• Third waves, vaccine delays and mutations: the global COVID-19 picture

    Third waves, vaccine delays and mutations: the global COVID-19 picture0

    With the virus seemingly under control in Australia, it’s easy to forget that much of the rest of the world is not faring so well. (Image: EPA/WILL OLIVER) Australia could be heading toward a COVID-normal summer. Victoria’s lockdown is easing with the second wave reigned in, state borders are set to reopen, and the first

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  • Inquiry shifts its focus to Sutton0

    Victoria’s hotel quarantine ­inquiry will confront head-on ­escalating concerns about Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton’s evidence and departmental failure to release crucial material. See Original Article…

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  • Experts divided about Victoria’s new COVID-19 restrictions

    Experts divided about Victoria’s new COVID-19 restrictions0

    (Image: SOPA Images/Sipa USA/Diego Fedele) Melburnians have experienced their first taste of freedom. Shaggy locals can get their hair cut; joggers can go for as many runs as they like; up to 10 people from two households can meet outdoors for a picnic or to play tennis; and two guests can visit at home in

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  • how the mainstream media fuels fake news

    how the mainstream media fuels fake news0

    With a new email scandal in the US, traditional media is falling into the same old traps. Hunter Biden (Image: ABC News/Youtube/New York Post) There’s been movement at the fake news station this past week: all the old media regrets over coverage of Clinton’s emails seemed suddenly forgotten, bringing the long campaign for reliable news

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  • Chance for truth to come out0

    The decision of former Family Court judge Jennifer Coate, the chairwoman of Victoria’s board of inquiry into the botched hotel quarantine scheme, to hold an extraordinary sitting on Tuesday is an opportunity to get to the truth of who made the fateful decision to use private security guards — and, perhaps more important, who is

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  • Melbourne neighbours run virtual cooking classes to keep in touch0

    Neighbours in south-east Melbourne are sharing their family recipes with each other, running virtual cooking classes in the street as a way to keep in touch. See Original Article…

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