New Zealand's COVID-19 minister has downplayed the chances of the country's latest community case impacting the trans-Tasman bubble.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says restrictions will start to be eased from next week as Turkey registered its highest daily COVID-19 death toll so far.
Almost nine in 10 West Australians support making the COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for international travellers, according to a poll.
Peter Law and Briana Fiore
The Victorian Government will spend $50 million to develop the capability to manufacture cutting-edge mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.
The European Medicines Agency says the benefits of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine outweigh risks despite finding possible links to cases of blood clots.
Billionaire mining boss Chris Ellison says big business should be allowed to step in to advance the national COVID-19 vaccine rollout, revealing his company is already in talks with authorities.
Danielle Le Messurier
India has reported its highest daily death toll from coronavirus during the country's second wave of infections.
Anuron Kumar Mitra and Neha Arora
Mark McGowan is getting ‘advice’ on whether WA should leave the 24-hour-old travel bubble with New Zealand after an airport worker from across the ditch tested positive for COVID-19.
Australia's health minister and New Zealand's prime minister agree the new COVID-19 case at Auckland Airport isn't enough to suspend trans-Tasman travel.
The idea that international borders won't re-open if the entire population is vaccinated is "the biggest load of rubbish I ever heard", the NSW premier says.
The Northern Territory has recorded another six COVID cases in quarantine, adding to the 10 recorded from two flights out of India in the past four days.
An Auckland Airport worker has tested positive to COVID-19 in New Zealand’s first community case since the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble.
New data shows the University of Queensland COVID-19 vaccine candidate showed promise for providing protection across coronavirus variants.
More data about the AstraZeneca vaccine is needed to restore confidence amongst those still eligible to receive the jab, the Queensland government says.
US authorities are reviewing potential cases of severe side effects in people who have had Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine.
More new cases of COVID-19 have been reported globally in one week than ever before, the World Health Organisation says.
Mike Shields and Stephanie Nebahey
Enough coronavirus vaccines have been procured by the UK government to start the roll-out of booster jabs later this year, Health Secretary Matt Hancock says.
Angry RSLs are calling for Premier Mark McGowan to cut Anzac Day red tape after having to cancel dawn services due to COVID-19 restrictions, while AFL games attract a full house.
A planned trip by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to India has been cancelled as coronavirus cases surge in the Asian country.
Hotel quarantine workers will be forced to get the COVID jab from May 10 under a new Public Health Order announced today by Health Minister Roger Cook.
Aussies aged between 50 to 69 will receive their COVID-19 jab earlier than expected amid a major rethink of the vaccine rollout program. This is how it will work.
MADURA MCCORMACK, CORMAC PEARSON
Tears of joy, squeals of ‘nanna!’ and embraces transformed the arrivals hall at Perth Airport this afternoon, as loved ones locked eyes and exchanged hugs for the first time in more than a year.
WA travel agents are divided on whether the Trans-Tasman bubble will generate enough revenue to give the struggling sector a much needed boost.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1900 AEST on Monday, April 19, 2021.
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