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Hospitalisations may be worse than thought

New evidence about the virulence of the Delta strain of COVID-19 may mean unvaccinated people will be hospitalised at twice the rate previously predicted, says a trusted public health expert.

Qld govt slams footy tickets backflip

Queensland's health minister has called out the Therapeutic Goods Adminsitration's backflip on awarding finals tickets to NRL fans getting vaccinated before this weekend as "bureaucracy gone mad".

Visas granted for Biloela family members

Members of a Tamil family in a high-profile battle to remain in Australia have been granted 12-month bridging visas, allowing them to remain in the country.

Bronco fined $1000 over driving charge

NRL player and Brisbane Bronco TC Robati has been fined $1000 following a guilty plea to a dangerous driving charge after causing a car to swerve while in the passenger seat.

Vic escapes record quake with minor damage

Victoria has been rocked by the largest earthquake in its recorded history, but authorities say the state was lucky to escape with no reported injuries and only minor damage.

Bronco Robati charged over car swerve

Brisbane Broncos NRL player TC Robati is set to face court after being charged with dangerous driving for allegedly causing a car to swerve.

Volkanovski ready for UFC title challenge

He may have been floored by COVID-19 but Australian UFC star Alex Volkanovski says Brian Ortega is no chance to taking him down in their UFC featherweight title this Sunday.

Japanese twins, 107, are world's oldest

Two Japanese sisters have been certified by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living identical twins, aged 107 years and 330 days, the organisation says.