A federal government decision not to renew $1 billion in research funding has put more pressure on South Australia’s embattled higher education industry as the sector braces for a budget cut of nearly 10 per cent over the next four years.
A South Australian immunologist has won a $3 million grant to help develop a new locally-produced COVID-19 vaccine which aims to guard against variants of the disease and may only require one jab.
A biotech firm says it can start manufacturing advanced mRNA COVID-19 vaccines at a Thebarton facility “within 12 months” with federal government funding, as Commonwealth health authorities negotiate on the proposal.
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The power to approve demolition of state heritage-listed buildings would be stripped from ministers and main planning bodies and handed to parliament to decide, under proposed amendments prompted by the fight to save the Urrbrae Gatehouse.
SA Health says it doesn’t know how many people have been affected by a computer glitch that has been duplicating drug prescription dosages, with the “root cause” of the software error yet to be confirmed.