Since the start of the pandemic and the establishment of the National Cabinet in March, the public perceptions of the federal and state governments has changed.
The blanket restrictions in Melbourne, which have been in place since early July, have bought time to rebuild our public health response.
If you’re a parent, particularly in Victoria, you may be wondering whether this period might affect your child’s social development.
Lockdown has been particularly hard in Victoria and some dissent against restrictions is to be expected.
Dogs are likelier now to experience separation anxiety than ever before.
From now on, national cabinet will no longer operate on a consensus model; it will acknowledge differences rather than striving for unanimity.
How can we use our knowledge of human behaviour to better support people complying with quarantine?
To live through a pandemic, Albert Camus wrote, is to be made to live as an exile.
With Victorians heading into a new round of even harsher lockdown measures, there will again be a focus on how people will cope.
The federal government should use this ample fiscal firepower to ensure Victorians get through this crisis.