Health authorities in Queensland have revealed they are ‘particularly concerned’ about a source of infection detected in hotel quarantine.
Sandgropers have shrugged off their five-day lockdown hangover and are banking on the successful rollout of coronavirus vaccines as consumer confidence across the State reaches an 11-year high.
The State’s top cop and head firey were among hundreds of emergency services personnel who today became the first West Australians injected with the AstraZeneca vaccine at a pop-up clinic in the city.
The Westpac survey showed 35 per cent of households were considering selling, more than double the amount seen prior to the pandemic.
An exhausted US Senate has approved President Joe Biden's $US1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill after a round-the-clock marathon of debate, negotiation and amendment proposals.
Former prime minister Julia Gillard has joined Health Minister Greg Hunt to be among the first Australians to get the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination.
Colin Brinsden and Angelo Risso
Premier Mark McGowan has outlined where his focus will lie if he is re-elected next Saturday – which will include restoring traditional Anzac Day services in WA.
French officials say they may also block coronavirus vaccine exports after Italian authorities stopped a large shipment of doses destined for Australia.
Queensland has recorded three new cases of COVID-19, detected in hotel quarantine, but they have not been linked to a superspreader flight.
Domanii Cameron, Katy Hall, Evin Priest and Maria Bervanakis
Locally made doses of the AstraZeneca virus vaccine will be available from March 22, as GPs prepare to receive more information about their part in the rollout.
Despite coming from country NSW and never having seen a family member go through university, Shirley Bowen’s dream of becoming a doctor was not once considered beyond the realms of possibility.
Danielle Le Messurier
Scott Morrison has played down Italy blocking a quarter of a million vaccines from Australia saying the Federal Government had anticipated problems like this could arise.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed the heavy personal toll the COVID pandemic took on her last year, and the moment she thought about giving the top job away for good.
Mark McGowan says the authority of States to impose lockdowns and border closures to protect citizens will be ‘respected’ by a new taskforce set-up to guide the reopening of the national economy.
Queensland has recorded another new COVID case overnight as the eight people linked to a suspected “superspreader” detected in hotel quarantine have been traced.
The boss of the revamped Virgin Australia has revealed which overseas locations are on the top of its agenda when international flights resume.
Queensland residents in more than 100 suburbs have been told to watch for symptoms after traces of coronavirus were detected in three wastewater plants.
Scott Morrison has announced the Howard Springs quarantine facility in the NT will increase its capacity from 850 to 2000 to receive people returning on chartered flights from overseas.
The roll-out of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine has begun but a European country has blocked a large shipment of doses to Australia.
Annabel Hennessy and Matt Coughlan
COVID-19 conspiracy theorists are selfish and only care about their own health, researchers form the University of Queensland have discovered.
New research has revealed the “tipping point” for starting your own business, with dissatisfaction at work among the biggest triggers
UBS reckons that with payout ratios still below average, dividends won’t return to pre-virus levels until ‘well past’ 2023.
Rob Scott says Qantas boss Alan Joyce’s idea for a national border closure strategy is a good one.
For all those who are sceptical about the jab, I urge you, think of it as your civic duty and recognise it’s not all about you.
Laura NewellRegional News Editor
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