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Amber Schultz — Reporter

Amber Schultz


Amber previously worked for Nine News and The Age and created student comedy talk show The Struggle. She was a Young Walkley finalist, Jacoby-Walkley scholar, and won an Ossie Our Watch award. Amber holds a Masters in International Relations and Journalism and is fluent in Spanish.

The Melbourne Cricket Ground in August, 2020 (Image: AP/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake)

Victoria loses AFL grand final, man gets virus for second time, and security guard breaches

In Virus Watch, Victoria's chance of holding the AFL grand final diminishes further, and more of the latest COVID-19 updates.

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Kids in solitary, COVID immunity, and more university woes

In Virus Watch today, the children in solitary confinement after an outbreak, why some people suffer more from COVID-19 than others, and more of the latest coronavirus updates.

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Border bickering, chilblains and more aged care failures

The effect of COVID-19 on patients' toes, more aged care failures, and other coronavirus updates.

Wild fires in California (Image: AP)

Northern hemisphere sees record summer temperatures in the middle of the pandemic

While COVID-19 dominates the headlines, the northern hemisphere is being hit by some of the hottest weather ever recorded.

Patient transport vehicle at Epping Gardens aged care facility (Image: AAP/Daniel Pockett)

Viral pool party, virtual safety inspections and free vaccines for Australians

Daily new cases continue to go down in Victoria, and investigators reveal the genomic origins of clusters in Melbourne and Sydney.

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Cannabis use soars during pandemic

Most people use marijuana to manage pain — and boredom. Now, as lockdown drags, medicinal cannabis approvals have reached new highs.

Georgi Hadden's complaint was closed when she left her providers. (Image: supplied)

Taskforce launched after Inq's investigation into alleged neglect in the disability sector

Georgi Hadden is finally having her claims of abuse and neglect taken seriously.

Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John (Image: AAP/Rohan Thomson)

How do we hold dodgy disability services to account?

As parliamentary inquiries investigate how to fix the NDIS and disability services, where should they be looking, and what can they hope to achieve?

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Killer misinformation, costly border closures and New Zealand’s cold case

The World Health Organisation warns of an "infodemic", Sydney pub hit with $10,000 fine for 'litany' of COVID-19 safety breaches, and Melbourne hospitals turn away aged care residents.

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When non-verbal means voiceless: the silent wall that greeted an injured man

Anndrea Wheatley turned to the police and NDIS watchdog to find out what happened after her disabled son was injured — only to find each organisation more toothless than the last.

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