coronavirus

coronavirus testing

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.

Centrelink

Australia's unemployment benefits are now middle of the pack, but the package treats two-income couples badly.

man in a maze

When this feeling dawned on me years ago on one of many early morning drives to Canberra during my PhD, it was almost crippling.

Accurate and timely data is critical to properly understand the impacts of COVID-19

Epidemiologist and data scientist Dr Kalinda Griffiths says “data is power” for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities facing the threat of coronavirus.

Volatility in stock markets has increased dramatically thanks to the fear being whipped up around COVID-19.

Volatility in stock markets has increased dramatically thanks to the fear around COVID-19. Investors should therefore consider these three questions to get a better grip of the situation, says a UNSW expert.

Flatten the curve

Public health interventions can do more than just flatten the COVID-19 curve, UNSW epidemiological modelling shows.

eviction notice

Housing is our first line of defence against coronavirus, so leaving someone homeless increases the risk for everyone. Australia should follow other countries in imposing a moratorium on evictions.

JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt, UNSW Business School.

With countries around the world closing their borders in response to the coronavirus outbreak, JW Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from UNSW Business School, addresses the impact of COVID-19 on globalisation.

Kindness shines through

Generosity and building communities while staying physically distant can counter the negativity of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Young girl looking at phone

When there is heightened anxiety around us, how do we talk to our youngest generation about it? Dr Ariana Krynen from UNSW Science gives her top tips on talking to children about crisis.

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