Return to class is going to look very different from school to school

By | April 21, 2020

, This was published 7 months ago OpinionThe Premier’s announcement that students will start returning to school from May 11 is one certainty in a sea of uncertainty. In many ways, the announcement and limited detail that has accompanied it has raised more questions than it answered, and will cause additional concern and confusion for educators, students and… Read More »

NSW Health says COVID-19 testing for anyone is inevitable

By | April 21, 2020

, The move follows Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s edict that easing social distancing restrictions was contingent on widespread, rapid testing and “industrial capacity” contact tracing. The number of daily confirmed cases in NSW has dropped to single digits, but testing clinics and pathology labs are ramping up their operations. On Tuesday, Australia’s confirmed cases tally rose by 26… Read More »

Official COVID-19 figures underestimate spread by ‘order of magnitude’

By | April 21, 2020

, “There are a lot more people with COVID-19 than there are confirmed cases,” said Douglas Isles, a member of the Actuaries Institute’s COVID-19 working group. Actuaries are mathematicians and statisticians who often work in insurance, forecasting customer risks. “The reported data is an order of magnitude less than the actual data.” The reported data is an order… Read More »

Taylor packs up his swag and sells the farm

By | April 21, 2020

, This was published 6 months ago Angus Taylor.Credit:Illustration: Matt Golding Energy Minister Angus Taylor’s long — and sometimes politically painful — association with the rural industry has come to an end. The Liberal MP has sold his holdings in Growth Farms Australia, the $400 million agricultural fund manager he founded with his brother Richard more than two… Read More »

Indigenous women face particularly high risks in this crisis

By | April 20, 2020

, This was published 6 months ago OpinionThe Australian government has promised a $1.1 billion health and domestic violence package to help protect vulnerable Australians during the COVID-19 crisis. But one of the most vulnerable groups of all, Aboriginal women and their children, may see little benefit at all. Recent cuts to critical Aboriginal family violence services mean… Read More »

Get Best Places To Visit In Florida For Couples Background

By | April 19, 2020

Get Best Places To Visit In Florida For Couples Background. Augustine is the nation’s oldest city. Florida, the southeastern most state in the us, is certainly not a dull place. Best Vacation Spots In Florida For Couples | Vacation … from 3.bp.blogspot.comWe picked the 10 best natural springs in florida that you can’t miss! From unspoiled beaches with… Read More »

Neither Sweden nor NZ: Australia must steer its own COVID-19 course

By | April 18, 2020

, This was published 6 months ago OpinionThe best approach for Australia to move forward in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic remains controversial. Follow Sweden and what some describe as a “let it rip” approach except for those most at most risk? Or the New Zealand approach – a prolonged and quite stringent lock-down? What will save the… Read More »

Sports fear exodus of COVID kids

By | April 18, 2020

, The impact of the pandemic on community sport has gone largely unreported amid the financial plight of professional competitions, postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and debate about when AFL and NRL matches will resume. Loading Yet, the COVID crisis can be readily measured in the closure of more than 900 public swimming pools, 2400 soccer clubs and… Read More »