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Flu vax in high demand amid outbreak

April 7, 2020

Medical centres across Victoria say they are running out of flu vaccines in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

NZ passes 1000 cases threshold, but Bauer collapse main talking point

NZ passes 1000 cases threshold, but Bauer collapse main talking point

April 6, 2020

PACIFIC PANDEMIC DIARY As New Zealand edges toward the third week of lockdown having passed 1000 case...

New dates fixed for Tokyo Olympics as pandemic rages

New dates fixed for Tokyo Olympics as pandemic rages

April 6, 2020

Never in the 124 year history of the Olympics has a Games been postponed.

Asian-Australian hospital staff on frontline of coronavirus abuse

Asian-Australian hospital staff on frontline of coronavirus abuse

April 6, 2020

Doctors, nurses and other health care workers of Asian backgrounds have been the primary targets for this kind of racial abuse in Australian hospitals.

Media suffer ‘devastating’ blows on both sides of the Tasman

Media suffer ‘devastating’ blows on both sides of the Tasman

April 3, 2020

Media on both sides of the Tasman face apocalyptic times as the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic decimates...

Southern Cross:Community & local language papers in danger

Southern Cross:Community & local language papers in danger

April 3, 2020

During New Zealand’s national Covid-19 lockdown, educational institutions have been changing the way...

In town camps of Alice, coronavirus raises stakes of digital divide

In town camps of Alice, coronavirus raises stakes of digital divide

April 2, 2020

Indigenous communities are at extreme risk from Covid-19, but many of them fall on the wrong side of the digital divide at a moment when connectedness has never been more crucial. Else Kennedy reports from Alice Springs.

Pacific governments ‘working better’ with creative media in pandemic

Pacific governments ‘working better’ with creative media in pandemic

April 1, 2020

Pacific governments across the region have put side their differences with media and are working alongside...

From Germany with love: A COVID-19 update from Cologne

From Germany with love: A COVID-19 update from Cologne

March 29, 2020

Mareike Bire was at the University of Sydney last year as a postgraduate media student on exchange fro...

Australia’s ice epidemic: Worrying new statistics released

Australia’s ice epidemic: Worrying new statistics released

March 27, 2020

a recent report from the Australian Crime Intelligence Commission paints a concerning picture about the continual growth of ice use in Australia

Virus-hit hospitals already low on supplies, warns doctors’ chief

Virus-hit hospitals already low on supplies, warns doctors’ chief

March 27, 2020

In an exclusive interview the head of the Australian Doctors Federation Stephen Milgate warns of an impending supply crisis.

Indigenous community more vulnerable to coronavirus

Indigenous community more vulnerable to coronavirus

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 poses an even greater threat to Australia's Indigenous community, from existing chronic conditions and lower immunity to higher levels of communal living and anxiety over finances, say medical workers.

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