Many countries are winding back COVID-19 restrictions, but governments should be continuing to promote the importance of voluntary mask use and catching up outdoors.
If what you’re reading seems too good to be true, it probably is.
It’s no secret Australia’s vaccine rollout had a rocky start… but now, 18 months later, our vaccination rate is amongst the highest in the world.
But our impressive 80 per cent+ coverage doesn't tell the full story...
Emotive claims, like COVID vaccination being unethical or coercive, are more likely to be shared on social media. But we can fight back.
As we begin to emerge from restrictions, there are many things the federal government could do to improve the conditions for those stranded, and speed up their return home.
It isn’t mandatory to be vaccinated and some regard it as a private matter. So what is the best way to way to ask someone their vaccination status?
The vast majority of health workers accept COVID vaccinations, but we need to ensure the concerns of the minority are heard.
If staff enforce the rules, they risk harassment and lost tips. But if they overlook unsafe behaviour, they risk further COVID transmission.
Information may be changing as quickly as the COVID-19 virus mutates, but being open and transparent about it fosters trust and social cohesion.
Most kids will be unvaccinated if schools in the two largest states re-open in term 4. There may still be community transmission, but there are measures we can take to shield kids from the virus.