealand means even more for Kiwis stuck here.
MADURA MCCORMACK, DANIELLE O’NEAL
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt says a plan to take pressure of GPs and speed up the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations is being considered by the federal government.
The Palaszczuk Government is under pressure to find a local solution to a worldwide shortage of a crucial piece of medical equipment or face delays to elective surgery.
Three staff are in self-quarantine after an infection-control breach involving the transfer of a COVID-19 positive patient at the Royal Perth Hospital.
Three staff members from Royal Perth Hospital are in quarantine after they were exposed to infection during the transfer of a COVID-19 positive captain evacuated from a ship off the Pilbara coast.
The vaccine roll-out is botched, and we’re talking about fairy bread. Little is being done to stop Aboriginal deaths in custody and we’re arguing about a cartoon dog. What’s wrong with this picture?
Jenna ClarkeAssistant Editor
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1730 AEST on Sunday, April 18, 2021.
Scott Morrison says he will not force any state or territory leader to agree to new overseas travel arrangements that would see hotel quarantine scrapped for returning Australians.
Japan's prime minister has wrapped up his Washington visit with a phone call to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla to ask for additional COVID-19 vaccine.
Three COVID-19 cases in a single family have been re-classified as locally acquired, after NSW Health determined they picked up the virus in hotel quarantine.
Queenslanders have been told they can commemorate Anzac Day “as normal” next week, with parades and dawn services given the go-ahead following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.
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Canada is reporting a second case of rare blood clots after the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, with the person recovering in hospital.
The World Health Organisation says new coronavirus infections are rising globally, eclipsing 700,000 a day.
David Biller, Maria Cheng and Joshua Goodman
It has been a unique five-year cycle for the world’s biggest sporting event. But despite the Olympic-sized hurdles, the games promise to be a dazzling showpiece.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison hopes to set a pathway for future international travel when the national cabinet meets, but he is in no rush to open borders
Matadors left jobless by the COVID-19 pandemic will return in May at a charity bullfight to support the divisive traditional emblem of Spanish culture.
Queenslanders with a BMI of 35 or over and classified as “severely obese” are now eligible for priority COVID-19 vaccinations.
The deadline for businesses to integrate to the Check in Qld app isn’t until May 1, but already 1.9m Queenslanders have downloaded and started using it. This is what you need to know.
With India recording more than 200,000 new COVID-19 cases for a third straight day, PM Narendra Modi has appealed for Hindus to keep a key festival "symbolic".
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1800 AEST on Saturday, April 17, 2021.
The family of Genene Norris, who died from a blood clot days after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, has remembered the 48-year-old as a fun-loving woman devoted to her family and friends.
NSW Health has raised concerns COVID-19 may have jumped between neighbouring rooms in hotel quarantine, after seven cases from different countries in adjacent rooms had the same sequence.
The identity of the NSW woman who died with blood clots days after her AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination has been revealed.
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Brazilian health ministry officials have urged women in the country to delay pregnancy as hospitals buckle under the strain of the pandemic.
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