More than a quarter of Australians aged 18-40 admit turning down a second date because he or she had bad breath, according to a survey for Dental Health Week.
Vaping began as an idea to help smokers quit but very quickly it has developed into a multi-billion dollar industry.
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1830 AEST on Friday, July 30, 2021.
The NSW Teachers Federation is deeply concerned by plans for year 12 to return to the classroom in a few weeks' time.
All non-urgent elective surgery will be postponed across public hospitals in Greater Sydney in response to the city's worsening COVID-19 outbreak.
The Prime Minister and state leaders meet today to discuss how many Australians need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to end the damage to our economy from restrictions.
NSW has recorded 170 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period, up to 8pm on Thursday, including at least 52 who were infectious in public.
We can be proud on both health and economic fronts we’ve done better than almost every country in the world. When we look back, I’m confident the Australian way will have been the envy of the world.
With only one in five Indigenous Australians receiving a first COVID jab, experts have blamed fear and ‘misinformation’ for the reluctance.
Throughout the long and welcome progress of the voluntary assisted dying law in this State, there has been one key aim — to allow terminally ill West Australians a timely death with dignity.
Mary-Ellen Passmore was the second West Australian to use the State’s voluntary assisted dying legislation, which came into effect at the start of the month.
South Australian health officials have reported no new COVID-19 cases among more than 13,500 tests conducted.
The WA Premier says the NSW Government is taking a ‘very arrogant and inadequate approach’ to its deadly outbreak, as new cases hit a record high and the defence force was called in to help today.
The Grattan Institute says their modelling shows Australia cannot safely reopen until the nation has 80 per cent of the population vaccinated.
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has condemned the behaviour of a GP charging residents in southwest Sydney hundreds of dollars to receive the Pfizer vaccine.
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The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1730 AEST on Thursday, July 29, 2021.
The 40-49-year old age group have been eligible for the Pfizer vaccine since June 10. Yet new data reveals the vast majority of WA’s Gen Xers haven’t had a single dose.
Health Minister Roger Cook is calling on all healthcare workers to ‘lead by example’ and get themselves vaccinated, with over over 40,000 healthcare staff not yet jabbed.
South Australia has reported two new cases in the latest cluster of COVID-19 infections but both are in hotel quarantine.
Queensland authorities are tracking passengers on a Perth to Brisbane flight and guests at two backpacker hostels who came into contact with a COVID-19 case.
Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan says a first person has used the state's newly activated assisted dying laws.
A West Australian with a terminal illness has voluntarily ended their own life, becoming the first in the State to make use of new legislation that came into effect at the start of the month.
The Biden Administration will require millions of federal workers to get vaccinated, or submit to a regime of regular testing, masking and social distancing.
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As six million Sydneysiders stare down the barrel of another month of lockdown, the NSW Government has confirmed a worrying spike in local cases and two new deaths. SEE THE LATEST COVID UPDATES.
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