The president of Australia’s top medical body fears chronic health disorders like endometriosis could go undiagnosed if oral contraceptive pills are sold over the counter.
South Australia has moved to free-up more hospital beds for an expected rise in COVID-19 cases once the state relaxes border restrictions.
Queensland has announced it's dates for reopening to virus hotspots once the state reaches its vaccinations targets.
Health Minister Roger Cook has blasted nurses spotted in-uniform at an anti-vax protest in Perth on Saturday as he revealed more than 250 healthcare workers had missed the extended COVID jab deadline.
Queensland will fully reopen by mid-December even if it hasn't vaccinated 80 per cent of its population, but the premier says her plan is safe and cautious.
Vaccine Commander Chris Dawson has revealed what percentage of people won’t roll up for WA as the Government announced how it is working to bolster the State’s lagging rate of double dosed residents.
Western Australia's vaccine boss has issued a strong plea to the people yet to have the COVID-19 jab to get themselves protected.
A CSIRO study has found testing wastewater on flights is an effective and cheap way to screen incoming overseas passengers for COVID-19.
Fully vaccinated people in NSW will be able to travel to Queensland without quarantining just in time for Christmas as restrictions start to ease.
A suite of restrictions have eased further in NSW, after the state reached the 80 per cent double-dose vaccination milestone.
Australians are one step closer to being able to freely and safely travel overseas with the Federal Government formally launching vaccine passports.
Telethon-funded research is putting WA at the cutting edge of treatment for a rare neurological disorder — one that may help a child like Ava have a better quality of life.
A medical device that dulls the pain and anxiety for people with a fear of needles has been announced a category winner at the 2021 Good Design Awards.
Eight people who came into contact with a COVID-positive truck driver while he was in WA have not yet returned negative results.
More than 10,000 FIFO workers and nurses — some in uniform — have flocked to Forrest Place to slam the State Government’s vaccine mandates and closed border. SEE THE EXTRAORDINARY PICTURES
NSW has recorded 319 new local COVID-19 cases and another two deaths as the state rapidly approaches its next vaccination milestone.
The Victorian government has announced $200 million in infrastructure funding for the state's health services and community and Indigenous organisations.
Australians have become more physically active during lockdown but the extra exercise has unfortunately led to unexpected injuries, research shows.
A research project undertaken by the NSW government and Edith Cowan University has found flexible COVID working arrangements have tended to be a positive.
Footage has emerged of a St John Ambulance paramedic violently shoving a hospital patient to the ground.
WA’s already-stretched hospitals are having to assist people who have been released from jail into homelessness and then turn up to emergency departments out of desperation.
Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein says police should throw the book at a NSW man who sparked a three-day lockdown after he fled hotel quarantine.
Western Australia has the lowest number of per-capita ICU beds in the country, at just six per 100,000 people.
Recent arrivals into WA from Tasmania are being urged to get tested for COVID-19 after Hobart and southern Tasmania were shunted into a snap three-day lockdown over an infected NSW traveller.
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