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What Impact Will COVID-19 Have On Regional Australia?

By Rosie Bogumil Undoubtedly, the current coronavirus crisis has widespread global effects – it wouldn’t be called a pandemic if it didn’t. But in a healthcare system already known to be failing communities outside of major cities, how are isolated regional areas coping with the virus? Access to health care …

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Societal Risks: Coronavirus

By George Bai Overview In a mere two months, the coronavirus has transitioned from a novel media curiosity into a global pandemic that threatens the foundations of Australia’s financial, economic and societal institutions. To overcome this crisis, the Australian government must act decisively with strong, consistent health messaging and well-reasoned …

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Perfectionism: Vice or Virtue?

By Batool Aljfri “Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it” – Salvador Dali In psychology, perfectionism is a multidimensional personality trait that is characterised by an individual’s striving for an idealised image of the self or a particular situation. The individual sets high standards (often unattainable goals) for …

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What Are We Marching For?

Words by Chantel Henwood. Pictures by DEFNE. On 24 June 1978, a small group of people known as the Gay Solidarity Group marched through the streets of Darlinghurst to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Homosexuality would not be made legal in Australia for another 26 years. Yet the …

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