Health

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Returning traveller tests positive to COVID in Cairns

Premium Content Returning traveller tests positive to COVID in Cairns

A returning international traveller has tested positive for COVID-19 while in hotel quarantine in Cairns, the city’s health authorities have confirmed.

Twisted case that left Aussie scarred

Twisted case that left Aussie scarred

One of Australia’s most senior cops has opened up about an image that left him with PTSD and almost cost him his career. WARNING: Confronting

Cocaine-dealing nurse has registration win in court

Premium Content Cocaine-dealing nurse has registration win in court

Former Coffs Harbour hospital employee went from 'turning a blind eye' to actively assisting husband in drug dealing enterprise

Brisbane wakes to ‘Freedom Day’ as restrictions ease

Brisbane wakes to ‘Freedom Day’ as restrictions ease

After two weeks of mandatory masks and limitations on gatherings, Brisbane residents are dancing into the weekend as restrictions ease.

Thu 21 Jan 2021

Fallen soldier’s mother blasts secret visit

Premium Content Fallen soldier’s mother blasts secret visit

Fallen soldier’s mother is furious she was never invited the Interim Veteran Commissioner’s fly by visit to Townsville.

Widowed mum’s fight to save sick son

Premium Content Widowed mum’s fight to save sick son

The widowed mum of a young boy with a rare heart defect is in the fight of her life after her husband received a shock cancer diagnosis.

Your boss could force you to have vaccine

Your boss could force you to have vaccine

While the federal government has assured Australians the coronavirus vaccine will not be mandatory, some employers may say otherwise.

Urgent ham recall over listeria fears

Urgent ham recall over listeria fears

A number of hams sold in independent supermarkets and butcher shops across the country, have been urgently recalled after they were found to be contaminated.

World deserves the truth about China and COVID, says PM

Premium Content World deserves the truth about China and COVID, says PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australians should not “be embarrassed” about asking China questions about origin of coronavirus.

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Trial therapy could ‘turbocharge’ sick kids’ immune cells

Premium Content Trial therapy could ‘turbocharge’ sick kids’ immune cells

A world-first study is underway into a potentially lifesaving therapy for children having stem cell transplants.

Eight-year-old girl tests positive for COVID-19

Premium Content Eight-year-old girl tests positive for COVID-19

An eight-year-old girl who arrived in Darwin aboard a repatriation flight from London on January 16 has tested positive for COVID-19

Wuhan doctors make bombshell admission

Wuhan doctors make bombshell admission

Doctors in Wuhan have been secretly filmed admitting they knew how serious coronavirus was at the start of the outbreak but that they were ordered to lie.

Expert says masks ‘not worth it’ for Greater Brisbane

Premium Content Expert says masks ‘not worth it’ for Greater Brisbane

Leading epidemiology experts have called for harsh mask rules to be scrapped, claiming there is not enough community transmission to justify their use.

Mum’s torment incites growing LGBT-friendly movement

Premium Content Mum’s torment incites growing LGBT-friendly movement

Reading diary entries that detailed the horrific homophobia his mum endured fuelled David Newman’s determination to ensure nobody else went through the same torment.

5 signs you’re suffering from work from home ‘creep’

5 signs you’re suffering from work from home ‘creep’

From burnout to “the creep”, we ask a professional psychologist why months of working from home has most likely left us worse for wear.

Bob Katter touts Dunk Island COVID quarantine plan

Premium Content Bob Katter touts Dunk Island COVID quarantine plan

The Queensland Premier has responded to a proposal by outspoken MP Bob Katter to quarantine international travellers on a Far Northern Queensland island resort.

‘Something to hide’: China’s cover-up

‘Something to hide’: China’s cover-up

New footage suggests China covered up key information at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a Coalition MP is calling for action.

Pregnant pause on vaccine rollout, more Aus Open cases

Premium Content Pregnant pause on vaccine rollout, more Aus Open cases

The TGA is exploring potential risks between a COVID vaccine and new mums, as more tennis players test positive for the virus.

Miranda Kerr busted breaching quarantine

Miranda Kerr busted breaching quarantine

The Aussie supermodel was slapped with an official warning by NSW Police after she was found to have broken strict COVID-19 quarantine rules.

Europe’s ambitious vaccine plan as UK virus deaths surge

Premium Content Europe’s ambitious vaccine plan as UK virus deaths surge

The EU has unveiled a plan to get the majority of its adult population vaccinated in the next six months as the UK reckons with a devastating death toll.

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