Rural patients' self-reliance means they often wait until it's too late to visit hospital, while the closing of state borders has restricted the movement of some fly-in fly-out health workers.
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Melbourne could be out of lockdown within a week, if COVID-19 case numbers continue their current trend. But blanket rules such as the new 25km travel radius risk unnecessarily burdening the public.
Image tirée de l'adaptation du “Jardin secret” par Marc Munden (2020).
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Classique de la littérature de jeunesse, le roman de Frances Hodgson Burnett met en avant le pouvoir de la nature. Plusieurs fois adapté au cinéma, il a été l’objet d’une nouvelle version en 2020.
Trees seeded after the end of the last ice age, which survived the ruptures of invasion and industry, have re-emerged as art.
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The cinema release of No Time to Die has again been delayed but like the ancient Greek god Dionysus, James Bond is immortal.
Some hard lessons have been learned along the way but the contact tracing system in Victoria is now very comprehensive and increasingly robust.
The focus, for some time, has been on new daily case numbers. But what if we are looking at the wrong figure? We should focus on the average number of cases "under investigation" over the last 14 days.
From a purely environmental perspective, owning multiple reusable face masks, and machine-washing them together, is the best option.
Racism has been used to suppress voter groups throughout US electoral history. This time around, there are extra elements at play.
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Australia is known as the 'land of the lizards'. These photos show why they deserve more of your attention.
An industrial dispute on Australia's ports has been billed as 'extortion' by the Prime Minister. But the unions call this 'fake news'.
Internet sabbaths and surveillance capitalism in the COVID-era: William Powers on what’s changed since Hamlet’s Blackberry
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Journalist and author William Powers talks with Media Files about taking an internet sabbath, how the media covers tech and what's changed since his book Hamlet’s Blackberry was first published.
Remote school may look different to 'normal' school, but children are still being taught; they are still learning and many are still actively engaged in the curriculum.
Many African parents push their children to go to university regardless of their preparedness or interest. But more find happiness and success in VET.
A new film version of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden opens today. First published in 1911, the novel foregrounds Edwardian beliefs about the importance of gardens that still resonate.
The story of Mulan has been told and retold for 1,600 years. This latest version is more conservative, when it comes to a woman's place, than one told in the 17th century.
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Under a rapidly changing climate, it's not just about keeping the lights on. We not only want energy, but we want to breathe clean air, have enough food and live in a sustainable community.
We looked at 37 studies which show eating ultra-processed foods is bad for our health. So why are we eating more of them than ever before?
It's not always easy to determine the cause of a death. Distinguishing between whether someone has died from or with COVID-19 is necessary for understanding the impact of the virus.
About half of environmental scientists working for government had been prohibited from communicating scientific information.