The problem with the plan to relax restrictions at 70 per cent and 80 per cent vaccination rates is it’s based on modelling that’s now obsolete.
Becoming socially withdrawn or acting out are signs your child may be distressed.
Australia faces economic problems down the road if three big, structural reform areas – housing affordability, the tax mix, and decarbonisation – are not addressed.
Media coverage misses the nuances of the chief health officer roles. This is what we found when we spoke to them.
One study suggests getting vaccinated halves the risk of developing long COVID.
An 80% adult vaccination rate corresponds to 64% of the overall population, leaving plenty of people susceptible to the virus if restrictions ease too quickly.
Governments are spending at unprecedented levels. Where does this money come from, and are governments saddling young people with too much debt?
Home quarantine apps face serious privacy, security and bias issues. Home detention ankle tags might be a better option.
State police have accessed QR code check-in data on at least six occasions, for investigations unrelated to the pandemic.
The NSW plan doesn’t measure up against international best practice. And Victoria doesn’t seem to be following a child-centred approach, either.