Category: Covid News

Supporting research to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Date published:  26 October 2021 Intended audience:  General public MRFF Indigenous health research grants: are led by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander individuals, communities or organisations focus on culturally appropriate practices and interventions deliver outcomes that are a priority for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people build the capacity, capability and leadership of Aboriginal and/or […]

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Spread Freedom

Date published:  24 October 2021 Intended audience:  General public The Australian Government has launched a new phase of the COVID-19 advertising campaign to encourage eligible Australians continue to come forward to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Spread Freedom campaign highlights how people can be more confident in experiencing more freedoms, more regularly, as higher levels […]

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ATAGI update following weekly COVID-19 meeting – 20 October 2021

Date published:  22 October 2021 Intended audience:  General public On Wednesday 20 October 2021 ATAGI reviewed the latest developments relating to COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccine safety. In addition, ATAGI continues to monitor COVID-19 epidemiology in Australia including current COVID-19 outbreaks involving the Delta variant, including in New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Victoria. ATAGI […]

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Hotspot lifted for the Rural City of Mildura, and extended for Greater Melbourne, for the purposes of Commonwealth support

Date published:  22 October 2021 Intended audience:  General public Hotspot details Yesterday, Professor Kelly lifted the Hotspot for the Rural City of Mildura for the purpose of Commonwealth support from 11:59 pm last night, 21 October 2021, to align with the Victorian government announcement that lockdown restrictions across the state ceased from midnight last night. The Australian […]

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BreastScreen Australia turns 30

Date published:  21 October 2021 Intended audience:  General public October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in Australian women, with 1 in 7 women diagnosed at some stage in their life. Since 1991 BreastScreen Australia and its dedicated staff have saved the lives of many women […]

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