Your regular check-up will need to be postponed. But if you're in acute pain, dentists may still be able to treat you. Here's what's allowed and what's not.
How will the move to online study, and the disruption of routine, affect year 12 students' abilities to perform and, consequently, their grades? And what does this mean for university entry?
Co-parenting in the time of COVID-19 has thrown up a whole set of new challenges, including potential disagreements over who the child spends time with and whether they should attend childcare.
Australia has had more than 100 years to get its pandemic public health messaging right. Here's what we have and haven't learnt from the 1918 influenza pandemic.
Since the pandemic began, the new coronavirus has infected more than 780,000 people and killed at least 37,000. The experts at The Conversation offer its readers insights from every continent.
Ancient Greek philosophers including Plato likened civic leaders to doctors, creating a healthy society through balance and moderation. Those ideas feed into what we expect from leaders today.
As it has for many other people, the lockdown restrictions to deal with the spread of coronavirus is having a signficiant impact on the way Msulims practise their faith.
As the cases of coronavirus spread across the world, China is keen to position itself as a charitable country through "mask diplomacy" internationally, while showing a different face at home.
Starting this week, all Australians with a Medicare card are eligible for telehealth consultations, where you talk to your GP by video or phone. But there's still some things you'll need to go in for.
We need to make sure those brought in to help cope with the pandemic have adequate training to avoid any risks in patient care.
Over the past week, we've seen about 350 new cases per day. If this rate continues, Australia’s current ICU system will be able to cope.
According to Bot Sentinel, #coronavirus and #COVID19 are among the top hashtags being used by Twitter bot accounts.
Would you drink a martini while others tried to stop a boulder from crushing a crowd? In the coronavirus crisis, we are all responsible for the outcome – and we need to start behaving that way.
Private hospitals will be on the frontline in the coronavirus battle, under an arrangement with the federal government that makes available the sector's more than 30,000 beds and 105,000 workforce.
New research shows Australian women living under new coronavirus regulations are in fear of their lives from abusive partners or former partners. Action must be taken now to stop it.
COVID-19 presents a social as well as a medical crisis, and we will need many different kinds of expertise to survive it
The government has announced direct cash transfers to poorer households, but major challenges remain in providing for the 500 million employed in the informal economy.
How do you encourage people to date when social distancing? Apps are trying to figure it out.
While 'good drones' have been valuable in this pandemic, using drones to embed new systems of surveillance could be a dangerous and slippery slope.
A test that detects antibodies against the coronavirus behind COVID-19 would reveal those people who have already encountered the virus - and therefore who might be ok to resume normal life.