Reducing crowding and repairing social housing can decrease the risk of COVID-19 in remote Indigenous communities. It will bring other long-term benefits, too.
Gathering supplies and indulging in sweet baked treats can make us feel better temporarily. Why do we seek out certain foods in times of stress and should we give in to cravings?
The government's new funding package for universities is a good first step. But its plan for low-cost online courses is problematic.
Even before COVID-19, older adults were vulnerable to isolation and loneliness. Video conferencing apps can ease this. Here are some tips to help make that happen.
Nail salons, tanning, waxing and most beauty services have been forced to close – but hairdressers have been deemed 'essential' and are still operating.
It's heartening to see pet adoption rates surging during the pandemic, but opportunistic adoption can come with dangers of abandonment.
Apps like Houseparty and Netflix Party are helping people stay in touch with friends - but do these apps have cyber dangers that we need to be aware of?
Now more than ever, the media should inform, not inflame.
Yes, there has been friction over social distancing restrictions and the Ruby Princess debacle, but our federal system of government has actually worked very well during the crisis.
As if firms didn't have enough to worry about, the pandemic could leave many of them open to unexpected legal liabilities.
Two phrases you hear a lot these days are viral load and infectious dose. What do they mean? Do they reflect the severity of disease or whether someone will get severely ill? Two experts explain.
It brought panic, fear and huge pressure on healthcare. Will we get it wrong again?
Forced to stay inside, here are some games suggestions for connecting with new people, old friends and older members of your family.
It is not all democracies that struggle to deal with the coronavirus; it is those in which the people do not feel the system works for them.
Employees working in startups may disproportionately suffer in the wake of the pandemic as their employers cut back to skeletal staffs or shutter their companies altogether.
During times of stress and anxiety we either dream more or remember our dreams more often, as a way of coping with challenging circumstances and new information.
Many people in the Global South will find themselves poorer, hungrier, and much closer to exploitable wildlife.
Lockdown throws our relationship with work into the spotlight.
Scientists and academics on how the world might change once this is all over, and if a return to 'normality' is even possible.
With restaurants closed and prices dropping, fishers are finding new ways to keep their business above water.