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ACT to shut border to Victoria from midnight

The ACT will introduce travel restrictions with Victoria from 11.59pm tonight, 12 February, following Victoria entering a five-day lockdown.

Ripple effect of WA lockdown: senators, visitors and residents enter quarantine in ACT

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.

Aussie tennis players could benefit from Aus Open lockdown

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 in quarantine helped me leave lockdown in Melbourne behind

Two weeks of quarantine gave me time and space to process the year that was and get ready for a new chapter.

Life in Melbourne’s stage 4 lockdown

CW’s remote intern and former Canberra resident, Josh Martin, provides an insight into his life under stage four restrictions in Melbourne: For eight months, Melbourne has been shackled with some form of serious...

Life in lockdown: health-wise, it’s better than you think

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.

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.

Virtuoso composes virtual music for ‘Covid Time’

A track which is billed as the sound of COVID-19 and can be played virtually has been composed and recorded by musicians at The Australian National University.

AFL grand final upset: night game at the Gabba

The historic bond between the AFL grand final and the MCG is yet another casualty of 2020, after an announcement the event will be played at the Gabba (Brisbane Cricket Ground) in Queensland this year.

Lockdown prioritises sex, say leading academics

Two leading academics from the Australian Catholic University (ACU) and the University of Sydney say recent Victorian lockdown restrictions should have Australians rethinking sexual relationships.

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.

250,000 job losses as Victoria faces Stage 4 restrictions

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced further restrictions for Melbourne businesses and estimated another 250,000 Victorians will lose their jobs as the state struggles to reduce community movement and get the virus under control.
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