Assistant Minister for Women Amanda Stoker has said she doesn’t believe in late-term abortions, even for rape victims, calling for them to be banned.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1730 AEST on Sunday, May 9, 2021.
WA has recorded another doughnut day, with zero new cases of COVID-19 reported overnight — while a traveller from India who tested positive remains in a stable condition at Fiona Stanley Hospital.
Almost all current coronavirus-related restrictions across Greater Sydney will be extended for another week despite NSW recording zero new local cases.
A leading West Australian research group committed to lowering the rate of preterm births will get a multimillion-dollar boost in the Federal Budget.
A new genetic marker has been discovered for motor neurone disease which could lead to targeted ‘gene-patching’ treatment for sufferers of the incurable paralysing condition.
There are concerns that people experiencing homelessness have high scepticism towards the COVID-19 vaccine.
A traveller from India who tested positive for COVID-19 and has been isolating in hotel quarantine has been rushed to a Perth hospital.
A Perth dad who watched Aishwarya Aswath’s parents repeatedly beg for help in the hours before the seven-year-old’s death at Perth Children’s Hospital said ‘that little girl was in a bad way’.
The State has recorded zero new cases of COVID-19 on the first day of eased restrictions.
British scientists say non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen don't result in worse COVID-19 outcomes for patients.
An Australian permanent resident has died of coronavirus in India, his distraught daughter says, after the government "abandoned" him in the country.
A team of experts at Curtin University believe they have found a cure for migraines with a simple combination of nutritional supplements to prevent the debilitating condition.
Will Smith made headlines this week. Not for a new film, but for sharing photos of his so-called ‘dad bod’ on social media. Is it body shaming, gender equality or just clever marketing?
NSW may have recorded no new local COVID-19 cases, however restrictions will remain in place in Greater Sydney this Mother's Day.
Hannah Ryan and Tiffanie Turnbull
Cancer may have taken both Tyler Fishlock’s eyes, but the inspiring 18-year-old had a moment he’ll never forgot on the MCG on Friday night.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is yet to impose a strict nation-wide lockdown despite the country's sky-rocketing coronavirus caseload.
NEHA MEHROTRA and ASHOK SHARMA
The Princess Alexandra Hospital, Queensland's second-largest, hasn't treated a COVID-19 patient for more than a month.
Dozens of Perth mothers turned up to Parliament House on Thursday to ask the State Government to rethink its ‘blunt approach’ to managing maternity guidelines in hospitals during the pandemic.
This week, the Heart Foundation is calling on Australians and the health professionals who look after them to take an active interest and action to assess heart health.
More than 30 per cent of security guards in WA’s quarantine hotels haven’t had a COVID-19 jab — despite the threat of a $20,000 fine if they turn up to work on Monday unvaccinated.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1730 AEST on Thursday, May 6, 2021.
A 64-year-old woman from WA is among five more people to have developed blood clots after having the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, it has been revealed.
West Australians will no longer be required to wear face masks in most circumstances under a plan to ease coronavirus restrictions. Watch the Premier’s full press conference here.
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