In the media
Australian experts respond to Pfizer vaccine
Pfizer and BioNTech have issued a press release, announcing that their vaccine candidate is more than 90 per cent effective in preventing COVID-19 (12 November 2020). More...
Assistant Ministers to further boost Queensland's
Assistant Ministers will strengthen Queensland's ongoing recovery and growth following the COVID-19 pandemic, with a particular focus on the Palaszczuk Government's fresh priorities for the next term. COVID Economic Recovery, Health Infrastructure, Hydrogen, Renewable Energy and local Train Manufacturing are among the important areas of focus for the assistant ministry (12 November 2020). More...
Allergy alert: La Nina to fuel Brisbane's grass
QUT's Allergy Research Group has resumed monitoring and forecasting for Brisbane's grass pollen season, with recent rainfall likely to bring an early spike in pollen levels and an intense season ahead predicted due to the La Nina weather pattern (12 November 2020). More...
Faster and more precise radiotherapy treatment at
Brisbane hospital an Australian first
A state of the art radiation therapy machine now in operation at Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital will speed up treatments for a range of cancers and minimise long-term side effects for hundreds of patients a year, experts say (10 November 2020). More...
Queensland doctors call for active role in new health
Queensland doctors are urging the Palaszczuk Government to involve frontline clinicians in the introduction of its election health promises to ensure well-intentioned policies deliver practical improvements to patient care (09 November 2020). More...
Practice and Regulation
Proposed enhancements to adverse event reporting for
The reforms will continue to improve the safety, performance, and quality of medical devices in Australia and improve health outcomes for patients who require medical devices. Closes on 18 November 2020. More...
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