lockdown

Crowds at Coogee after lockdwon

After months of being in lockdown, it’s very normal to feel overwhelmed when reconnecting with society.

child alone during lockdown

Becoming socially withdrawn or acting out are signs your child may be distressed. 

Dr Mandy Hagstrom

Dr Mandy Hagstrom, an exercise physiologist at the School of Medical Sciences, UNSW takes you through five exercises you can do at home without needing any gym equipment.

Woman looking depressed

A UNSW expert on post-traumatic stress and anxiety explains why this year’s lockdown is affecting everyone – and especially vulnerable groups – differently.

Woman working in front of computer

Studies show the way we remember and process information is greatly affected when we are in isolation.

Woman who recently underwent cancer treatment wearing a headscarf

The findings come as welcome news as NSW lockdowns continue – but future cancer treatment patterns will depend on how current infection rates develop.

protest

The nice way to describe a new study suggesting lockdowns haven't saved lives is that it’s 'brave'.

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From the things you choose to focus on, to the support you seek from others, to the way you look after your physical health — these coping strategies could help you through Melbourne's latest lockdown.

Person being anxious in a crowd

It's helpful to remember you're in an unusual situation with no perfect map of how to cope, or a 'right' or 'wrong' way to get through it.

Flinders Street Station in Melbourne

A previous version of Melbourne's COVID roadmap flagged an exclusive bubble between two households. The new plan allows residents to have two adult visitors per day, which is far riskier.

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