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Illustration by Jeff Fisher

ANAM Set and music in lockdown

The project that commissioned 67 Australian composers to write for each of Australian National Academy of Music’s musicians in lockdown

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

The empathy deficit

The Morrison government’s negligence in aged care is having devastating effects

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Australia’s world-leading COVID guidelines

When it came to setting guidelines for clinical treatment during the pandemic, Australia got it right

Image of South Australia Premier Steven Marshall addressing the media during a press conference in Adelaide, August 24, 2021. Image © Morgan Sette / AAP Images

Marshall law

Premier Steven Marshall claimed South Australia was “COVID-ready” when the state opened borders just as Omicron was emerging, but it now faces the same issues as the eastern states

Image of ‘Pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey’ game

The needle and the damage done

The federal government’s handling of the pandemic has been the worst public policy screw-up in Australian history

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Lockdown loaves and hampers

The pandemic has led to a surge in people needing help putting food on the table

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Helen Garner’s lockdown diaries, 2021

Notes from Melbourne as the pandemic persists

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

A loss of character

Remembering some of Sydney’s well-known streetfolk

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Close to home for Katy Gallagher

Life in quarantine as COVID-19 hits Senator Katy Gallagher’s family

An anti-lockdown rally in Sydney, July 24, 2021

We need to think about post-lockdown rights

Lacking serious debate on the next stage of the pandemic, Australia is ill-prepared