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Australia buys 25 million Moderna vaccine doses, negotiates onshore manufacturing

Australia buys 25 million Moderna vaccine doses, negotiates onshore manufacturing

Moderna has struck an agreement with the Morrison government to supply 10 million doses this year and 15 million booster shots in 2022. 

  • by Bevan Shields

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Boosting mental health workforce is key with budget funding just the start

Boosting mental health workforce is key with budget funding just the start

Tuesday’s budget had a $2.3 billion investment in mental health, but experts want to see more focus on the workforce.

  • by Rachel Clun and Nick Bonyhady
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Inquiry into PM’s office about Higgins’ rape claim resumes

Inquiry into PM’s office about Higgins’ rape claim resumes

Prime Minister Scott Morrison confirmed on Wednesday night that an inquiry into who in his office knew what about Brittany Higgins’ rape allegations has resumed.

  • by Latika Bourke
Albanese’s pitch to build the businesses and jobs of tomorrow

Albanese’s pitch to build the businesses and jobs of tomorrow

Anthony Albanese will position himself as a leader for the future by promising a Labor government would tap into the energy and ideas of young Australians to accelerate the creation of new businesses and jobs.

  • by Rob Harris
Step out of the COVID bunker: Scientists say Australians should embrace more risk

Step out of the COVID bunker: Scientists say Australians should embrace more risk

Leading scientists say Australians should embrace a different approach to risk from the coronavirus as millions of people sign up for vaccines.

  • by David Crowe