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Canberra author steps us through the Spanish flu

Mark Twain said, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes”.  Pandemic is Canberra author Ian Shaw’s new book and, as a non-fiction account of Australia’s handling...

Woman who spat on police charged with assault

A 24-year-old woman is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court next month on one charge of assaulting a frontline community worker.

Using history to manage ’emotions of isolation’

Exploring historic approaches to isolation could open up different experiences of current pandemic restrictions, according to researchers at the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

Worry increases, distancing decreases in second wave

An ANU survey has found that more than three in five Australians (62.6%) felt anxious or worried about the coronavirus in August, up from 57.3% in May.

Two new COVID-19 cases at Batemans Bay

Two new cases reported by NSW Health today are contacts of a previously reported case from the Batemans Bay Soldiers’ Club.

Canberrans still in limbo on Victorian border

Nearly 100 Canberrans are still stranded on the Victorian border as at 5pm today, after the NSW Government has failed to budge on its decision not to honour in-transit permits for travel through NSW to the ACT.

Seven luxe hand sanitisers for your desk drawer

While it’s still critical to continue washing regularly with soap and water, why not treat yourself to a luxe hand sanitiser.

Police to crack down on non-compliant businesses, patrons

ACT Policing will continue to crack down on businesses not complying with COVID-19 directions, as restrictions are set to ease slightly in the ACT from Monday 10 August.

How many ‘what ifs’ lead to a coronavirus test?

Last week I had a coronavirus test, it was my first but it’s unlikely to be my last. CW journalist Cassandra Power shares her firsthand account ...

New health advice in relation to South Western Sydney

the ACT has had no new cases of coronavirus for two weeks, the last new case was recorded on Friday 10 July.

150 people now in self-quarantine in ACT; no new cases

More than 150 people are now in self-quarantine in the ACT after attending the Batemans Bay Soldier Club on 13, 15-17 July, as the ACT again records no new cases of COVID-19 in the Territory in the past 24 hours.

Canberrans urged to ignore COVID conspiracies

ACT Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith has urged Canberrans not to believe COVID-19 conspiracy theories, after a misinformation campaign circulated in Garran this week.