Barnaby Joyce's pro-mining stance is at odds with the more progressive quarters of the party, and puts the Nationals in a difficult position on global carbon tariffs.
Under the Commonwealth Criminal Code, it's an offence to use a 'carriage service' — which includes phone, videoconferencing or email —for the purposes of conveying 'suicide related material'.
There's always an element of 'hindsight being 20/20' whenever we're evaluating a lockdown.
Three suburbs in Victoria have been warned against drinking tap water — even if they boil it first.
We have the chance to build a world class, dedicated quarantine facility. Here's how we could do it.
The Morrison government announced the payment on Thursday. A significant group of Australians will not be eligible to apply.
Chance matters. It's unlikely Victoria is doing anything that 'makes us' more likely to have outbreaks leading to lockdowns.
Recent commentary has suggested transport, age, jobs, migrant population and other factors among the reasons that may help explain the difference. What does the data say?
People are not more likely now to get infected by brushing past someone on the street. We're just better at finding links between cases.
You only have to prevent one case, which could have otherwise led to community spread and lockdown, for such a scheme to pay for itself many times over.
The public deserves an ambulance service that advocates for their staff and their patients, not the needs of politicians who want a simple number to demonstrate their effectiveness.
The move is designed to demonstrate to the Australian public, the Chinese leadership, and Australia's allies that Canberra is holding firm in its 'push back' against Beijing.
Washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds is the best way to prevent yourself getting sick. And don't use hand sanitiser.
The revamped Victorian hotel quarantine system appears to have addressed the weaknesses of the previous system, particularly around the risk of airborne transmission.
I was an expert witness to the coronial inquest into five drug-related deaths across Melbourne between July 2016 and January 2017. Here's what we should do to prevent similar tragedies.
JobKeeper, the COVID boost to JobSeeker, and moratoriums on rent increases and evictions all ended this month. Only smarter policies will prevent homelessness, as a landmark Victorian report explains.
Like the US, Australia’s 'massage parlours' are reliant on the prostitution, fetishisation and trafficking of Asian women.
We need to rigorously analyse data from recent lockdowns, so we can respond better to future outbreaks.
During the current COVID outbreak in Melbourne, the state government has been listing exposure sites as tier 1, tier 2, or tier 3. So what's the difference between each level, and why does it matter?
Another lockdown in Victoria comes at a considerable cost. However, it's important to see the distinction between this short, sharp lockdown and the one that lasted several months last year.