In the end, the best protection is mass vaccination and ensuring as many people as possible are fully vaccinated as quickly as possible.
Professor Raina MacIntyre examines National Cabinet's review into contact tracing.
A few simple pointers can help you spot a quality mask from a dud.
The more layers the better is the advice when it comes to using a home-made mask to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Experts are currently debating whether Australia should pursue its current suppression strategy, or switch to an elimination strategy instead. But how different are the two?
As Melbourne returns to lockdown, the evidence suggests routine mask-wearing - as seen in many countries but not so far in Australia - could be a valuable tool to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Test, trace, maintain social distance, and keep travel bans and quarantines in place. These measures will help Australia keep the coronavirus in check as we gradually emerge from lockdown hibernation.
Australia has not contained the coronavirus epidemic as well as it could have, given the tools at its disposal.
The federal government has expanded the testing criteria beyond just returned travellers and those in contact with an infected person. But the new guidelines don't go far enough.
Getting vaccinated against the flu, washing your hands and social distancing are three ways you can help reduce the impact of both the flu and coronavirus.