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NSW eases border restrictions with Vic

The easing of coronavirus restrictions in regional Victoria has prompted the NSW government to relax travel orders on its border with the southern state.

Lack of flexible work keeps women at home

Australian women made redundant by COVID-19 are finding it tough to return to work due to a lack of flexibility from employers as they struggle to shoulder the burden of caring for family amid the pandemic.

AstraZeneca trial, illness link 'unlikely'

The adverse events that led to a pause in trials evaluating AstraZeneca Plc's COVID-19 vaccine candidate may not have been associated with the vaccine itself, according to a document outlining participant information that was posted online by the Oxford University.

NSW elective surgery waitlist blows out

The NSW government is being urged to boost the number of nurses to help tackle the elective surgery backlog after it was revealed the waitlist has blown out to more than 100,000.

Dreamworld reopens after COVID closure

Dreamworld has reopened to visitors as its parent company prepares to return to court over safety offences following the deaths of four tourists on the Thunder River Rapids Ride four years ago.