coronavirus

renting

Representatives of tenants and agents agree that leaving individuals to try to sort out rent reductions has created a mess. It calls for government to step in to look after both renters and landlords.

surgery room

Last month, Australia announced a pause on all elective surgeries. This could have mixed effects now and in the longer term.

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

Tim Harcourt, JW Nevile Fellow in Economics at UNSW Business School, shares key learnings that will help the Australian economy recover from the coronavirus outbreak.

healthcare workers in masks

Biosecurity expert Raina MacIntyre says healthcare workers are concerned about dwindling supplies of personal protective equipment, and need to be aware of existing evidence to make an informed choice.

Mother comforting her child

COVID-19 restrictions are complicating shared parenting arrangements.

Artist impression of COVID-19

UNSW has a wide range of experts available for comment on the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic.

workers in hard hats in a factory

A UNSW Economics expert examines flaws in the JobKeeper scheme and explains what should be done.

Ruby Princess

Australia has a duty to provide urgent medical care to the crews under a maritime convention, but it must weigh the threat to Australians if it allows the ships to dock, too.

coronavirus quarantine

Australia has not contained the coronavirus epidemic as well as it could have, given the tools at its disposal.

health information

COVID-19 presents a social as well as a medical crisis, and we will need many different kinds of expertise to survive it.

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