COVID booster jabs needed for older Australians: vaccine body

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has acknowledged that older Australians will likely need a COVID booster jab.


At home with your dog? Three ways to connect and lift your spirits

Pet ownership has skyrocketed since COVID hit. Walking is great, but here are other ways to boost your – and your pet's – wellbeing.

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What you've been buying at the supermarket in 2021

Supermarket sales data reveals the items you've been buying in 2021.


Australia's most popular dog breeds in 2021. And what do they cost?

Revealed: Australia's most popular dog breeds. Did your dog make the cut?


Lockdown roadmaps threatened by fake vaccine passports

Criminals on the dark web are selling fake vaccine passports and offering to alter Medicare records, threatening to undermine Australia's path out of lockdown.


Novavax to begin COVID/flu vaccine trials on older Australians

Novavax is set to begin trials of its COVID/influenza vaccine on Australians aged 50 to 70.


Supermarket plan to keep shelves fully stocked

Woolworths unveils rapid antigen testing plan, while health authorities urge you to keep visits short and sharp.


Bickering between feds and states puts national plan in doub

PM says national plan to reopen is locked in but some state leaders beg to differ.


Older Australians waiting for mRNA vaccines at back of the queue

Many older Australians have been waiting for more mRNA-based COVID vaccines to arrive, but pollies say they're at the back of the queue.


AZ provides same long-term protection as Pfizer against Delta

Push to consider 'mix-and-match' approach to allow more people to be vaccinated more quickly.


Portable carbon monoxide monitors can show a venue's COVID risk

Experts have called for the introduction of mandatory carbon monoxide monitoring as a way of tracking the risk of outbreaks.


Why Aussie rapid COVID tests are heading overseas

State and federal governments turn their back on rapid COVID tests while the rest of the world is happy to buy them.

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