A young woman who suffered from weekly seizures has told of how she’s ‘never felt better’ thanks to a new treatment that ‘changed her life’.
Covid-19 experts have revealed the top three things Australia needs to do to avoid an Omicron variant outbreak.
Emerging research suggests the worrying new coronavirus strain is no more severe than previous incarnations of the disease.
Australians have lost millions of years of healthy life to injuries and diseases but a fair chunk of it could have been avoided.
Researchers say the high number of ancient child remains found at archaeological digs is not a reflection of poor care, but may be evidence of a baby boom.
Australians’ fear of Covid infection has skyrocketed to a record high alongside another worrying mental health trend.
Public health experts say the state governments must set a date for banning the sale of cigarettes in Australian supermarkets.
As the rest of the nation puts the idea of lockdowns behind it, new documents reveal Western Australia isn’t on the same page.
A massive funnel-web spider with fangs that could puncture a fingernail has been reported amid a creepy-crawly surge.
A popular beach was closed after another shark was spotted circling in the waters where a local man was recently mauled to death.
A 60-year-old man has described how he fought off a crocodile attack while fishing on his property.
A grandmother of three with about three months left to live is pleading for people to ‘dig deep in their pockets’ and help fund new clinical research.
A tourist has made a shocking discovery while walking along a popular beach.
The evolution of the universe is one step closer to being solved after Australian researchers were part of a team that made a huge discovery.
Australia’s science and technology sector is calling for a multi-billion dollar investment to help propel Australia into the top 10 countries in the OECD.
Victoria has reported 1173 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths as the government unveils a plan to woo people back into the Melbourne CBD.
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A herd of goats has been enlisted to help ahead of the bushfire season. Here’s how the surprise recruits will be put to work.
One state has revealed its latest incentive to help boost its lagging vaccination rate, and it includes free food and beers at the pub.
NSW has recorded 173 new cases of Covid and four deaths a day after the international border reopened.
Victoria has recorded 1471 new local Covid-19 cases as the state passes a crucial vaccine target, while NSW recorded 135 infections.
Women working in one of Australia’s most lucrative job industries say they are being underpaid, under-represented and unsupported.
A plan to protect NSW koalas is expected to be unveiled ‘very soon’ as a state minister made a frank admission.
There are growing calls for hardware giant Bunnings to ban a product that has been a popular buy, especially in the past six months.
A close look at the spread of the highly infectious strain in Australia’s education settings has turned up some surprising results.
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