Scroll to top
Topic: lockdown
(Image: AAP/James Ross)

What was that about being OK for Xmas? Lockdown life in Melbourne shows no let up

With cases stubbornly staying in the double digits, is there any light at the end of the tunnel?

(Image: AAP/Private Media)

Australians are saving by cooking at home, but spending more on the booze to go with it

While spending in restaurants and cafes has plummeted, we've more than made up the difference at the supermarket... and the bottle shop.

(Image: AAP/James Ross)

Do we need lockdowns? The data indicates they don’t really work

It's been taken as lore that lockdowns stop the spread of COVID-19. But now that core pillar of our response to the pandemic is being called into question.

(Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

The political circus distracts from what the public needs to know

Feedback suggests that most people trust their premier over their local News Corp tabloid. Is Australian journalism missing the mark?

(Image: AAP/Daniel Pockett)

Don’t stand so close to me

Good morning, early birds. Melbourne is going into lockdown for the next six weeks, potentially costing the Victorian economy $6 billion, and Australians have been advised to avoid travelling to China or risk arbitrary detention. It's the news you need to know, with Amber Schultz.

Pauline Hanson (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Not Today, Pauline

Good morning, early birds. Pauline Hanson reportedly has no regrets about her tirade against housing commission residents and refugees, and an investigation has found that former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle acted in a "sexually inappropriate way", at a 2016 black-tie dinner. It's the news you need to know, with Amber Schultz.

(Image: AAP/Daniel Pockett)

Lockdown not so open and shut?

Good morning, early birds. Concerns about guards and staff flouting hygiene protocols in hotel quarantine continue, despite last week's announcement of an inquiry, and a new report has warned that a second wave of outbreaks could cost Australia up to $100 billion. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

(Image: Adobe)

Last drinks: taking in the final night before lockdown

Though the venues were teeming, here was a distinct nervous energy in Melbourne's nightspots on the eve of the city's second lockdown.

Queensland chief health officer Jeannette Young (Image: AAP/Dan Peled)

Australia’s virus numbers drop to a trickle, and UK debates quarantine

Australia's new virus case numbers have reduced to a trickle, while the situation overseas reminds us why our lockdown measures were probably the right course.

(Image: Unsplash/John Lockwood)

How far can you travel from home during lockdown? A state-by-state update

How far can you travel from home during the coronavirus lockdown? Here is your state-by-state update.

Page 1 of 3
There are 28 articles in lockdown