coronavirus

Remote Australian community

Rapid testing for COVID-19 will deliver results on the spot for thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

In the case of a two-fold crisis of public health and economics, it could well be proven that the shield is more effective than the stimulus.

If the 1991 recession is the ‘recession we had to have’ then 2020 is the economic slowdown we had to engineer.

Covid-19

A world-first Australian study could help determine which existing treatments are protective against COVID-19.

Between long shifts and not being able to move the car every two hours (if parked in timed zones), many health practitioners have received fines or warnings for parking on a vacant plot of land.

A UNSW entrepreneur is appealing to the goodness of the community by making free parking available to healthcare practitioners.

Desk in the home office

The office we return to will be quite different to the one we left.

Government stimulus package

The Australian federal Government has announced multiple billion dollar stimulus packages as well as quantitative easing. But where is all this money coming from and who is going to pay for it?

Ebola warning

No continent is more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. The most vulnerable people pay the highest price, and this time Africa will struggle to get help as other nations fight their own battles.

housing in sydney

For the first time in decades, the property market no longer seems like a 'safe' investment  

asthma inhaler

We don't yet know if people with asthma are more susceptible to serious outcomes if they get COVID-19. But there's plenty asthmatics can do to minimise the impact of any viral infection.

game theory

There are claims our social-distancing measures are too extreme. Good economists disagree.

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