Health

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Family’s anxious wait after son’s open brain surgery

premium_icon Family’s anxious wait after son’s open brain surgery

Mackay boy’s headaches led to tumour discovery and emergency surgery in the space of a week

Dangerous Chinese masks flood Aussie stores

premium_icon Dangerous Chinese masks flood Aussie stores

More than 200 face masks are being produced in China for Australian consumers despite being dramatically withdrawn from sale to hospitals.

Personal moment that broke Project host

Personal moment that broke Project host

Tuesday’s episode of The Project gave viewers a glimpse into Carrie Bickmore’s devastating past watching her husband battle brain cancer.

Exiled veteran furious at Minogue’s ‘celebrity treatment’

premium_icon Exiled veteran furious at Minogue’s ‘celebrity treatment’

A grieving army veteran can’t believe X Factor judge Dannii Minogue got the all-clear to isolate at a private Gold Coast residence, while she’s stranded in Victoria.

‘Travesty’: Chemist’s 17 problems but zero penalty

premium_icon ‘Travesty’: Chemist’s 17 problems but zero penalty

A pharmacy made 17 changes to its processes after accidentally giving a heart patient a double dose of medication, but will not be disciplined by the governing body.

Second wave fears: How Coast hospital would respond

premium_icon Second wave fears: How Coast hospital would respond

As concerns of a second wave of coronavirus grow, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service has outlined its plan of action should cases start to increase.

Fake names could see a return to restrictions

premium_icon Fake names could see a return to restrictions

Warwick business leaders warn the cheeky practice is ‘threatening the state’s hard-earned progress’.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Military set to roll in to support Victoria in crisis

premium_icon Military set to roll in to support Victoria in crisis

More than 1400 Australian Defence Force personnel are set to join efforts to slow the spread of coronavirus in Victoria.

Sydney pub outbreak continues to grow

Sydney pub outbreak continues to grow

Two more COVID-19 cases have been discovered in Sydney's Crossroads Hotel cluster, bringing the total number linked to the outbreak to 30.

Social distancing tech firm doubles workforce

premium_icon Social distancing tech firm doubles workforce

A firm is selling its innovative social distancing technology to employers around the world and will boost its workforce as it ramps up its global expansion.

Uni receives $725k donation in search for COVID vaccine

premium_icon Uni receives $725k donation in search for COVID vaccine

The fight against COVID-19 has been bolstered with global resources company Glencore donating $725,000 to help in developing a vaccine.

Truck driver could be patient zero of hotel outbreak

Truck driver could be patient zero of hotel outbreak

NSW Health has confirmed it is looking into whether a truck driver could be the source of the latest coronavirus outbreak in Sydney’s southwest.

National coronavirus death toll reaches 110

National coronavirus death toll reaches 110

VICTORIA has recorded 270 new cases of coronavirus and two people aged in their 80s have died, bringing the national death toll to 110.

Busted Victorians fined $18k for party

Busted Victorians fined $18k for party

A group of Melburnians have been sprung by police breaking coronavirus restrictions, turning their private party into a pricey night.

Reason Dannii dodged hotel quarantine revealed

premium_icon Reason Dannii dodged hotel quarantine revealed

The loophole that allowed Dannii Minogue a quarantine exemption has been revealed.

'DISASTER': Expect delays after snap change to border rules

premium_icon 'DISASTER': Expect delays after snap change to border rules

“IT’S a system which is going to rely on honesty … although there are intense fines for those caught lying”.

Dannii double standard shines light on decision makers

premium_icon Dannii double standard shines light on decision makers

Any anger about alleged ‘special treatment’ for Dannii Minogue to enter Queensland should not be directed at the woman herself but at those who let it happen

Qld border closed to NSW hotspots, jail for COVID breaches

premium_icon Qld border closed to NSW hotspots, jail for COVID breaches

The Queensland Government has declared that anyone who breaches COVID-19 health directives could face six months in jail.

EXPERTS: ‘It only takes one person to start an outbreak’

EXPERTS: ‘It only takes one person to start an outbreak’

THE President of the Australian Medical Association Qld says there’s risks of people being lulled into a false sense of security because there hadn’t been any positive...

1500 crossed SW QLD borders, here’s how many were denied

premium_icon 1500 crossed SW QLD borders, here’s how many were denied

POLICE reveal how many people were turned away at two southwest border crossings as over 1500 travellers entered our part of Queensland over the weekend.

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