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we’re at a fork in the road: do we choose neighbourhoods to live, work and play in?

We’re at a fork in the road: do we choose neighbourhoods to live, work...

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Do we really want to go back to daily commuting as the default way of working? David Moir/AAP Living, working and playing in the one neighbourhood has often been touted as the ideal outcome for well-planned...
a time to embrace the edge spaces that make our neighbourhoods tick

A time to embrace the edge spaces that make our neighbourhoods tick

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Picture: Shuttlestock As we emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns, it is timely to reflect on how the design of our neighbourhoods and the ways we interact with them affect our lived experience. A clear lesson from the...
4 ways our streets can rescue restaurants, bars and cafes after coronavirus

4 ways our streets can rescue restaurants, bars and cafes after coronavirus

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Picture: Nils Versemann/Shutterstock As Australia re-opens, the bars, cafes and restaurants that give life to our streets face a tough ask: stay open and stay afloat with just a fraction of the customers. From June 1...
the vaccine we’re testing in australia is based on a flu shot. here’s how it could work against coronavirus

The vaccine we’re testing in Australia is based on a flu shot. Here’s how...

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Image: Shuttlestock A new trial has begun in Victoria this week to evaluate a potential vaccine against COVID-19. The vaccine is called NVX-CoV2373 and is from a US biotech company, Novavax. The trial will be carried out across Melbourne...
if you took to growing veggies in the coronavirus pandemic, then keep it up when lockdown ends

If you took to growing veggies in the coronavirus pandemic, then keep it up...

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Picture: Lynda Disher/Shutterstock The COVID-19 pandemic produced a run on the things people need to produce their own food at home, including vegetable seedlings, seeds and chooks. This turn to self-provisioning was prompted in part by the high price...
denied intimacy in ‘iso’, aussies go online for adult content – so what’s hot in each major city?

Denied intimacy in ‘iso’, Aussies go online for adult content – so what’s hot...

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Image: Shuttlestock People have been finding ways to relieve the boredom of being stuck at home since varying degrees of lockdown have been imposed across the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent research points to reduced...
we may well be able to eliminate coronavirus, but we’ll probably never eradicate it. here’s the difference

We may well be able to eliminate coronavirus, but we’ll probably never eradicate it....

Image: Shuttlestock Compared to many other countries around the world, Australia and New Zealand have done an exceptional job controlling COVID-19. As of May 7, there were 794 active cases of COVID-19 in Australia. Only 62 were in...
we’ve had a taste of disrupted food supplies – here are 5 ways we can avoid a repeat

We’ve had a taste of disrupted food supplies – here are 5 ways we...

The Bread Famine and the Pawnbroker, Brothers Lesueur (18th century) When our reliance on supermarkets is seriously disrupted – for example, by spikes in demand due to panic buying or the flooding of distribution centres – we are left...
why are we calling it ‘social distancing’? right now, we need social connections more than ever

Why are we calling it ‘social distancing’? Right now, we need social connections more...

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Picture: Shuttlestock We are now a society at a distance. As of this week, New South Wales has closed restaurants, bars, gyms, and entertainment venues where people gather in large numbers. Victoria has similarly implemented a shut down of...
looking for some exciting beach time? here’s what you need to know

LOOKING FOR SOME EXCITING BEACH TIME? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Life nowadays is preoccupied with a lot of activities and it’s hard to find time for yourself. Days start on one note and end up on another. Skipping between your personal and professional life...