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Hundreds may have been exposed to case

Hundreds of people passed through a Melbourne Sikh temple during a two-hour window on New Year’s Day when a COVID-19 positive case visited. Victorian health authorities on Tuesday urged anyone who visited the Keysborough temple at 198 Perry Road between 3pm and 5pm on January 1 to get tested immediately and quarantine for 14 days.… Read More »

Hundreds of Health Department jobs axed prior to COVID-19 crisis

The federal department responsible for leading the national response to the COVID-19 crisis has been one of the hardest hit by job cuts, official figures reveal. Figures from the Australian Public Service show the Health Department’s staffing fell by 333 in 2019, the third consecutive year its workforce has decreased. The department said it shed… Read More »