Authorities are waiting on test results for a confirmed COVID case to rule out the new variant, as they race to track down others from affected countries.
The Australian government has made some surprising comments about the worrying new variant of Covid-19.
The Prime Minister will send a letter to every Australian about a crucial step he wants everyone in the country to take.
Demand for grief counselling surged during the pandemic and bereavement services expect the impacts are not yet over.
Australia’s controversial new human rights boss has made some interesting comments about the nation’s vaccine rules.
There has been a spike in Covid infections in a part of Australia where authorities are concerned about Indigenous communities.
Australians have lost millions of years of healthy life to injuries and diseases but a fair chunk of it could have been avoided.
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An SA boy trying to complete a viral TikTok challenge inspired by a smash hit Netflix series sustained a serious burn from molten honeycomb. Warning: Explicit picture.
Another child has been hospitalised trying to complete a viral TikTok challenge inspired by one of Netflix’s popular TV series.
An 18-month-old child of a woman who entered a state without approval has now tested positive to Covid-19.
A father of three has warned home renovators to beware of a deadly material now that he knows his exposure to it is killing him.
A NSW man who became a big name in the underground body modification scene now faces years in jail over a series of botched procedures. WARNING: Graphic
The Top End is bracing for a surge in cases due to ‘mingling’ between two indigenous communities amid an outbreak, prompting hard lockdowns.
Rebecca Le May
Two people have died from Covid-19 in NSW while 176 new cases have been recorded as the state’s vaccination rate climbs higher.
Australians’ fear of Covid infection has skyrocketed to a record high alongside another worrying mental health trend.
The Northern Territory was spared from any new Covid-19 cases overnight, but Chief Minister Gunner stresses the region isn’t out of the woods yet.
The pandemic has ‘supercharged’ the housing affordability crisis with the number of people in poverty tipped to rise. Here’s who will be worse off.
A newborn baby is one of six new Covid-19 cases in NT as concerns about the outbreak grow and concerns over deaths rise.
Emily Cosenza, Ellen Ransley
Popular snack products have been urgently recalled from major supermarkets over contamination fears.
A pensioner has revealed she has to buy mouldy bread and can’t even afford fresh milk because of the meagre government support payments.
Twin five-year-old girls are among nine new Covid-19 cases in the NT where there are grave concerns about an outbreak.
They’re eaten by the dozen during the summer months, but this industry is facing a crisis just a fortnight before its peak season.
Queenslanders are urged to cover up and prevent being bitten by mosquitoes as the peak season for a debilitating virus approaches.
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