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Innovation districts like Melbourne’s could help chart our course out of crisis

In the face of the global health and climate crises, we look at our cities both anxiously and hopefully. We deviate from our normal...

Victoria’s path out of COVID-19 lockdown – quick reference guides

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews and Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton on Sunday announced steps to slowly ease COVID-19 restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne and regional...

What is the COVID ‘bubble’ concept, and could it work in Australia?

The concept of a COVID-19 “germ bubble” refers to close contacts with whom we don’t practice mask use or keep physical distancing. In a...

340,000 Melburnians have little or no parkland within 5km of their home

Under the stage 4 restrictions enforced throughout metropolitan Melbourne, residents can exercise for one hour each day, within five kilometres of their home. While such...

Want to see a therapist but don’t know where to start? Here’s how to...

Last week, the Australian government announced it will provide ten extra Medicare-subsidised psychological therapy sessions for Australians in lockdown areas due to COVID-19. In such...

Two weeks of mandatory masks, but a record 725 new cases: why are Melbourne’s...

Melburnians have now been wearing mandatory face coverings in public for two weeks. Yet Premier Daniel Andrews yesterday announced another grim milestone in Victoria’s...

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