West Australians should prepare for another lockdown, according to Police Minister Michelle Roberts, who says COVID-19 complacency is a concern.
The aged care royal commission has been told the sector is still not properly prepared for coronavirus, months into the global pandemic.
Researchers in Thailand have been trekking though the countryside to catch bats in their caves in an effort to trace the murky origins of the coronavirus.
A woman who allegedly sneaked into WA by hiding in a truck and failed to quarantine in a hotel will remain behind bars for at least two more weeks.
Emily Moulton and Rourke Walsh
Fresh fears surround the transmission of the deadly coronavirus with New Zealand officials investigating whether its first COVID cases in more than three months were infected by imported freight.
Ben McKay and staff writers
An aged care expert has told a royal commission residents at homes are being treated as second class and hundreds are likely to die during the pandemic.
South Australia is set to impose tighter restrictions on close border communities in response to the Victorian COVID-19 outbreak.
Jacinda Ardern may yet postpone New Zealand's election planned for September 19 after the return of COVID-19 in the community.
Scott Morrison has said ‘lessons will be learned’ from Australia’s fight against coronavirus as he warned Australians to ‘brace’ themselves for more bad news in the coming weeks.
WA’s hard border has been labelled a ‘myth’ after it was revealed more than 6600 people have been given permission to skip the usual mandatory 14-day quarantine period over the past four months.
Another 21 people have died and 410 Victorians have contracted coronavirus.
Australia’s Acting Chief Medical Officer has conceded there is ‘no doubt’ WA’s border closure has protected the State against COVID-19.
A series of treatments, touted as a ‘vaccine’ for asthma in children, is set to be developed in WA with the opening of a world-class respiratory centre in Perth.
The raged care royal commission has heard efforts to contain the virus at Sydney's Newmarch House were plagued by conflicting advice and poor resources.
Up to 50 extra staff have been brought in to help improve delays in some test results for COVID-19 getting to patients in South Australia.
Victoria has suffered a record-equalling number of coronavirus deaths overnight but the number of new cases stayed below 350.
The royal commission into aged care has heard coronavirus has exposed system flaws and there was a lack of preparedness at federal level.
Mark McGowan has attempted to play down a quarantine breach in which a security guard barged into a guest’s room — allegedly in search of a TV remote — and then claimed he could not speak English.
The COVID-19 lockdown saw West Australians hit the bottle more than the rest of the country, with 45 per cent of WA respondents citing stress and anxiety as the reason.
Peter de Kruijff
18 per cent of health professionals who are the subject of sexual misconduct claims has received more than one complaint within a short time, according to a landmark study.
The McGowan Government has developed plans that could see Royal Perth Hospital replaced by a major new facility but it will not happen for many years while money is spent fighting COVID-19.
Australia could be just a day away from breaking through 300 fatalities from the coronavirus after Victoria marked another deadly recorded with 17 more deaths.
While the hospital system — and all West Australians — have been singularly focused on COVID-19, the same old challenges endure, and in some cases, are worsening.
A horrifying warning has been issued that COVID-19 lockdowns could create a “baby boom’’ of brain-damaged children as pregnant women hit the bottle to combat stress.
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