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A furious mother whose son is facing deportation from Australia because he has a chronic illness has shared fears her family will be “torn apart”.
Aussie family ‘torn apart’ over $1.8m bill as two-year-old faces deportation
A furious mother whose son is facing deportation from Australia because he has a chronic illness has shared fears her family will be “torn apart”.
Outrage has been sparked after a rodent was pictured running through a busy hospital.
‘Disgusting’ discovery at major hospital
Outrage has been sparked after a rodent was pictured running through a busy hospital.
Uber Eats customers have been issued a warning about a potential scam circulating on WhatsApp.
Uber Eats customers issued warning
Uber Eats customers have been issued a warning about a potential scam circulating on WhatsApp.
The father of a young girl who died after waiting hours to be seen at Perth Children’s Hospital will be running against West Australian Health Minister Amber-Jade Sanderson at the next state election.
Dad runs for politics after daughter’s death
The father of a young girl who died after waiting hours to be seen at Perth Children’s Hospital will be running against West Australian Health Minister Amber-Jade Sanderson at the next state election.
A dangerous new drug 10 times more potent than the ultra-deadly fentanyl has hit the streets of a major Australian city and health authorities are sounding the alarm bells as overdoses rise.
Urgent warning as deadly new drug arrives
A dangerous new drug 10 times more potent than the ultra-deadly fentanyl has hit the streets of a major Australian city and health authorities are sounding the alarm bells as overdoses rise.
When Nicola Cowlard thinks about her father, the image conjured up in her mind is crafted purely from how others have described him.
How this father’s suicide exposes Australia’s national shame
When Nicola Cowlard thinks about her father, the image conjured up in her mind is crafted purely from how others have described him.
a woman wearing a gray shawl looking out the window with her hands on her hips
One thing vulnerable Aussies can’t do
Hundreds of Aussie households are struggling to heat their homes this winter as new research reveals 70 per cent of Australians are using their heater less in an attempt to keep their energy bills down.
Twelve-year-old Ruby Payne has been given a second chance at the childhood she almost lost, thanks to a life-changing double lung transplant.
From ‘normal kid’ to needing a double lung transplant
Twelve-year-old Ruby Payne has been given a second chance at the childhood she almost lost, thanks to a life-changing double lung transplant.
Welcome to the world of beauty dupes where copycat products imitating high-end brands have garnered global cult followings in the tens of millions thanks to influencers on social media singing their praises.
Inside the world of beauty dupes
Welcome to the world of beauty dupes where copycat products imitating high-end brands have garnered global cult followings in the tens of millions thanks to influencers on social media singing their praises.
Doctors around Australia are sounding the alarm as common winter viruses like influenza appear to be growing more potent, leaving some people bedridden for weeks.
Warning as Aussies ‘bedridden for weeks’
Doctors around Australia are sounding the alarm as common winter viruses like influenza appear to be growing more potent, leaving some people bedridden for weeks.
Living with a rare disease is akin to wandering through an uncharted labyrinth.
‘I was trapped’: My rare disease
Living with a rare disease is akin to wandering through an uncharted labyrinth.
a woman holding a baby in her arms
Mum with disabled son told to pitch tent
An Adelaide mother with a severely disabled son has received advice from the public service to “manifest a house” and been given pointers on where to pitch a tent as the woman is forced to leave her rental.
a woman wearing a face mask while walking down the street
‘Walking pneumonia’: Mycoplasma infections on the rise bringing cough that lasts ‘weeks or months’
If it seems like everyone is sick at the moment, it’s not your imagination.
a woman wearing a face mask and hat
Major health warning for parents
This flu season is shaping up to be “as severe a season as ever” as health officials worry school holidays will be the tipping point for millions of Aussies.
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Social media age barrier dismissed as ‘superficial’, dangerous
Child safety experts have thrown down the gauntlet to the federal government to not create a “superficial” social media age limit but do “the really hard stuff” and regulate the tech companies.