Young Australians not taking coronavirus seriously because they believe it won't hurt them are warned they could suffer 'extremely dangerous' long-term health effects
Infectious Diseases Professor Marc Kvansakul concerned about Covid attitudes Melbourne based Doctor Rachel Williamson also worried about those under 30 Apparent common perception in Australia that Covid only affects 'older people' Research has shown when Covid-19 attacks lung tissue, damage is significant Medical experts have warned young Australians to 'open their minds' and be aware of the devastating long-term health effects Covid could give them.
Most dying patients in Australian hospitals don't receive any palliative care, denying them a more peaceful journey towards death. A national study which tracked 1693 dying patients at nine hospitals across the country found only 41 per cent of them saw a member of the palliative care team.
Exactly how much more super YOU'LL get as employer retirement savings are increased each year from July 1
Compulsory employer superannuation rising to 10 per cent from July 1, 2021 The increase from 9.5 per cent expected to boost average retirement savings Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia calculated $19,000 benefit Australians are likely to see another $19,000 in their retirement savings as a result of changes coming into effect on July 1.
Tourism group begs Australians to take LONGER holidays across the country in order to save the struggling industry
The tourism industry has suffered an $80 billion downturn between 2019-2020 Travellers are being urged to extend their domestic holidays to recoup losses There were 45 million less overnight trips amid Covid-19 border closures Australians are being urged to take long domestic holidays in an attempt to help the tourism industry recover from the coronavirus.
Australians will be treated to a 'Strawberry Moon' TONIGHT and it's the last supermoon of the year - so when should you be looking up?
This new moon is named for the ripening of the fruit in the northern summer The Strawberry Moon will be the last 'super moon' of the year It will be visible on Thursday evening but be brightest early Friday morning Many psychics believe the full moon affects emotions and behaviour
Josh Frydenberg says Australia has 'outperformed' the rest of the world when it comes to economic recovery post-Covid but warned we will be living with the virus for 'some time'
Treasurer warned Australians that they will have to live with the virus for awhile He argued the economy has performed incredibly well throughout pandemic Josh Frydenberg said Australia had 'outperformed' the rest of the world , both in terms of health outcomes and the strength of the recovery from last year's recession.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg believes Australia has dodged a bullet from the COVID-19 pandemic, both in terms of health outcomes and the strength of the recovery from last year's recession. But he has warned Australians they are going to have to learn to live with the virus until its impact can be mitigated through the rollout of the vaccine to as wide a number of people as quickly as possible.
The Australian government is looking at whether it’s easy enough to repair things that we use everyday – also known as the right to repair. A draft report released this month says it’s not – especially when it comes to farming equipment, cars and smartphones – and has recommended a suite of changes to improve our right to repair and to reduce the amount of electronic waste created in Australia.
Tens of thousands of Australians have been forced to abandon school holiday travel plans after states closed their borders in response to Sydney’s growing Covid outbreak, with the tourism industry predicting losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Sydneysiders who had been planning to go interstate or to regional New South Wales from the end of this week have had to cancel their holidays after all states and territories announced stricter border restrictions.
Sewage alert for 300,000 Australians as Covid is found in wastewater from dozens of suburbs - so is yours on the list?
Covid particles were found at two sewage plants that service 87 suburbs There are confirmed infections in both areas, but residents should be on alert New South Wales recorded 16 new cases on Wednesday. Total number is 31 Two venues in the ritzy suburb of Double Bay are in the list of exposure sites
Australia's average wealth levels stood at a hefty $555,919 at the end of 2020 Only Switzerland, Hong Kong and the US have higher individual money levels Share market now at a record high as house prices surge amid record-low rates Australians have the world's fourth highest wealth thanks to a surge in property prices and the share market.
Virgin to hold raffle for dozens of free flights, a million frequent flyer points and other prizes for travellers who get vaccinated this year
Virgin offering travel incentives for Australians to get the coronavirus vaccine One Aussie could win a million frequent flyer points to travel across the world Dozens of free Business Class flights also up for grabs at the end of the year Move follows Qantas announcing plans to launch incentive program in July
Your next getaway: Why Aussies are flocking to this town to enjoy pristine white beaches, sparkling water and the country's most magical sunsets
An unlikely spot is emerging as Australia's top destination while borders are shut Thousands of travel-starved Australians are flocking to Broome, northern WA More tourists booked flights to Broome than anywhere else in Australia for 2021 The sleepy Outback town of 4,402 is home to the nation's most magical sunsets
New figures have revealed 44 per cent of Australians wouldn't date someone who is bisexual. Whether they're worried about their potential partner running off with someone of the opposite sex to them, or just that the concept is confusing or weird to them, there's myriad of reasons why they are sticking to their beliefs.
Sydneysiders were largely banned from leaving the city Wednesday as Australian authorities rushed to stop a growing outbreak of the highly contagious Delta Covid-19 variant from spreading to other regions. More than 30 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 since the cluster emerged in the city's Bondi Beach area last week, the latest in a string of flare-ups that highlight Australia's difficulty in extinguishing outbreaks.
More than HALF of exemptions from Australians begging to leave the country are denied even for weddings, funerals and sick relatives
More than half of all exemption applications by Australians attempting to leave the country are being rejected under the world's strictest border regime. Australia's Border Force approved just 11,867 applications out of 25,233 lodged in May, with no timeline in place for the lifting of the nation's hard border.
Australians fighting the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, will soon be able to buy lifesaving drugs at a fraction of the retail cost. Opdivoand and Yervoy help activate patients' immune systems to recognise and attack unresectable malignant mesothelioma, which cannot be treated surgically. The medications will from July 1 be listed on the federal government's Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, reducing treatment to about $41.30 per script or $6.60 for patients with a concession card.
Australia's outgoing top diplomat says China 'deeply defensive' Characterisation prompts criticism from Beijing Disagreements on range of issues have strained bilateral ties New poll shows Australians' trust in China has plunged CANBERRA, June 23 (Reuters) - China is insecure and defensive and this means it perceives threats where there are none, Australia's most senior diplomat said on Wednesday, a characterisation Beijing dismissed as "wholly untrue".
CANBERRA, June 23 (Reuters) - Australians' trust in China has plunged and for the first time more people view Beijing as a security threat than a economic partner, a widely watched poll published on Wednesday showed. The Lowy Institute's annual poll shows more than 60% of Australians see China as a security threat, up significantly from 2018 when 18% of respondents had the same view.