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Amber Schultz — Reporter

Amber Schultz

Reporter

Amber has been a reporter for The Age, writer for ABC Comedy’s Tonightly, and creator of student talk show The Struggle. She was awarded the Jacoby-Walkley scholarship in 2018, and was an Associate Producer at Nine News.

Virus Watch: modelling flip-flops and Easter fines

Virus Watch: modelling flip-flops and Easter fines

Australian authorities continue to flip-flop on releasing coronavirus modelling, and police confirm the fines Easter travellers are facing.

Outliers and unconventional approaches: what’s winning and losing voters around the world?  

Outliers and unconventional approaches: what’s winning and losing voters around the world? 

Major leaders have seen their approval ratings surge in recent weeks... but others have not been so lucky.

Pandemic profiteering: the corporations taking advantage of the virus  

Pandemic profiteering: the corporations taking advantage of the virus 

While some companies have responded to the global pandemic with acts of generosity, others have taken the opportunity to profiteer.

Pandemic opens “Pandora's box” of problems for Australia’s illicit drug market  

Pandemic opens “Pandora's box” of problems for Australia’s illicit drug market 

Experts fear the coronavirus crisis could lead to a spike in overdoses, relapses and a host of other problems for illicit drug users.

What can Australia learn from New Zealand's coronavirus modelling?

What can Australia learn from New Zealand's coronavirus modelling?

New Zealand has released the modelling it used to decide how to tackle the coronavirus spread — we look at how it can apply to Australia.

'I could be dead by then': slow NDIS support puts thousands of lives at risk

'I could be dead by then': slow NDIS support puts thousands of lives at risk

Advocates say the disability sector has been largely ignored in government plans to combat coronavirus. The ramifications could be deadly.

Virus Watch: rules, fines and more fines

Virus Watch: rules, fines and more fines

States have introduced fines for their residents who breach strict new social distancing laws, with the heaviest in NSW.

Virus Watch: war-time measures, 'virtue signalling' and there’s an app for that

Virus Watch: war-time measures, 'virtue signalling' and there’s an app for that

Stricter social distancing rules have been introduced, and more announcements are coming today. Here's the latest coronavirus news.

Virus Watch: G20 leaders unify, Clive Palmer follows Trump

Virus Watch: G20 leaders unify, Clive Palmer follows Trump

World leaders commit $8.2 trillion to fight coronavirus effects, while here in Australia fines have been issued for breaking public health orders.

What's the state of Australia’s virus testing, and how do we compare with other nations?  

What's the state of Australia’s virus testing, and how do we compare with other nations? 

New coronavirus tests are coming to Australia, but will they be enough to keep our curve down?