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Amber Schultz — Reporter

Amber Schultz


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.

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Why is COVID-19 modelling 'useful' but suicide modelling 'unwarranted'? 

Flattening the curve of mental health-related deaths is just as important as flattening the curve of the coronavirus. Yet the government's approach to the two issues could hardly be more different.

News Corp Australasia executive chairman Michael Miller (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

News Corp axes print titles, jobs as regional news media hits crisis point

More than 100 regional and suburban News Corp titles will no longer be printed under drastic cuts announced today.

A scientist in the CSIRO's high-containment facility. (Image: AAP/David Crosling)

Even with a vaccine, this could be our new normal

The CSIRO says that even if scientists produce a coronavirus vaccine, many social distancing measures may need to remain.

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'We need an agency with real teeth': disability sector calls for reform following David Harris’ death 

The disability sector says the death of David Harris, revealed last week by Inq, shows what is wrong with the system.

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Not-so-super future ahead for those who've emptied their accounts

Big trouble ahead for those whose superannuation is now down and out, and the travel bubble's toil and trouble. Plus other news from the virus front.

David Harris with his sister Leanne Longstaff. (Image: Supplied)

Neglected to death: David Harris' life reveals the awful burden of mental illness

In the last months of his life, David Harris was gradually cut off from the mental health system that should have been supporting him.

The vigil for Hannah Clarke and her three children Aaliyah, 6, Laianah, 4, and Trey, 3. (Image: AAP/Sarah Marshall)

Male fury against women and kids continues as Senate inquiry ends in whimper

A Senate inquiry into domestic violence, established after the brutal murder of Hannah Clarke and her three children, has ended three months early. But experts say another inquiry wasn't what they needed.

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It's sex discrimination: banks strip brothels and escort agencies of their rights 

They are legal businesses that pay tax and have stringent rules and regulations. But that's not enough to allow them to bank their earnings.

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A Moderna miracle: COVID-19 vaccine test produces promising results 

Is a COVID-19 vaccine coming earlier than expected? Plus other news from the virus front.

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Denial of torture allegations opens new front in the push to free Australian academic

As negotiations continue for the release of Australian Kylie Moore-Gilbert from an Iranian prison, her family has denied claims that she has been tortured by the regime.