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The 1993 cult classic, in which the same day repeats over and over, contains wisdom for those of us living restricted lives.
Under a severe scenario, Australia’s population will be 4% smaller than if the pandemic hadn't occurred.
We all have the right to refuse medical treatment, but the government could penalise those who refuse a COVID-19 vaccine.
Offices, shopping centres, hotels, factories and logistics hubs make up 8% of the assets of super funds.
We're working with professional trainers in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales to train dogs to sniff out COVID-19. They could be highly valuable in managing the spread of infection.
Most people diagnosed with COVID-19 can manage their illness at home. But some patients deteriorate after about 5 days. Fortunately, Australian doctors have up-to-the-minute treatment guidelines.
Victorian parents will have a total of 72 days of free absences from childcare, if services agree to waive the gap fee. And childcare services will receive 25% of their revenue from the government.
Putting all of Victoria under stage 4 restrictions would give the state its best chance of stopping community transmission, rather than setting it up to play an endless game of COVID-19 whack-a-mole.
Yes, there will be temporary meat shortages in Victoria, but not for long.
With Year 12s studying for their final year exam, the score of which will be converted into a ranking as related to their peers across the country, many Victorians are worried they may be set back.
Interpreters are a critical part of health care for people with limited English. The shift to remote interpreting during COVID-19 could ensure more Australians who need these services can access them.
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Most children can no longer attend childcare in Melbourne. Parents have to look after them if they're working themselves, while the sector faces collapse if the government doesn't step in.
A lot of transmission has been happening in workplaces. Previous restrictions have seen cases plateau at several hundred per day, but these latest measures are designed to drive numbers down.
The federal government must provide more support if Victorian businesses and households are to survive the state's Stage 4 lockdown.
Non-essential retailers across Melbourne will be shut under Victoria's unprecedented lockdown, while Scott Morrison announced a “pandemic disaster payment” worth $1,500 for Victorian workers.
Victoria's closure of child-care services may be necessary, but it will put pressures on parents and likely drive down women's workforce participation.
The new Victoria lockdown will bring greater levels of uncertainty about jobs and prolonged social disconnection. We need rapid action to fix the mental health system to meet the demand for help.
When it comes to PPE, we could be better protecting our frontline health-care workers. We need to update current guidelines to reflect the latest evidence around how COVID-19 spreads.