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COVID updates: NSW quarantine hotel worker who contracted COVID-19 had been vaccinated — as it happened

New NSW case a hotel security worker, NSW Health Minister saysThe new case, a 47-year-old hotel quarantine security worker, tested positive late in...

James Merlino will be acting Victorian Premier ‘for some time’ after Daniel Andrews fall

James Merlino has said he expects to be Victoria's acting Premier for "some time" as Daniel Andrews recovers from a fractured vertebra and...

NSW quarantine hotel worker tests positive to coronavirus

Health authorities are racing to identify the source of infection of a security guard who has tested positive for coronavirus.The positive case breaks...

Close contacts of COVID-19 doctor test negative as Brisbane Hotel Grand Chancellor in lockdown again

Queensland has one new case of COVID-19, but it is likely historical and not connected to the case of a doctor at Brisbane's...

Brendan Murphy ‘pretty confident’ most Australians will get at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine by October

Nearly 160,000 people have now had a COVID-19 vaccination, including the Prime Minister who received his second Pfizer dose on Sunday.Key points:Prime Minister...

South Australian Labor MP Tony Piccolo hospitalised after suffering heart attack during run

A South Australian Labor MP is recovering in hospital following a heart attack during a group run on the weekend.Key points:Mr Piccolo is...

Unlikely partnership between Magda Szubanski and ‘Egg Boy’ helping to heal bushfire-hit communities

Magda Szubanski is holding court in a Tumbarumba cafe. This is not where you'd expect the A-list comedian, actor and writer to hang...

Meet the generation of surf life savers looking to overturn tragic trends on migrant drownings

When the members of Australia's first all-Afghan-born Surf Life Saving team arrived in their new country a few years ago, none of them...

RAH doctors cleared of wrongdoing over ‘unauthorised’ heart procedure on man who died after surgery

Cardiologists at South Australia's biggest hospital have been cleared of wrongdoing after they performed an 'unauthorised' heart procedure on an elderly patient who...