288 new coronavirus cases marks Victoria's worst day. And it will probably get worse before it gets better

Victoria has recorded 288 new COVID-19 cases since yesterday, the largest daily increase we’ve seen so far. This big jump must have the Victorian g....

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Number of Australian returnees allowed each week slashed to 4175, as Victoria records 288 new cases

AAP/James GourleyThe number of Australian citizens and residents allowed to return to Australia each week is to be cut to....

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Which face mask should I wear?

ShutterstockAustralia’s chief medical officer Paul Kelly today recommended people in Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire wea....

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Rising coronavirus cases among Victorian health workers could threaten our pandemic response

ShutterstockOver the past week, we’ve seen a spike in the number of COVID-19 infections among health-care workers in Vict....

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VIDEO: Michelle Grattan on the return to lockdown and Eden-Monaro

University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Paddy Nixon and Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics inclu....

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Actually, Mr Trump, it's stronger environmental regulation that makes economic winners

Donald Trump has ordered US federal agencies to bypass environmental protection laws and fast-track pipeline, highway and other infrastructure project....

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Is cancel culture silencing open debate? There are risks to shutting down opinions we disagree with

Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-NDEarlier this week, 150 high-profile authors, commentators and scholars signed an o....

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Before and after: see how bushfire and rain turned the Macquarie perch's home to sludge

Mannus Creek in NSW during the 2020 bushfire period. Luke Pearce, Author providedThis article is a preview of Flora, Fauna, Fire, a multimedia project....

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Howzat! We can all learn from elite batsmen, and not just about cricket

While many people may enjoy a game of backyard cricket, only a few go on to become elite professional batsmen in Australia. Cricket batting is exampl....

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Book Review: Hidden Hand – Exposing How the Chinese Communist Party is Reshaping the World

ROMAN PILIPEY/EPAIn Hidden Hand, China scholars Clive Hamilton and Marieke Ohlberg examine the Chinese Communist Party’s....

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