One thousand GPs to boost Australian vaccination rollout

Australia is lagging behind in the coronavirus vaccination race, a health expert has warned, as the Federal Government announced new measures to boost coverage. From Monday, more than 1000 general practices will join the COVID-19 vaccination program and online bookings are now open for eligible Australians. Strategic health consultant Professor …

More than 100,000 Australians have received their first dose

Australia has vaccinated 100,000 people a few weeks into the vaccination roll out, as more than half a million doses of both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines have arrived in Australia. Speaking at the Therapeutic Goods Administration headquarters on Wednesday morning, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 149,000 doses of Pfizer …

First COVID-19 vaccinations in Australia

From Monday 22 February 2021, COVID-19 vaccinations will begin in Australia. The Prime Minister, the Chief Medical Officer, and the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, officially launched Australia’s vaccination program on 21 February 2021. The first people to receive the vaccines will be priority groups who are at a higher risk …

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved in Australia

The TGA has provisionally approved the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australia. (TGA: Therapeutic Goods Administration) The first priority groups in Australia will start receiving a vaccine in February. This registration means Pfizer’s vaccine has met the TGA’s rigorous standards for safety, quality and efficacy, and will be provided for free …

Are you experiencing family and domestic violence?

What is family and domestic violence? Family and domestic violence is not acceptable under any circumstances. Family and domestic violence is any conduct that makes you fear for your or your family’s safety and wellbeing. Physical violence includes any violent behaviour that is directed at you, your family, pets or …

Latest update to Coronavirus Measures – Australia

LATEST NEWS: Updated 21 March 2020 The Prime Minister, state and territory Premiers and Chief Ministers met today (20 March 2020) for the National Cabinet and agreed to further actions to protect the Australian community from the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Chief Medical Officer provided the latest advice on …

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions – Australia

LATEST NEWS: Updated 20 March 2020 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that Australia is closing its borders to all non-citizens and non-residents. “The entry ban takes effect from 9pm AEDT Friday, 20 March 2020, with exemptions only for Australian citizens, permanent residents and their immediate family, including spouses, legal …

Bupa Medical Visa Services – Corona Virus Update

BUPA has the following message on its online booking site Important message from Bupa Medical Visa Services In light of the current COVID-19 situation and to ensure we can meet Australian Government guidelines, we are currently not taking new bookings and are rescheduling some existing bookings. New bookings will become …