Cassandra Morgan, The Sydney Morning Herald

Cassandra Morgan

The Sydney Morning Herald

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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Recent:
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
Past:
  • Brisbane Times
  • Newcastle Herald
  • Canberra Times
  • Illawarra Mercury
  • The Advocate

Recent articles by Cassandra:

‘Out of proportion’: Small businesses hit as COVID test wait times blow out

This should be a busy trade period for retailers, but staff shortages due to the coronavirus is forcing them to shut their doors. → Read More

Three children fight for life as details emerge about Tasmanian jumping castle tragedy

Immediate family members have kept watch by the children’s bedside since the tragedy occurred at Devonport’s Hillcrest Primary School on Thursday. → Read More

Former Carlton President John Elliott dies

Former Carlton President John Elliott has passed away, aged 79. → Read More

Concern over mystery cases in suburbs surrounding illegal party

Health authorities are concerned about new, unlinked cases emerging in the suburbs surrounding Caulfield North, where a prohibited engagement party was held last week. → Read More

Post-quarantine COVID testing to be discussed at national cabinet

State and territory leaders will also look at banning the practice of allowing low-risk people to quarantine near high-risk international travellers. → Read More

Dr Norman Swan on his new book, wellness 'bullshit', crises and Covid

Norman Swan's new book is being marketed as the "ultimate health guide from Australia's most trusted doctor", but the broadcaster and physician doesn't want to be seen as an "oracle", he tells CASSANDRA MORGAN → Read More

New Covid vaccine hub pushed back as ACT contends with supply

The launch of Canberra's next Covid vaccination hub will be pushed back a few days. → Read More

Canberra pharmacists want involvement in Covid vaccine rollout

National cabinet decided in April that states and territories could elect to have their pharmacies involved in the rollout, but only if they were in remote or rural areas. → Read More

Researchers calling for participants in study on falling pregnant

There's ample evidence to show that men's and women's health prior to conception are of equal importance when it comes to the health of their future children. → Read More

Coronavirus: Aged care homes could be in the dark on staff vaccine numbers

It is not mandatory for aged care homes to record how many of their workers have had a Covid vaccination. → Read More

Canberra's Covid vaccine booking system confusing people

An announcement is expected in the next couple of days about when people aged 40 to 49 will be eligible for the vaccine in the ACT. → Read More

Canberra Health Services chief executive Bernadette McDonald resigns

Bernadette McDonald started as Canberra Health Services chief executive in October 2018. → Read More

Letter alleges 'toxic culture' at Clare Holland House

The ACT Health Minister's office has received the letter, as has management at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce and the nurses' union. → Read More

Coronavirus: ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr refuses to weigh in on international border closure debate

It came after the NSW Treasurer pushed for vaccine targets to be linked to Australia's reopening. → Read More

Canberra's hard of hearing community calls for venues to do better

Frieda Schimmelpfennig says large spaces with hard surfaces and glass windows might look "spiffy", but they're disastrous acoustically. → Read More

New ANU recording studio free for First Nations musicians

The recording studio, named "Yil Lull", will be open for business from Monday. → Read More

Disability care Covid vaccine rollout begins in earnest in the ACT

After weeks of waiting with little information, disability care residents are finally starting to get COVID-19 vaccinations in the ACT. → Read More

Special moment for Canberra family as Zac Minty, 10, does coin toss for Carlton game

Zac Minty's mother says the 10-year-old was "pretty relaxed about the whole thing", but that's just in his nature. → Read More

Plans revealed for long-awaited Canberra Hospital expansion project

The project was a major election announcement in 2016 when the Labor government pledged it would be open by 2022. → Read More

ACT coronavirus vaccine rollout receives boost

The launch of the ACT government's My Digital Health Record portal coincided with the expansion of the territory's vaccine rollout on Monday. → Read More