Health

Mon 21 Sep 2020

How much private health price rise will cost you

Premium Content How much private health price rise will cost you

Millions of Australians are about to feel a financial pinch as private health insurers hike up their premiums. Here’s what you should do to save some cash.

PM on COVID recovery: ‘Back to work by Christmas’

Premium Content PM on COVID recovery: ‘Back to work by Christmas’

Scott Morrison has expressed optimism about Australia’s post-pandemic recovery saying that a bigger than expected job bounceback lies ahead.

Mother’s pain turns to inspiration in ‘year from hell’

Premium Content Mother’s pain turns to inspiration in ‘year from hell’

Her daughter lost both legs in a horrific subway accident in New York caught coronavirus on her way home to Brisbane, but acclaimed artist Pat Hoffie insists every day...

Thousands dying each year through doctor mistakes

Premium Content Thousands dying each year through doctor mistakes

Doctors are making 140,000 diagnostic mistakes each year and most of the blunders are preventable, shock new Queensland research has revealed.

Sun 20 Sep 2020

'Won't cop it': Premier on the defence as two cases recorded

Premium Content 'Won't cop it': Premier on the defence as two cases recorded

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she will not “cop” any negativity about the Gold Coast film industry as the state recorded two new cases.

Jake’s miracle survival: ‘I just thought he was buggered’

Premium Content Jake’s miracle survival: ‘I just thought he was buggered’

Nine-year-old Jake Bacon was playing soccer when he told he his coach he was tired and came off for a rest.

Eleven new cases and two deaths in Victoria as numbers fall

Eleven new cases and two deaths in Victoria as numbers fall

Millions of locked-down Melburnians could be freed from strict restrictions in mere weeks, with epidemiologists predicting Victoria’s 14-day average will soon dip below...

Speedy delivery: Birth after breakfast, home by lunch

Premium Content Speedy delivery: Birth after breakfast, home by lunch

Thousands of mums a year are being sent home from hospital on the same day they give birth amid an exodus of women from private obstetrics.

Sat 19 Sep 2020

Horror moment ambos realised boy, 6, was planning suicide

Premium Content Horror moment ambos realised boy, 6, was planning suicide

A broken little boy who’d lost his dad to suicide and his mum to drugs had all but given up hope that there was anyone left who cared.

Gastro outbreak at school holiday venue

Premium Content Gastro outbreak at school holiday venue

Health authorities are investigating a suspected gastro outbreak, just ahead of the Gold Coast school holidays, with affected schools to be contacted.

The documentary every parent needs to watch

Premium Content The documentary every parent needs to watch

It is the whistleblower doco every parent should watch. The Social Dilemma confirms everything we suspected — that tech companies wield too much power

No new COVID-19 cases in Queensland

No new COVID-19 cases in Queensland

Queensland has recorded no new coronavirus cases overnight, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed.

NSW hospital worker COVID positive as Vic cases fall

Premium Content NSW hospital worker COVID positive as Vic cases fall

A hospital worker was one of three people diagnosed with coronavirus in the state overnight, with NSW Health working to track down the source of the infection.

'Public servants did nothing as quarantine went to hell'

Premium Content 'Public servants did nothing as quarantine went to hell'

Queensland Civil Liberties vice-president says public servants ignored quarantine guests who he says were 'locked in rooms for 26 hours and fed inedible food'.

Two years on from double shark attacks

Premium Content Two years on from double shark attacks

Tasmanian woman Justine Barwick and Melbourne schoolgirl Hannah Papps were bitten while holidaying in the Whitsundays.

How a little dog has made a big difference to Bundy man

Premium Content How a little dog has made a big difference to Bundy man

Thanks to the Australian Lions Hearing Dog program and a terrier cross with a heart of gold David Eslick now feels like one of the luckiest people in the world.

Baby and family reunited with hero team that saved his life

Premium Content Baby and family reunited with hero team that saved his life

A boy and his family have been reunited with the health worker heroes who saved his life after he went into severe heart failure

WATCH: Star claims virus vaccine will ‘kill billions’

Premium Content WATCH: Star claims virus vaccine will ‘kill billions’

Gary Ablett Sr has aired a number of bizarre claims in a 27-minute rant about coronavirus. WATCH THE VIDEO

Mum’s honest account leaving bub in hospital

Premium Content Mum’s honest account leaving bub in hospital

Ara Sunderland isn’t meant to be out of his mother’s womb but he is bravely taking on the world.

Why Cairns is Premier’s first choice for quarantine hub

Premium Content Why Cairns is Premier’s first choice for quarantine hub

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today confirmed plans will be put in place for Cairns to become a quarantine hub for returning overseas travellers.

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