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723 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria could reflect more testing – but behaviour probably...

Victoria has today achieved another grim record, with 723 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths. This is more than double the 295 cases recorded...

Vital Signs: the COVID-19 crisis in aged care shows elimination is the only effective...

As Victoria struggles to get its hotel-quarantine-debacle-driven COVID-19 outbreak under control, there has been renewed focus on the plight of those in aged-care facilities. The...

Social housing, aged care and Black Americans: how coronavirus affects already disadvantaged groups

While it’s true anyone is at risk of catching and becoming ill with COVID-19, it’s becoming increasingly clear this virus discriminates. From early in the...

4 steps to avert a full-blown coronavirus disaster in Victoria’s aged care homes

As of July 22, the total number of COVID-19 infections nationally was 12,896, with 128 deaths. This figure includes 43 aged-care residents. In Victoria, at...

Australians want more funding for higher-quality aged care — and most are willing to...

It’s often said the true measure of any society is how well it treats its most vulnerable members. By this measure, Australia is falling...

Renovations as stimulus? Home modifications can do so much more to transform people’s lives

The stated purpose of the Morrison government’s HomeBuilder program is to stimulate the economy and create construction jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our research...

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