Health

Sun 29 Mar 2020

Brisbane hotels where arrivals are quarantined

premium_icon Brisbane hotels where arrivals are quarantined

Armed police and military guards locked down the Brisbane International Airport on the first day of Australia’s strict new quarantine laws.

Inside wild party where virus spread

Inside wild party where virus spread

The same afternoon the PM urged people to practice social distancing, partygoers were spreading the coronavirus at a wild party.

Quarantined Aussies slam hotel conditions

premium_icon Quarantined Aussies slam hotel conditions

Returned travellers forced into the 14-day isolation in Sydney claim they have been deprived of adequate food and medicine and feel like “test guinea pigs”.

Woolies announces new shopping hour

Woolies announces new shopping hour

Woolworths has announced it is now dedicating two weekly shopping periods to emergency services and healthcare workers.

Health funds delay controversial premium rises

premium_icon Health funds delay controversial premium rises

Major health funds will delay their April 1 premium rise for six months amid the coronavirus crisis, saving their members hundreds of dollars.

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

Cruise passenger dies in Qld hospital as case tally hits 656

A 75-year-old woman who was a passenger on the Ruby Princess cruise ship has died in the Caboolture hospital. It raises the Qld total to 656.

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