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Unvaccinated teen sparks new COVID scare on the Gold Coast
Queensland and NSW authorities are working to trace the contacts of a 17-year-old Gold Coast boy who tested positive to COVID-19 after presenting at a hospital with a headache. The teenager was a close contact of someone from NSW who visited relatives...

ABC boss defends decision to pay Louise Milligan's $200000 defamation costs
The ABC agreed to pay reporter Louise Milligan's personal legal costs of almost $200,000 after she was sued by federal MP Andrew Laming over a series of tweets because it feared further financial exposure and believed an apology would not settle the...

Fearful of losing their homelands, islands are taking Australia to court over climate
The case will argue the Australian government must cut emissions by 74% by 2030 (from 2005 levels) in order to save the Torres Strait Islands from sea level incursion, erosion, storm surge damage, and inhabitability.

Rapid antigen tests to be available at supermarkets from next week
The supermarket intends to sell the Chinese-manufactured Hough Pharma COVID Antigen Nasal Test, one of eight rapid antigen tests approved by the medicines' regulator for at-home use in Australia, a spokesperson confirmed.

Million Dollar Vax

The Million Dollar Vax has been created by the Million Dollar Vax Alliance - a group of philanthropists and corporations with the aim to increase Australian COVID-19 vaccination rates above 80% nationally as quickly as possible in a safe manner.

Entry into the Million Dollar Vax is eligible for any Australian resident aged 18 or over who receives at least one COVID-19 vaccination shot on or before October 31, 2021. To be eligible to receive prizes, entrants must be fully vaccinated by December 13.

The total Million Dollar Vax prize pool is $4.1M. This includes:

* 100 x $1,000 gift cards drawn daily throughout October (total 3,100 $1,000 gift cards).

* 1 x $1,000,000 cash prize drawn at the end of the promotion (on 5 November).

Entry data is only used to run the promotion and afterwards may be used to invite entries to participate in research into the effectiveness of public health campaigns.

Entries into the Million Dollar Vax can be made at www.milliondollarvax.com.

Events

16 Nov 2021;
12:00AM
Wynnum Fringe