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Why prisons in Victoria are locked up and locked down

This week revealed cases of coronavirus infection in a Victorian prison guard and a prisoner in quarantine on remand. Now six Victorian prisons are...

Border closures, identity and political tensions: how Australia’s past pandemics shape our COVID-19 response

Tensions over border closures are in the news again, now states are gradually lifting travel restrictions to all except Victorians. Prime Minister Scott Morrison says...
By persisting with COVIDSafe, Australia risks missing out on globally trusted contact tracing

By persisting with COVIDSafe, Australia risks missing out on globally trusted contact tracing

Australia has ruled out abandoning the government’s COVIDSafe contact tracing app in favour of the rival “Gapple” model developed by Google and Apple, which...
The next once-a-century pandemic is coming sooner than you think – but COVID-19 can help us get ready

The next once-a-century pandemic is coming sooner than you think – but COVID-19 can...

COVID-19 is being referred to as a “once in a century event” – but the next pandemic is likely to hit sooner than you...
How to stay safe in restaurants and cafes

How to stay safe in restaurants and cafes

Now we have fewer cases of COVID-19, and restrictions are lifting, many of us are thinking of rejuvenating our social lives by heading to...

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