The state government has enlisted a US software company to deploy a data management system that will speed up contact tracing. But security could be a hitch.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has issued estimates indicating that six out of ten of the 2.24 million people on JobKeeper are expected to be Victorian.
The government should have a plan for how to help disadvantaged students catch up from learning lost during the pandemic, and how to better support students with mental health issues.
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.
In response to school closures in April, researchers put together a survey asking teachers how COVID-19 affected them and their students.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon.
Scott Morrison says of the war against COVID-19: “On some days the virus wins. On other days we beat it.” This week, the virus was counting its victories most days.
Patricia Sparrow on the need for aged care reform.
Michelle Grattan discusses aged care with ACSA CEO Patricia Sparrow.