Viruses are stuck moving at the pace that humans move. And now we're moving at a dizzying pace, on the way to a very different future to the one we imagined at the start of the year.
Craig Kelly really made the rounds during the bushfire crisis. But the data didn't fully back up his claims...
The cost is absolutely immense. But the final figures will depend on how quickly we rebuild.
Despite its widely praised coverage of the recent catastrophic bushfires, the ABC is still staring down the barrel of $85 million in budget cuts.
Splashing cash around mightn't be enough to shift public perception after a summer of devastating bushfires.
Their views may not yet be mainstream, but powerful groups of alt-environmentalist climate sceptics are spreading like wildfire.
If catastrophic bushfires and viral scares weren't enough, even bigger things may be keeping visitors from Australian shores.
The tourism industry will suffer because of the bushfire crisis. But it can recover. And it's never been more clear we need to foster it.