covid-19

Takeaway coffee allowed, but no wandering through Bunnings: here’s why Melbourne’s new business restrictions will reduce cases

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced sweeping changes to businesses across metropolitan Melbourne, including closure of retail stores and restrictions…

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Victoria’s child-care shutdown is a hard blow for working mothers

How do you occupy a child for long enough to get any work done? This will be the question confronting…

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State of disaster called as Melbourne moves to nightly curfew and stage 4 restrictions

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that metropolitan Melbourne will move to “stage 4” restrictions from 6pm Sunday, as new…

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723 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria could reflect more testing – but behaviour probably has something to do with it too

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

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It’s OK to be OK: how to stop feeling ‘survivor guilt’ during COVID-19

Everyone’s pandemic experience is unfolding differently. There’s no denying COVID-19 has been devastating for millions of people around the world.…

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We’re more likely to let our COVID-19 guard down around those we love most

When announcing a ban on people in six local government areas south-west of Melbourne hosting visitors in their homes, Victorian…

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