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.
On the 20th anniversary of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, the former foundation director reflects on its first-ever project.
The Premier said Melbourne's restrictions could be eased more than expected on Monday. But from an outbreak-management perspective, we should be careful of easing too soon.
Some children are not socially engaging with their peers in the way they did before the pandemic. It's understandable if parents are worried.
Yo-yoing lockdowns are costly and to be avoided if at all possible. Here is what we can do to dramatically improve testing and tracing.
Economics tells us that governments privatising services where quality counts is a bad idea.
Stamp duty reform is needed in times of crisis where for every day parts of Australia are in lockdown, billions of dollars are taken away from subsidies to the states, says a UNSW property expert.
Research suggests the coronavirus pandemic's greatest impact is due to people changing their behaviour voluntarily. So we may be overestimating the costs of government restrictions.
With COVID-19 spreading in Sydney's southwest, can New South Wales avoid a return to lockdown and a similar scenario to Victoria's second wave? The answer depends on whether there is community spread.
The best option is for infected people to be admitted to hospitals or other suitable health facilities. This will help prevent transmission within families.