Opinion

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.

Centrelink

Australia's unemployment benefits are now middle of the pack, but the package treats two-income couples badly.

man in a maze

When this feeling dawned on me years ago on one of many early morning drives to Canberra during my PhD, it was almost crippling.

Volatility in stock markets has increased dramatically thanks to the fear being whipped up around COVID-19.

Volatility in stock markets has increased dramatically thanks to the fear around COVID-19. Investors should therefore consider these three questions to get a better grip of the situation, says a UNSW expert.

eviction notice

Housing is our first line of defence against coronavirus, so leaving someone homeless increases the risk for everyone. Australia should follow other countries in imposing a moratorium on evictions.

woman with flu

Getting vaccinated against the flu, washing your hands and social distancing are three ways you can help reduce the impact of both the flu and coronavirus.

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