It's been another huge week for COVID-19 news especially in the Easter States as many across NSW and Victoria sit through another lockdown. Luckily the Paralympics are on for entertainment with Aussies strong contenders in a variety of sports.
There's been a call for the Federal Government to fund extended GP hours for those administering the COVID-19 vaccine. The call came after Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt's announcements about a compensation scheme on Saturday.
Paramedics in NSW are feeling the heat, likening the demand to the "busiest New Year's Eve". Paramedics are the latest sector of the NSW Health System to come out saying they are struggling under the load of COVID cases.
In other news, Supercars are considering a move to December for the Bathurst 1000. It's currently been slated for November 4 to 7 after being rescheduled from its usual October timeslot. But the Supercars chief executive said the team is now considering a December date.
Afghan athletes have arrived at the Tokyo Paralympics. Two athletes have been safely evacuated from Kabul to participate in the Games. Welcome news after the pair were expecting to miss the event following the Taliban returned to power in their native country.
Australia could be in with a chance of three Paralympics Gold Medals in the table tennis. See what to watch here.