Covid Research stories

12
May
2020

Action needed to protect kids from COVID-19 racism spike

Urgent attention is needed during this pandemic to protect children from the harms of rising racism, experts say.    A series of...
05
May
2020

Why self-determination is vital for Indigenous communities to beat coronavirus

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people know very well the challenges of dealing with infectious diseases introduced from overseas to...
24
Apr
2020

In 1919, Anzac Day was commemorated despite the Spanish flu pandemic. In 2020, we will remember them again

Anzac Day 2020 will be a far cry from the Australian War Memorial’s dawn service of recent years. While dignified and solemn, the dawn...
09
Apr
2020

Scientific modelling is steering our response to coronavirus. But what is scientific modelling?

As they released the modelling of the COVID-19 pandemic behind Australia’s social isolation policies this week, Prime Minister Scott...
26
Mar
2020

We need to consider granting bail to unsentenced prisoners to stop the spread of coronavirus

Prison is, understandably, a very closed environment. Many prisons are also overcrowded. COVID-19 has already entered the prison system and...
22
Mar
2020

How Australia’s response to the Spanish flu of 1919 sounds warnings on dealing with coronavirus

Most Australians - Indigenous people under the protection acts were an exception - have long taken for granted their right to cross state...
20
Mar
2020

The other Indigenous coronavirus crisis: disappearing income from art

Public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 may be having an unintended effect on remote Indigenous communities. With the...

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