Health

Tue 14 Jul 2020

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.

What happens to people turned away at QLD border?

premium_icon What happens to people turned away at QLD border?

EXPLAINED: What really happens when Victorians and people from NSW hotspots can’t get into Queensland.

'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.

‘Deeply concerning’ fake virus signs target kids

premium_icon ‘Deeply concerning’ fake virus signs target kids

Dodgy signs falsely displaying a council’s logo and spreading incorrect information about coronavirus have been found on multiple playgrounds.

‘Million Dollar Bogan’ flouts border rules

‘Million Dollar Bogan’ flouts border rules

A self-proclaimed “Million Dollar Bogan” from Victoria has broken border lockdown laws on “compassionate grounds”.

America’s disturbing virus stat

America’s disturbing virus stat

One US state has just broken a worrying new record, single-handedly surpassing almost every country in the world.

MP slammed for ‘mocking’ social distancing

premium_icon MP slammed for ‘mocking’ social distancing

Senior frontbencher John-Paul Langbroek has come under fire over a photo he uploaded of him and radio personality Luke Bradnam with a sticker caption seemingly...

Aussie billionaire calls for NSW lockdown

Aussie billionaire calls for NSW lockdown

With coronavirus cases in NSW remerging, Atlassian founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has argued the entire state should lockdown. And now.

'We're not lazy drug addicts': Why I need medical marijuana

premium_icon 'We're not lazy drug addicts': Why I need medical marijuana

There is a stigma surrounding the use of medicinal marijuana but for those who need it, it provides relief for medical conditions and transforms lives.

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Here we go again: Attendance at pubs, clubs to be restricted

premium_icon Here we go again: Attendance at pubs, clubs to be restricted

The hospitality industry will be placed under restrictions once again as the NSW government tries to keep a second wave of COVID-19 under wraps.

Aussies are ashamed of aged care facilities

Aussies are ashamed of aged care facilities

We place our trust in this industry to look after our loved ones. But new research reveals we hold a very dim view of the job it does.

American smashed for Melbourne tweet

American smashed for Melbourne tweet

A California-based Republican candidate took aim at Daniel Andrews’ “total enslavement” on social media, but Victorians responded swiftly.

Woman gave 71 people virus in 60 seconds

Woman gave 71 people virus in 60 seconds

An asymptomatic superspreader who did everything right when she came back from overseas still managed to cause a huge cluster in her tower block.

‘Nightmare’: Staggering US infection surge

‘Nightmare’: Staggering US infection surge

The number of coronavirus infections in Florida has reached a record-breaking high as the outbreak in the United States worsens.

‘No time to be complacent’: police warn against big parties

premium_icon ‘No time to be complacent’: police warn against big parties

POLICE say they are still being called to large parties that exceed COVID-19 restrictions.

Sun 12 Jul 2020

New vaccine warning as virus cases surge

premium_icon New vaccine warning as virus cases surge

Australia’s Deputy Chief Medical Officer says there should be preparations for an Australia that does not have a coronavirus vaccine.

How one phone call can prevent a tragedy

premium_icon How one phone call can prevent a tragedy

PEACE of mind for vulnerable or isolated older people living alone is provided by the Red Cross Telecross volunteers.

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