Mark McGowan says vaccination mandates will be around for ‘at least’ several years to come - so get used to it.
Covid-19 experts have revealed the top three things Australia needs to do to avoid an Omicron variant outbreak.
While scientists race to understand the degree of danger posed by the Omicron COVID-19 variant. Doctors are reporting slightly different symptoms to those we have become so familiar with from Delta and Alpha.
Staff writers with wires
Australian states and territories have introduced new travel rules in a bid to slow down the Omicron coronavirus variant. Here’s what you need to know.
The maverick Queensland MP has spoken out about being refused entry to a pub in NSW where he had a meeting scheduled.
Queensland Deputy Premier Steven Miles says there are no plans to change the state's border opening roadmap due to the new COVID-19 variant, yet.
Definitive information on the Omicron coronavirus variant will take about two weeks, US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci has told President Joe Biden.
The Australian share market dived in the opening minutes of trade in the new week as investors digested the ramification of a new coronavirus variant.
Danielle Le Messurier
A fire that ripped through the top level of a Cairns quarantine hotel was deliberately lit, police allege, with a woman being charged.
Canadian health officials say two cases of the concerning Omicron variant have been found in Ottawa in two people who recently travelled to Nigeria.
NSW has recorded 150 new Covid cases and zero deaths the day after the Omicron variant of concern was confirmed in the state.
Victoria has recorded 1007 new Covid-19 cases as the state’s chief health officer expresses concern about the new Omicron variant.
Scott Morrison says it is important to ‘stay calm’ as the country records its first cases of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant.
Another 1007 COVID-19 cases and three deaths have been recorded in Victoria, as all international arrivals must quarantine after the emergence of Omicron.
Emerging research suggests the worrying new coronavirus strain is no more severe than previous incarnations of the disease.
Scientists have identified a worrying new coronavirus variant, but it may take weeks to find out if it's more infectious and if vaccines still work against it.
As cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant pop up across the world and borders lock down, scientists are trying determine its severity.
Elizabeth Piper and Toby Sterling
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed rich western countries for their knee-jerk imposition of travel bans in light of the Omicron outbreak.
Australia is in the grips of a housing crisis, with one vulnerable group in particular ‘just trying to get out’ because of this issue.
Anthony Piovesan and Catie McLeod
Urgent genomic sequencing is underway to determine if two more people who arrived in Sydney from Africa are infected by the new Omicron COVID-19 variant.
Federal, state and territory leaders will discuss Australia's response to the new Omicron COVID-19 strain, with a third case suspected in Sydney.
The NT has detected two new COVID-19 infections linked to a locked-down Indigenous community, as the first case of the Omicron variant is confirmed.
Morocco has closed its doors to all incoming air travel for fear of the new Omicron coronavirus variant reaching the north African kingdom.
A new, potentially more contagious variant of the coronavirus has left governments around the world scrambling to stop the threat of the latest deadly strain. But what exactly is it?
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