Opinion

drone above city

While 'good drones' have been valuable in this pandemic, using drones to embed new systems of surveillance could be a dangerous and slippery slope.

Women workers on the front-line are assets to our healthcare system. Image: Shutterstock.

The National Cabinet must protect women’s human rights in their response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Parliament House in Canberra

The coronavirus emergency is a brutal reminder that we pay a price for deregulating society in pursuit of profit.

health app

As scientists frantically try to find drugs to slow COVID-19's spread, citizen science offers an opportunity for all of us to get involved.

Empty super market shelves

Other stakeholders need a seat at this table to decide matters of social equity and competitive significance.

wheelchair scooters

The government has made several announcements to safeguard aged care residents and those in hospitals, but we're yet to see the same attention paid to the one in five Australians with a disability.

home schooling

For some children, learning online will be little more than an inconvenience. For others it will magnify their learning disadvantage. This move is a mass social experiment never done before.

coronavirus testing

The federal government has expanded the testing criteria beyond just returned travellers and those in contact with an infected person. But the new guidelines don't go far enough.

A mother and child wear face masks during the COVID-19 outbreak.

We need to adopt a child-centred approach in this pandemic in order to reduce trauma levels.

An infographic showing medical workers working to flatten the curve to slow COVID-19 infection. Image: Shutterstock

UNSW lecturer Dr Rebecca Green on how infographics can cut-through the information overload and help save lives in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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