A man who was jailed after bragging to pubgoers that he had ‘escaped’ from self-quarantine to go to a Northbridge bar for a drink has won an appeal against his ‘manifestly excessive’ sentence.
Economists at one of the country’s largest banks are expecting a staggering number of jobs will be lost once JobKeeper ends on March 31.
The first person to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the Kimberley has urged others to “follow suit” and get vaccinated as soon as possible.
The battered tourism industry has been waiting for Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to deliver some good news during a trip to Queensland’s far north. But his offering wasn’t what they expected.
WA tourism operators say they may not survive if COVID-19 border restrictions remain and ongoing financial aid is denied, as they continue to struggle with hits to bookings and plunging revenue.
Footy fans will be encouraged to wear face masks to and from Optus Stadium when AFL returns this month.
The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out is “on-track,” a top doctor has claimed, as WA approaches 8000 vaccine doses.
Health authorities in Queensland have revealed they are ‘particularly concerned’ about a source of infection detected in hotel quarantine.
Sandgropers have shrugged off their five-day lockdown hangover and are banking on the successful rollout of coronavirus vaccines as consumer confidence across the State reaches an 11-year high.
The State’s top cop and head firey were among hundreds of emergency services personnel who today became the first West Australians injected with the AstraZeneca vaccine at a pop-up clinic in the city.
The Westpac survey showed 35 per cent of households were considering selling, more than double the amount seen prior to the pandemic.
An exhausted US Senate has approved President Joe Biden's $US1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill after a round-the-clock marathon of debate, negotiation and amendment proposals.
Former prime minister Julia Gillard has joined Health Minister Greg Hunt to be among the first Australians to get the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination.
Colin Brinsden and Angelo Risso
Premier Mark McGowan has outlined where his focus will lie if he is re-elected next Saturday – which will include restoring traditional Anzac Day services in WA.
French officials say they may also block coronavirus vaccine exports after Italian authorities stopped a large shipment of doses destined for Australia.
Queensland has recorded three new cases of COVID-19, detected in hotel quarantine, but they have not been linked to a superspreader flight.
Domanii Cameron, Katy Hall, Evin Priest and Maria Bervanakis
Locally made doses of the AstraZeneca virus vaccine will be available from March 22, as GPs prepare to receive more information about their part in the rollout.
Despite coming from country NSW and never having seen a family member go through university, Shirley Bowen’s dream of becoming a doctor was not once considered beyond the realms of possibility.
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Scott Morrison has played down Italy blocking a quarter of a million vaccines from Australia saying the Federal Government had anticipated problems like this could arise.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed the heavy personal toll the COVID pandemic took on her last year, and the moment she thought about giving the top job away for good.
Mark McGowan says the authority of States to impose lockdowns and border closures to protect citizens will be ‘respected’ by a new taskforce set-up to guide the reopening of the national economy.
Queensland has recorded another new COVID case overnight as the eight people linked to a suspected “superspreader” detected in hotel quarantine have been traced.
The boss of the revamped Virgin Australia has revealed which overseas locations are on the top of its agenda when international flights resume.
Queensland residents in more than 100 suburbs have been told to watch for symptoms after traces of coronavirus were detected in three wastewater plants.
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