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Climate crisis in quarantine

COVID-19, with its disposable masks and bans on KeepCups, brought the fight for the environment to its knees. Meet the entrepreneurs and community leaders…

Entrepreneurs: A lifeline for the community in a time of crisis

Throughout the pandemic Australians have praised essential workers such as retail attendants, nurses, doctors and pharmacists. But we’ve forgotten to praise one other group who are equally important – entrepreneurs. Millicent Spencer reports

Why I stayed: Out-of-towners who stuck out the lockdown in Melbourne

Melbourne – a culturally diverse and artsy city with great bars and restaurants – has long been a drawcard for young people from across the country. But when our long lockdown began, the exodus was huge – anyone with somewhere else they could be, departed. Jack Crnjanin talked to some who chose to stay.

For better or worse: A pandemic predicament

COVID-19 has changed weddings dramatically. Louise and Caleb managed to get their reduced version in before they were temporarily banned – and surprisingly, it came with some benefits. Ovayo-Ruth Campbell reports.

Bringing up baby in the COVID era

Mothers raising a bub in 2020 are faced with challenges they never could have expected. From face masks to the lack of their usual support networks, parents have been put to the test. Millicent Spencer reports