school of population health

travellers arriving at airport

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.

aboriginal football players stand with their arms around each others shoulders

Physical activity and sport are important in Indigenous cultures. How can barriers to participation be removed?

protesters hold signs opposing compulsory vaccination for nurses

The vast majority of health workers accept COVID vaccinations, but we need to ensure the concerns of the minority are heard.

sign on restaurant window stipulating people have to show proof of vaccination

If staff enforce the rules, they risk harassment and lost tips. But if they overlook unsafe behaviour, they risk further COVID transmission.

a womans arm with a band-aid where she has been vaccinated.

Do you actually need compulsory vaccination at your workplace? And if you do, as a last resort, how do you make mandates fair?

masked man waits for the light rail in sydney

In Hong Kong, SARS created a new social norm, where people accepted mask use as part of their 'civic responsibility'.

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The glossary will be translated into 31 languages.

Medical worker at Covid-19 Vaccination clinic

Our new research found gaps in COVID information available to culturally and linguistically diverse communities. But there are ways we can improve — because community ownership is crucial.

Unmarked bottles of vaccines and a syringe

The best approach for protecting everyone’s health will require us to provide different vaccines to different people according to need and availability.

A healthcare worker wearing PPE prepares an injection

Australia's expedited plan to start dishing out COVID jabs in mid-late February will call for NASA-like logistical organisation. And ideally, no more clusters of infections to distract frontline workers.

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