Authorities are waiting on test results for a confirmed COVID case to rule out the new variant, as they race to track down others from affected countries.
The Australian government has made some surprising comments about the worrying new variant of Covid-19.
The Prime Minister will send a letter to every Australian about a crucial step he wants everyone in the country to take.
Stress, anguish and emotional turmoil have been the biggest fallout from the past two years. There are echoes of it throughout our community.
The act of giving releases a rush of neurochemicals and activates the pleasure pathways in the brain.
Demand for grief counselling surged during the pandemic and bereavement services expect the impacts are not yet over.
Australia’s controversial new human rights boss has made some interesting comments about the nation’s vaccine rules.
Behind the smile of Perth-based businesswoman Sophie Doyle lies a long battle with a debilitating chronic health condition.
There has been a spike in Covid infections in a part of Australia where authorities are concerned about Indigenous communities.
Australians have lost millions of years of healthy life to injuries and diseases but a fair chunk of it could have been avoided.
EXCLUSIVE: Online ordering habits during lockdown kept Australia’s food waste bill shockingly high in 2021, with one generation proving worse than others.
A new app available in the South West is intended to free up hospital beds by providing online exercises and rehabilitation services.
Despite having access to the best doctors and dermatologists in the world, A-list celebs suffer with a face of pimples just like the rest of us.
Almost no question is off limits for disability advocate Peta Hooke, who is lifting the lid on life with cerebral palsy in her popular podcast
An SA boy trying to complete a viral TikTok challenge inspired by a smash hit Netflix series sustained a serious burn from molten honeycomb. Warning: Explicit picture.
Another child has been hospitalised trying to complete a viral TikTok challenge inspired by one of Netflix’s popular TV series.
An 18-month-old child of a woman who entered a state without approval has now tested positive to Covid-19.
A father of three has warned home renovators to beware of a deadly material now that he knows his exposure to it is killing him.
A NSW man who became a big name in the underground body modification scene now faces years in jail over a series of botched procedures. WARNING: Graphic
The Top End is bracing for a surge in cases due to ‘mingling’ between two indigenous communities amid an outbreak, prompting hard lockdowns.
Rebecca Le May
Two people have died from Covid-19 in NSW while 176 new cases have been recorded as the state’s vaccination rate climbs higher.
Melbourne is heading for the worst part of hayfever season, although wet weather and southerly winds have meant things haven't been too bad so far.
A world-first study is looking at whether cognitive behavioural therapy could help children with autism who have trouble sleeping.
On holiday this week, I’ve been thinking about how the ties that bind communities together give us a sense of connection to something greater.
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