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Mask up. Make it safer to live each day!

Joylakshmi has not stopped wearing a mask even though restrictions have loosened. Sometimes, she feels she belongs to the minority who are still masked...

‘Current Omicron wave is just the beginning, not its end’

Australia's Chief Medical Officer, Paul Kelly has warned that all signs indicate cases will continue to rise over the next month as the newer...

Highly infectious COVID strain worries leaders

New strains of COVID-19 have Australia’s leaders and health authorities concerned about a possible surge that will increase pressure on hospitals and doctors over...

Not just another wave, COVID hospitalisation reach record high

Hospitalisation due to COVID infections has reached record high levels across Australia Western Australia recorded its highest admissions, while Tasmania and ACT are currently...

Booster shot: The choices we make matter more now

After two years of uncertainty, the pandemic is not far behind us. With the new Omicron variants BA4 and BA5 wreaking havoc—hospital admissions in...

Covid hospital admissions in Victoria soar by almost 80%

Hospital admissions in Victoria have soared, with health experts saying state and federal authorities need new COVID strategies. According to the Australian Medical Association (AMA),...

Covid advice for Victorians to stay well in winter

The Victorian Government is providing Victorians with more advice on how they can protect themselves and their families this winter, with enhanced communications, community...

Why we need to talk about Covid vaccine & children

Ten-year old Akash*, who goes to a school in Melton, is not vaccinated. His mother Supriya* says she is happy with not going ahead...

Winter surge, risks & why we need the Covid conversation going

Covid’s winter surge in Victoria is alarming. The numbers are telling. Rising hospitalisations. Double digit deaths. And top pandemic advisers are warning that the...

Employers given options to keep workers COVIDsafe

Changes made under the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (COVID-19 Vaccination Information) Regulations 2022 will allow employers to collect the vaccination information of workers if they...