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Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly’s interview on ABC News Breakfast on 29 December 2022.

Read the transcript of Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly’s interview on ABC News Breakfast on COVID-19.

Protecting Older Australians: COVID-19 Newsletter 14 December 2022

What’s new: 2023 COVID-19 Guidance and Supports for Aged Care, Access to the National Medical Stockpile - PPE and RATs and more.

Protecting Older Australians: COVID-19 Newsletter 5 December 2022

What’s new: Recording of COVID-19 aged care update webinar, Festive season resources for providers and more.

Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly's interview on Sunrise on 20 July 2022

Read the transcript of Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly's interview with Sunrise on 20 July 2022

COVID-19 update from the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly

A statement by Australia's Chief Medical Officer, Professor Paul Kelly regarding the increase in cases of the new BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of the COVID-19 Omicron strain.

Top 3 questions – Living with COVID-19 in winter with Professor Alison McMillan

Hear from Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Professor Alison McMillan. In this video she discusses if you can avoid getting COVID-19, how to prepare for it if you’re immunocompromised, and caring for someone with a disability or dementia.

COVID-19 oral treatment eligibility expanded from 11 July 2022

From 11 July 2022, more Australians at higher risk of developing severe COVID-19 will be able to access oral antiviral treatments following new recommendations from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee.

AHPPC statement on COVID-19 winter update and ongoing health protection measures to support our community

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic situation, drawing upon international and local evidence.

Protecting Older Australians – COVID-19 update 24 June 2022

In this edition: Extension of Australian Defence Force support for residential aged care and information on COVID-19 Aged Care Support grants.

AHPPC Statement on the Removal of Mask Mandates in Airports

The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) has reviewed the current COVID-19 situation in Australia and revised the need for mandated mask wearing in certain settings.
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