While 'good drones' have been valuable in this pandemic, using drones to embed new systems of surveillance could be a dangerous and slippery slope.
It is our collective responsibility to protect the most vulnerable from loneliness in the COVID-19 pandemic, says a social researcher from UNSW.
The coronavirus emergency is a brutal reminder that we pay a price for deregulating society in pursuit of profit.
The coronavirus pandemic will test urban resilience, and we must rise to the challenge, says UNSW professor.
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.
Vulnerable groups who receive unemployment benefits in Australia face punitive payment conditions that have been challenged due to COVID-19.
Australia's unemployment benefits are now middle of the pack, but the package treats two-income couples badly.
Reports of companion animals starving or being killed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak highlight the vulnerable existence animals endure at the whim of humans.
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.
Children who are bullied are at risk of experiencing poor outcomes for up to four decades after exposure.