covid-19

New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern to declare climate emergency

In yet another historic move, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern is set to declare a nationwide climate emergency. It will…

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5 ways Australia can get ahead in attracting and retaining Chinese international students

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, about two in every five international students enrolled in Australian higher education institutions were from mainland…

2 days ago

Planning a road trip in a pandemic? 11 tips for before you leave, on the road and when you arrive

As restrictions ease around the country and the prospect of travel beckons, many of us will be planning road trips…

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Victoria may have eliminated COVID-19, but eradication is a distant dream

Today Victoria satisfied a common definition of elimination for COVID-19, recording its 28th consecutive day of zero new cases. While…

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When health workers came up against COVID it laid bare gaps in their training

COVID-19 turned 2020 on its head for all healthcare workers, particularly those at the front line of the pandemic response.…

3 days ago

Data from 45 countries show containing COVID vs saving the economy is a false dichotomy

There is no doubt the COVID-19 crisis has incurred widespread economic costs. There is understandable concern that stronger measures against…

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