Australia needs a more rational, evidence-based border policy
University of Melbourne experts say Australia’s blanket ban on all low-risk non-Australian citizens coming here is irrational and costly. And a lost opportunity
How long till Sydney gets out of lockdown?
New University of Melbourne COVID-19 modelling finds NSW’s hard lockdown gives the State more certainty about how long stricter restrictions could stay in place
What’s the right COVID-19 risk to live with?
As Australia considers opening its borders, new University of Melbourne virus modelling provides scenarios that can help us decide what risk to tolerate.
Charting our way back to normal
A new web tool weighs the costs and benefits of different policy responses as Australia charts way to post-COVID-19 normal, say University of Melbourne experts
Part 3: Things we know at the end of 2020
In Part 3, University of Melbourne experts share what they've learned in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic that they had absolutely no clue about before.
Food Health Star labels are driving healthier products
Food health labels improve the nutrition of packaged products but they must be compulsory to make a bigger difference, finds a University of Melbourne-led study
So, Victoria, what do we do now?
A University of Melbourne expert says it’s now mathematically impossible that Melbourne will reach its COVID-19 case target to release to Step 3 of the Roadmap.
Rating Victoria’s COVID-19 Roadmap
Victoria’s Roadmap out of the COVID-19 restrictions is good but there are grounds for tweaking it, says University of Melbourne expert Professor Tony Blakely
Modelling Victoria’s escape from COVID-19
Dynamic policy models can help Victoria think through how we get to ‘COVID-normal’. Here University of Melbourne experts explain their new modelling
Making sense of Victoria’s daily COVID-19 cases – and (maybe) some good news
A University of Melbourne expert says batching explains why the number of new COVID-19 cases in Victoria is a rollercoaster, but this may also mean good news.