Expert opinion

The Conversation logo

Opinion: Rising coronavirus cases among Victorian health workers could threaten our pandemic response

Over the past week, we’ve seen a spike in the number of COVID-19 infections among health-care workers in Victoria.

The Conversation logo

Opinion: During COVID-19, women are opting for ‘freebirthing’ if homebirths aren’t available. And that’s a worry

The pandemic is prompting some Australian pregnant women to give birth at home without a midwife or registered health provider, according to a survey out this week.

Empty supermarket shelves

Expert: ‘Peculiarities of the pandemic’ are trigger points for eating disorders

A Western mental health expert has shed light on the ongoing, traumatic effects of COVID-19 for people living with eating disorders.

The Conversation logo

Opinion: Victorians, and anyone else at risk, should now be wearing face masks. Here’s how to make one

After early success in suppressing COVID-19, we are facing a resurgence in Victoria, which is threatening disease control for the whole country.

The Conversation logo

Opinion: Public housing ‘renewal’ likely to drive shift to private renters, not owners, in Sydney

A target of 70% private and 30% public dwellings is an accepted standard for public housing renewal projects in several Australian states.

The Conversation logo

Opinion: We live in an age of ‘fake news’. But Australian children are not learning enough about media literacy

Today we release the findings from our new research into how young Australians consume and think about news media.

The Conversation logo

Opinion: 3 planning strategies for Western Sydney jobs, but do they add up?

The problem of not enough jobs in Western Sydney has been in the public spotlight for half a century. At the same time, record immigration levels and cheap housing on new residential estates on the urban fringe have fuelled growth in the region’s labour force.

Previous   --- Page 39 of 111 ---   Next