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

Adrian Esterman, Professor of Biostatistics, University of South Australia

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 government and health authorities very concerned, especially since nearly all of these cases are under investigation, with many likely having no know...

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

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

AAP/James GourleyThe number of Australian citizens and residents allowed to return to Australia each week is to be cut to 4175, after agreement by national cabinet on Friday.States will also move to a uniform model for charging these travellers for their quarantine costs.The new caps, agreed to appl...

Which face mask should I wear?

Abrar Ahmad Chughtai, Epidemiologist, UNSW

ShutterstockAustralia’s chief medical officer Paul Kelly today recommended people in Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire wear masks when leaving the house:[…] If people have symptoms and they need to go for a test, for example, which we would definitely encourage, they should wear a mask. ...

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

Rochelle Wynne, Director, Western Sydney Nursing & Midwifery Research Centre, Western Sydney University

ShutterstockOver the past week, we’ve seen a spike in the number of COVID-19 infections among health-care workers in Victoria.This includes a doctor at Melbourne’s St Vincent’s Hospital, one staff member at Brunswick Private Hospital, nine staff members from the emergency departmen...

Michelle Grattan on the return to lockdown and Eden-Monaro

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Paddy Nixon and Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics including the return to lockdown in Victoria, National Cabinet setting to slow the flow of Australian’s returning from overseas, the Prime Minister S...

Holidays & Travel

Fantastic Fishing Destinations Around Australia

There are numerous things that Australia is famous for, but one of the best is definitely the fishing experience. Here you will find some of the most delicious freshwater fish...

Underwater Paradise: Best Islands for Snorkeling

Are you ready for another unforgettable summer adventure? Because no matter where you are, the waves are waiting, and the sun is making it impossible to stay inside when you...

Three cities worth visiting in Poland

Poland is an interesting holiday destination, particularly for those who prefer sightseeing and active recreation to sunbathing at the swimming pool. Check out which cities are particularly worth visiting in...

Planning a wedding overseas? Keep your spending in check with these simple tips

Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials! As I’m sure you’re coming to realise, planning a wedding can be quite stressful at times, especially if you’re hoping to have your wedding overseas...

FAMOUS PLACES THAT ARE A MUST TO VISIT

Everyone dreams of exploring new things and traveling around the globe. After all, the earth is full of mind-blowing wonders, from beautiful architecture to breathtaking locations. There are countries with...

Bright Ways to Cut The Costs of Business Travel

What a new industry means for companies looking to minimise their business travel costs. Credit Capital business finance states, “global business travel spending topped a record-breaking $1.2 trillion in 2015, and...

Honeymoon Planning: 6 Tips for Creating the Trip of Your Lifetime

Going on a romantic honeymoon and spending some time alone with the love of your life is the best way to get the much-needed break from all the wedding preparations. While...

Safety First: Tips & Tricks for Your First Road Trip

So, you’ve finally decided to go on your first road trip. Well, you’re in for a real adventurous treat, since this type of travel offers you all the freedom you...

How To Get The Best Hotel Experience And Save Money

Whether it is a business trip or a vacation, getting the best hotel room while traveling is very critical. Planning ahead plays an important role in the perfect trip. However...

Fashion & Beauty

A Quick History of Knitwear

Knitwear is undoubtedly a winter staple, in whatever form it may come in – whether it be an old vintage piece from an op shop or a brand new and...

Upgrade your career in beauty therapy with these short beauty courses

There are plenty of things to love about a career in beauty therapy. From the wide scope for creativity and continual development to the fast-paced industry dynamic, a career as...

Tammy Hembrow Launches Mini Saski In Time For Mother's Day

Australian fitness expert and influencer Tammy Hembrow has launched her first children’s clothing range, Saski Mini, and Unisex tracksuits TODAY in time for Mother’s Day this Sunday.   The must-have range is...

Get Through Lockdown with Retail Therapy: Buying Your First Designer Bag Online

Stuck in lockdown? Feeling worried? Maybe some retail therapy will cheer you up. And while going out to shop on the high street is certainly not recommended right now, online...

Beyond Beauty - 5 Ways Cosmetic Procedures Can Improve More Than Just Your Appearance

Whether it’s baggy eyes, severe scarring due to a car accident, a few pimples, or excess skin due to extreme weight loss, we all have hang-ups about our appearance.  But, beauty...

TOP 10 TRENDS OF MEN'S WEDDING SUITS

A wedding is one of the life-changing occasions for a couple and this life-changing occasion has to be special by all means. The importance of a groom is the same...

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