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| Macquarie University MindSpot clinic Executive Director, Professor Nick Titov (AAP Image/Supplied by Macquarie University) Many of us have already lost or fear losing our jobs, others have fallen sick and some have even...
| Global coronavirus cases have topped one million as the pandemic explodes in the US and the death toll continues to climb in Italy and Spain, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The virus has killed more than...
| Two Northern Territory women have been diagnosed with COVID-19 bringing the total cases in the Territory to 21. All cases have been acquired interstate or overseas with no community transmissions or deaths. A Darwin woman...
| Prime Minister Scott Morrison (pictured) has announced free childcare for parents still using it during the coronavirus crisis (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Childcare will be free for parents still using it during the coronavirus...
| NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller (pictured) says police are trying to make reasonable decisions when enforcing the new rules and he's urged NSW residents to use common sense too (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) NSW Police will...
| Australian scientists from the CSIRO have been trusted to determine if the two vaccine candidates are effective and safe enough to test on humans (AAP Image/David Crosling) Ferrets at a high-security Victorian lab will determine...
| Australia's coronavirus death toll has risen to 23, with deaths in the country's three biggest states adding to the tally of victims. NSW, Victoria and Queensland reported one new death each on Thursday morning as the number...
| A man has died in hospital after contracting coronavirus in Queensland, bringing the state's death toll to three. The 85-year-old Darling Downs man died overnight in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane, taking the national death...
| The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of 0730 AEDT on April 1. NUMBERS * Confirmed cases in Australia: 4557. NSW remains the worst hit with 2032. * Australian deaths: 19 (eight in NSW, four in...
| Hundreds of Australians remain stranded aboard cruise ships across the globe, with some told it could be weeks or months before they are able to return. Australian passengers on the Ocean Atlantic are expected to be flown...
| Farmers and fishers who had their exports derailed by coronavirus will be able to start sending their goods overseas again. Air freight will be used to export Australian produce and bring back urgently needed medical supplies. "Getting...
| Australians are being urged to get the flu shot this month so they don't contract the disease and coronavirus at the same time. More than 13.5 million doses of seasonal influenza vaccine have been secured for the national...

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