West Australian authorities have commenced a deep clean of the coronavirus-infected Al Messilah livestock ship, while crew aboard another vessel have returned negative tests.
Michael Ramsey AAP
Victorian health authorities are treating a Melbourne man's positive case as a reinfection - one of 'only two or three in the world'.
South Australia has asked the New Zealand prime minister to allow people to travel there from Adelaide in a two-way travel bubble.
SA Health will conduct a review of the circumstances surrounding the deaths of four babies at Adelaide's Women's and Children's Hospital.
Deputy Premier Roger Cook said this morning he expects the Department of Justice will conduct a formal inquiry into the suicide of an 11-year-old girl after her alleged sex abuser was granted bail.
Josh Zimmerman, Peter Law and Charlotte Elton
Greater Manchester will be placed under stricter coronavirus controls after talks between the UK government and local leaders concluded without an agreement.
Scientists believe problems caused by autism and developmental disorders can be reduced or even prevented by better communication between parents and their babies from birth.
Victoria is resisting pressure to open its economy and social life faster than health advice suggests, as business groups and federal ministers double down.
A South Australian upper house MP has called for an independent investigation into the deaths of four babies at Adelaide's Women's and Children's Hospital.
When Denetta Cox’s granddaughter kept coughing in her sleep, the Kimberley health worker knew something was wrong.
It’s promoted as the healthy option, but a new study has found pink salt isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, it could even cause serious long-term harm.
Curtin University have awarded Kerry Stokes an honorary science doctorate for his “significant and sustained contribution to child health research in Western Australia.”
All of the New Zealand ‘border hoppers’ had valid reasons for entering WA and will be permitted to stay after completing two weeks of hotel quarantine, Police Commissioner Chris Dawson revealed today.
Josh Zimmerman, Charlotte Elton & Sarah Ison
Premier Mark McGowan says the threat of another coronavirus outbreak — particularly from the arrival of sick vessel crew — has forced an extension of phase four restrictions, with one modification.
History suggests WA’s COVID-19 quarantine system will eventually fail, Australian Medical Association President Omar Khorshid has warned.
AMA WA president Andrew Miller has questioned how well WA health authorities are dealing with the ongoing COVID-19 ship crisis after claims hospital workers may have been exposed to the virus.
Caitlyn Rintoul and Jenna Clarke
Eligible donors are being urged to roll up their sleeves and give blood as emergency services and hospitals prepare for increased demand over the next few months.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews' row with several federal Liberal MPs has worsened, with the accusation he agreed to the travel bubble with New Zealand.
Speaking after the arrival of 23 unannounced New Zealand travellers in Perth today, the premier said New Zealanders coming to Australia would limit the number of Australians who could return home.
Michael Traill and Josh Zimmerman
Liberal leader Liza Harvey has accused Premier Mark McGowan of ‘creating fear and anxiety’ after he expressed concerns a second COVID wave could cause ‘mass deaths’.
WA will get a new half-a-billion dollar maternity hospital at the QEII precinct to replace King Edward Memorial Hospital if the Liberals win the State election, opposition leader Liza Harvey says.
The McGowan and Morrison governments have traded barbs, blaming each other as crew from two more ships berthed at Geraldton and Fremantle tested positive for coronavirus.
Joe Spagnolo & Peter Law
Crew from two ships berthed at Geraldton and Fremantle have tested positive for COVID-19, Health Minister Roger Cook has revealed.
WA health officials are preparing to board another cargo ship arriving from Manila and suspected of carrying a crew member struck down by COVID-19.
© West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020