Opinion

prime minister scott morrison points to modelling information at a press conference

The Australian people will be best served by separating science from politics.

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.

The Evergrande logo seen at the top of a building with the Chinese flag in the foreground

Chinese authorities have an intriguing, if troubling, option in handling the Evergrande crisis.

People gather for picnics near Sydney Opera House

There are five groups in our community who are vulnerable under our current reopening plan. Here are the things we should do to help protect them.

Teenage girl in wheelchair using a laptop next to her mother

In a new survey, almost two-thirds of parents reported having trouble securing a vaccination for their child or children with disability.

A pregnant person holding pills

A panel of experts has urged caution regarding paracetamol during pregnancy. But that doesn’t change current advice to discuss pain relief with your doctor or pharmacist.

A child wearing a protective sterile medical mask with the parent holding a globe.

Every time a new policy is introduced or an old one is abandoned, its impact on children’s rights must be assessed and evaluated again.

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Without appropriate support, it’s more likely people will break COVID restrictions, for example go to work, or gather in family groups for support.

a woman lies on a lounge looking lethargic

Sufferers collected evidence of their persistent symptoms, and advocated for themselves and for further research. Even the term ‘long COVID’ stems from this activism.

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