The 2020 lockdowns in Victoria led to a pay rise of $1,500 for the average public servant while the average private sector worker lost $1,200 in wages, according to analysis released today by think tank the Institute of Public Affairs.
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Victoria’s seven day lockdown, which began last night, is an attempt to stop transmission of the quick-spreading COVID-19 B.1.617.1 variant.
Another round of self-quarantine rolls on today, with anyone in the ACT who visited the Perth metropolitan area, or the Peel and South West regions of WA since 25 January asked to stay home and get tested for COVID-19.
Australian-based tennis players may have a once-in-a-lifetime advantage at the 2021 Australian Open as many of their counterparts lockdown.
Two weeks of quarantine gave me time and space to process the year that was and get ready for a new chapter.
While Victorians continue to endure restrictions from a second wave of COVID-19, new research from the University of South Australia is providing much-needed good news about people’s overall health and wellbeing following lockdown.