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Magpies face bleak future as heat rises with climate change

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The sound of magpies warbling in the morning is synonymous with life in Australia, but Perth researchers are predicting a bleak future for the beloved species. Research conducted by associate professor Amanda Ridley and her team at the University of Western Australia has found that very hot weather is affecting the

‘It’s almost like grooming’: How anti-vaxxers, conspiracy theorists and the far-right came together over COVID

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SCENES OF PROTESTORS clad in hi-viz jackets and shouting anti-vaccination slogans have dominated the news recently. As ABC News reported: “Some of those gathered held a banner reading ‘freedo’, while others sang the national anthem and chanted ‘f*** the jab’.” Some attacked union offices, drawing criticism from officials such as Australian Council of Trade

Looking for your COVID vaccine record?

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Here’s where you’ll find it and what else you’ll see WE'RE TALKING ABOUT vaccines more than ever in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, debating the benefits of one manufacturer over another and sharing post-jab selfies, but do you know what else you’re vaccinated against? Most of us wouldn’t have had a

Australia’s COVID-19 Delta outbreak is pushing healthcare workers to the limit. These are their stories…

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April* is one of thousands.  A “hidden face of the pandemic”, she calls it. One of a small army working around the clock across Australia to ensure the COVID-19 healthcare cogs keep rolling.  April is a hospital pathologist, one of the healthcare workers ensuring COVID-19 tests are collected and assessed — a critical role in Australia’s ongoing protection against COVID-19. IMAGE: Laboratory

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