RACGP releases COVID-19 antivirals resource

RACGP releases COVID-19 antivirals resource

Royal Australian College of GPs The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has released a new resource to help GPs assess eligibility for COVID-19 antiviral treatments. The “prescribing workflow” guidelines provide information for GPs on carrying out assessments so that patients can have quick access to the potentially lifesaving treatments if they subsequently test positive to […]

RACGP welcomes children vaccine announcement

RACGP welcomes children vaccine announcement

Royal Australian College of GPs The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has welcomed the federal Government’s decision to make a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine available to young Australian children. From 5 September, certain at-risk children aged 6 months to under 5 years at higher risk of developing severe illness from the virus will be […]

Free e-bike offer gets Green Square residents rolling

Free e-bike offer gets Green Square residents rolling

City of Sydney The City of Sydney is collaborating with Transport for NSW and four providers to give residents in and around Green Square the opportunity to try an e-bike for free under a new active transport initiative. Up to 160 residents will be eligible for a four-week take-home trial of the bikes. Lord Mayor […]

NSW government extends employment support program for refugees

NSW government extends employment support program for refugees

Refugees and people seeking asylum living in NSW will continue to have access to pathways to secure, long-term employment thanks to the extension of the Refugee Employment Support Program (RESP) delivered by Settlement Services International (SSI) and partners. The Hon. Alister Henskens, NSW Minister for Skills and Training, and Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology, announced […]

Australia for UNHCR welcomes new CEO

Australia for UNHCR welcomes new CEO

Australia for UNHCR’s new Chief Executive Officer Trudi Mitchell says her focus will be on working with her team and the UN Refugee Agency globally to help more people than ever reach safety, amid record displacement worldwide. Ms Mitchell today officially takes over the leadership of Australia for UNHCR, which raises funds and awareness for […]