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Lockdown in Oakleigh – a Melburnian Greek girl returns to her roots

For more than 20 years I have lived in a  Richmond flat within walking distance of the Melbourne CBD. Fat lot of good that did me in early March with  social distancing and stay-at-home rules. It was absolutely useless by 23 March when my inner-city job was furloughed indefinitely. It would be positively cruel by 30 March  with stage  three restrictions …

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COVID-19 pandemic is our chance to lean how to reuse old medicines

It’s usually illegal to reuse leftover medicines in the UK for any purpose. But as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the government has released guidance that allows this to …

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Court nostalgia in time of lockdown

Generally speaking, court appearances, which form a significant proportion of the daily tasks of the legal practitioner, are the bane of my existence. Just as I have recurring nightmares of …

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What support will local Oakleigh businesses need on the way to recovery?

Having seen multiple recent reports regarding the difficult time experienced by Oakleigh businesses I felt it necessary to provide some relevant information as one of the local government representatives for …

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Why is it so hard to properly acknowledge the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocide?

About a week ago, Armenian communities across the globe were holding hands, tilting their heads down for the victims and lives that were put through a murderous period in the …

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The search is on for a way to reduce Australia’s third-highest homeless rate in the OECD

A Coalition for Housing the Homeless First Agenda has formed, similar to Finland’s successful campaigns that led to their Housing First Approach, culminating in a radical reduction of street present …

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When the British House of Commons purchased the Parthenon Marbles from Lord Elgin

In 1816, a Select Committee of Inquiry of the British House of Commons was called upon to deliberate as to whether it would be expedient for Parliament to purchase the …

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We asked experts for their opinion on the COVIDSafe App: Is it a game-changer?

Australia launched a contact-tracing mobile app Sunday to boost its efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak, and by Friday more than 3 million Australians had already downloaded it. Neos Kosmos …

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Letter: Support for all and a people’s economy

The virus- Support for all and a people’s economy It is generally acknowledged that Australia is facing an unprecedented deadly virus that so gravely impacts people’s lives and livelihoods. Although thankful for short …

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Could emotional memories of the coronavirus crisis trigger our future behaviour?

As we do whatever we can to stop the spread of coronavirus, we are being forced to change old habits and mundane daily acts, such as avoiding shaking hands and …