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Vaccinated NSW hotel worker catches COVID

The NSW chief health officer has warned the state's residents that COVID-19 vaccinations don't kick in for at least 12 days, with a vaccinated Sydney hotel quarantine worker coming down with the virus.

Murray Walker, the voice of F1, dies at 97

Murray Walker, the infectiously excitable television commentator who became the voice of Formula One for generations around the English-speaking world, has died at the age of 97.

NSW Police not sent rape claim dossier

NSW Police did not receive an extensive dossier sent to the Prime Minister detailing historic rape allegations against the Attorney-General before closing the case, Commissioner Mick Fuller has revealed.

WHO tries to quash AstraZeneca nervousness

The World Health Organisation has squarely endorsed AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine as Thailand joined a number of smaller European countries in suspending use of the shot because of sporadic reports of blood clots among recipients.

Plan sees Vic landmarks as vaccine centres

Melbourne's Royal Exhibition Building and the Convention and Exhibition Centre have been earmarked to play key roles in vaccinating thousands of Victorian emergency workers against COVID-19.