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Growing popularity of face masks

The debate about using masks has been all over the place, but tomorrow at midnight masks will be made compulsory in metropolitan […]

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OPINION | This is the lockdown we need to have

Words by Viet Bui For much of May, we have seen largely single digit rises in new cases in Victoria with some […]

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COVID-19 fears for 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Woman-led disaster response organisation Action Aid expresses concern for the almost one million refugees in Cox’s Bazar, a refugee settlement in Bangladesh. […]

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Domestic abuse rises during COVID-19 lockdown

CONTENT WARNING: This piece talks about the abuse and violence against women. If you or someone you know needs help relating to […]

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Explained: Australia’s recession during COVID-19

It was recently declared by the Reserve Bank of Australia that Australia is in its first recession in 29 years, but why […]

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National Volunteer Week 2020: Volunteer Spotlights!

It’s National Volunteer Week! To celebrate, we’re shining a light on the fantastic efforts of SYN volunteers to keep creating content from […]

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OPINION | Renting during the pandemic: Real estate industry must do better

Words by Rafal Alumairy Real estate agents and landlords have far too much power in negotiations with tenants. In the middle of […]

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‘Where Do The Artists Turn?’ by Danni Stewart

It’s hard to survive as an artist or someone working in the creative sector at the best of times, and now the […]

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Social isolation the biggest impact on Young Victorians: latest survey

While digital technology enables people to stay connected during the COVID-19 lockdown, young people in Victoria now find themselves socially isolated with […]

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Coronavirus impact on religious venue closures for Muslim community

Due to federal government announcing public venue closures because of COVID-19, religious communities are impacted by this as well. Mosques are closed, […]