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Angry Aussies slam rapid antigen test availability

Scott Morrison remains under pressure to make rapid antigen COVID-19 tests free as widespread shortages continue around the country.

Push for rapid antigen tests to play larger role in Australia

Pressure is mounting for rapid antigen tests to play a bigger role around Australia as lines and waiting times blow out at testing sites.

Calls to COVID test overseas arrivals at airport

A leading epidemiologist wants to see international arrivals in Australia tested for COVID-19 before they leave the airport.

Supermarkets to sell rapid antigen COVID-19 tests

Australians will be able to buy rapid antigen tests along with the rest of their groceries when they become available on supermarket shelves next week.

Home COVID-19 tests to begin from November

Australians will be able to self-test for coronavirus at home from November provided a series of hurdles are cleared.

COVID-19 testing protects community: Hunter doctor

When it comes to COVID-19, the message from Australian doctors is clear: get tested if you show any symptoms. Many of us may be thinking 'what’s the point?' However, Hunter General Practitioners Association...

Hazardous weather closes university and Tomaree COVID-19 testing clinics

Hazardous weather conditions across the region has forced two testing clinics within the Hunter New England Health District to close. The University of Newcastle COVID-19 Drive Through Clinic will be shut at...

Your guide to COVID testing for children under five

There are plenty of places to choose from when getting tested for COVID-19. But did you know, many of them don’t cater for children under five-years-old? All hospitals across the Hunter New England Health...