The WA Health Department has confirmed two travellers have contracted COVID-19 in hotel quarantine, after originally reporting them as overseas infections.
Health bosses at Perth Children’s Hospital have been forced to apologise for an “incomplete assessment” which risked a two-year-old girl’s organs shutting down.
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Three returned travellers - two from the same family - have contracted the same strain of COVID-19 in a Sydney hotel, with health authorities investigating.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1730 AEST on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
SA's Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier says officials have identified a possible location to quarantine international students in Adelaide.
WorkSafe has confirmed it will investigate the ‘dysfunctional’ Bunbury Hospital after a new bombshell report revealed almost 70 per cent of doctors had considered resigning due to a toxic environment.
The New Zealand government has pledged once-in-a-generation reforms to its health system.
Premier Mark McGowan has labelled the issue-plagued Bunbury Hospital as ‘great’ despite doctors claiming the toxic culture is still negatively impacting patient care.
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.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1630 AEST on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
A respiratory expert has urged residents in cyclone-ravaged towns to wear masks when handling asbestos, as it is revealed that ‘background levels’ of airborne asbestos have been detected in Kalbarri.
A top doctor has warned of an upsurge in hand, foot and mouth disease in Perth, with kids and adults suffering painful symptoms after contracting the highly contagious virus.
A senate inquiry into a possible cancer cluster on Victoria's Bellarine Peninsula has heard the council regularly sprayed mosquitoes near parks and schools.
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.
Australian researchers say they're the first in the world to find a way to prevent and reverse damage caused by broken-heart syndrome.
The Australian Red Cross is preparing a submission for the nation's medicines regulator to reconsider a ban on some UK visitors and residents donating blood.
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.
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.
Ben Wyatt is following in the footsteps of another high-profile former WA politician in his first gig post-politics, after joining the board of a ‘household name’.
A full review is underway after the breach involving a COVID-19 patient at Royal Perth Hospital.
Four years after a high-rise residential tower in London was engulfed in flames a decision has been made to remove combustible cladding in 214 NSW buildings.
A new screening program is being introduced in South Australia in a bid to reduce the number of premature births.
Remarkably antidepressants were also prescribed to WA children aged five and under on hundreds of occasions last year, despite a lack of evidence they work for young children.
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