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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:52:15 +1100
Andrews apologises for IVF pause, promises ‘positive news’ very soon
Victorian government says it is working hard to resume in-vitro fertilisation procedures in hospitals soon, after PM said pausing IVF should be a ‘last-resort’.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:48:39 +1100
Australia news LIVE: Private hospitals to assist public health sector as COVID-19 admissions grow; second round of 2022 Australian Open begins in Melbourne
Tens of thousands of booster shot appointments have gone unfilled in NSW over the past week, Victorian nurses are calling for ADF support amid the state’s “code brown” declaration and new polling reveals that the majority of Australians want rapid antigen tests free or subsidised for everyone.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:46:10 +1100
Treatments on hold, appointments cancelled as ‘code brown’ crisis bites
You don’t have to have COVID-19 to be affected by the health crisis that has thrust Victorian hospitals into a “code brown” emergency.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:43:38 +1100
WATCH LIVE: WA records another mystery COVID case after man presents to emergency department
Health Minister Amber-Jade Sanderson said the man, aged in his 60s, lives with four other men and is suspected of being linked to the massage parlour cluster.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:24:40 +1100
COVID-19 booster to become essential for full vaccination, hints Premier, as wait is slashed
Victoria has reduced the interval between the second and third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to three months as health authorities launch a “vax blitz” this weekend.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 14:59:21 +1100
What does 2022 hold in store for climate action?
Today on Please Explain, national climate and environment editor Nick O’Malley joins Jess Irvine to discuss the outlook for climate action this year.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 14:26:09 +1100
All the colour and action from week one of the Australian Open 2022
The Age photographers and wire agencies captured all the key moments of this year's Grand Slam
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:43:30 +1100
‘Goodbye you beautiful little girl’: Tributes flow after man charged with missing nine-year-old’s murder
Police allege that Justin Stein purchased a number of 40-kilogram sandbags from a hardware shop after a conversation with the girl’s mother, who cannot be named, last Thursday afternoon.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:37:00 +1100
Code brown emergency forces exhausted hospital staff back to work
Presentation numbers are up, staff numbers are down. There is no cavalry to come to the rescue; there are no benched players waiting to be tapped onto the court.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:35:54 +1100
$40K for 10 days’ work: Doctors offered huge pay to fill in at Geraldton Hospital
Locum doctors have been offered up to $4250 per day to take up roles in Geraldton Hospital, amid concerns of staff shortages.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 13:12:15 +1100
State loses bid to keep texts between WA Premier and Attorney-General about Palmer case secret
Confidential text messages between West Australian Premier Mark McGowan and Attorney-General John Quigley about Clive Palmer’s border challenge will be aired publicly at trial.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:22:52 +1100
Qld reports 11 COVID deaths, with quarantine to lift for overseas arrivals
A total of 19,932 new known COVID infections have been reported in the state, with hospital admissions rising to 835 — 52 of whom were in intensive care.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:15:15 +1100
Military to drive Victorian ambulances, but PM says support will be limited
The military personnel will arrive on Thursday to drive ambulances as the pressure builds on Victoria’s health system.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 12:05:53 +1100
WA holds kids’ vaccination blitz ahead of school start
More than 27,000 children aged five to 11 have so far been first dose vaccinated in WA, with thousands of extra appointments now available.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 11:31:15 +1100
NSW records 32,297 COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths
There are 2863 people in hospital with the virus, of whom 217 are in intensive care units.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 11:00:00 +1100
From Beverly Hills to Baulkham Hills, the state’s top HSC students in every course revealed
Sixty students who weathered the state’s harshest COVID-19 lockdown restrictions have topped HSC courses, while Sydney Grammar snared nine first places.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:43:27 +1100
NSW to reduce booster eligibility to three months
The change will increase the number of adults in NSW who are eligible for a booster or third dose by 2 million people.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:00:21 +1100
Outside the WA bubble life goes on – with risk, but free
WA residents have told ourselves for the past two years that we live a lifestyle freer than anywhere in the world, yet my lived experience was that this isn’t quite true.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 08:37:36 +1100
Former Casey council mayor Amanda Stapledon dies
The 58-year-old was under investigation by the state’s anti-corruption watchdog.
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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:30:00 +1100
Our leaders are talking small, but they still need to think big
Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese have both outlined small targets in the lead-up to the election, but they will need hefty policy interventions to make them a reality.
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