The Victorian government has assumed control of three aged care facilities in Melbourne's west to stem growing COVID-19 outbreaks.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has insisted aged care failures will be addressed as the federal government comes under immense pressure over deadly coronavirus outbreaks.
A care provider in South Australia "is gone" after being shut down by authorities over the death of cerebral palsy sufferer Ann Marie Smith, Premier Steven Marshall says.
NSW has recorded its first COVID-19 death in more than 10 days after an elderly Sydney woman linked to the Our Lady of Lebanon Church cluster died.
Victoria will embark on a testing blitz to combat a worrying trend of new coronavirus cases in regional cities and avoid a potential move to stage four lockdown.
South Australia has imposed tighter restrictions across the aged care sector to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak among vulnerable residents.
Dozens of people affected by the Christchurch mosque shootings have returned to New Zealand ahead of this month's sentencing.
Doctors are urging the Morrison government to extend Medicare-subsidised telehealth services as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
More than 9500 aged care and disability support workers will be back-paid $3.3 million after one of NSW's biggest providers admitted underpaying them over seven years.
Indigenous, poor and disabled children are much more likely to be overweight or obese than the broader population.