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Experts at the Doherty Institute have updated their modelling to heighten caution around reopening for business and play.
The potential risk of easing restrictions will be managed through a continued focus on outdoor activity and greater freedoms only for those who are vaccinated.
If you and the kids are stumped for things to do these holidays, and looking for ways to reconnect after a really trying school term, here are some ideas to try.
Let your children embrace boredom, don’t try too hard to create the perfect lockdown holiday and warn your employer your attention might be even more divided than usual over the next few weeks.
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Many Sydneysiders have been heading to beaches in their local areas as the weather warms. So, if it’s allowed under the public health orders for your area, is it OK to go to the beach?
Understanding liminality and its origins can provide ways to better understand the foggy, ambiguous space we’re experiencing right now.
If a vaccination certificate becomes mandatory for work and other activities, does that mean vaccination is effectively mandatory too?
The curfew and other tougher restrictions imposed on the 12 Sydney local government areas of concern have cut the expected COVID cases numbers by half so far.
To dob or not to dob? What are our reporting obligations in a pandemic? An ethicist steps you through five questions to ask yourself before you dob (and the same rules apply for kids, too).
Studies have shown a drop in physical activity for kids during lockdowns, which could impact their long term health. But their mums are getting more active.
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Many Balinese believe COVID-19 cannot be fought with health measures alone, and requires ritual offerings and prayer. But collective ritual places people at more risk.
An image of Bakara market in Mogadishu in 2018.
The real burden of the disease is way underestimated. Not all the labs in the country are included in the tally an only a few can conduct COVID-19 tests.
Hospitalisations aren’t rising in the steep manner that prompted previous lockdowns despite the high current caseload.
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Soundscapes impact the well-being of human and non-human urban inhabitants. Here’s how noise can change animal behaviour, both in and out of lockdown.
A lot is based on how effective our system of test, trace, isolate and quarantine is. And we’ll still have to accept some level of new cases.
Olly Alexander (Ritchie) on left, Omari Douglas (Roscoe) and Callum Scott Howells (Colin) in It’s a Sin.
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The emotional centre of British TV series It’s a Sin is a home. But this home looks quite different to the one our leaders might imagine when they issue stay-at-home orders.
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Active arts activities where you are an active participant will best help you through the long days of lockdown.
South African police minister Bheki Cele has lamented the “dismal” rise in crime in the last quarter.
Many countries around the world recorded dramatic declines in crime under lockdown. South Africa was among them, with major reductions across most crime types.
Talking to your dog really helps. Here’s what else you can do.
A great ambience requires cooperation and planning according to new research.