Playing the COVID-19 blame game may feel good, but it could come at a cost — the government’s credibility
The government has become an easy scapegoat as the pandemic has worsened. While blame can alleviate stress, grief and guilt, it can also be counterproductive if people trust less in their leaders.
What to do with anti-maskers? Punishment has its place, but can also entrench resistance
What’s driving “Bunnings Karen” and others to film themselves arguing with shop assistants about face masks and human rights? And how should we respond?
Footy is back, but what will it look like for die-hard fans during a global pandemic?
As AFL fans across the country get excited for the return of footy on Thursday night, there is still an air of nervous anticipation as to what lies ahead. How do we enjoy our national sport in a time of COVID-19?
Helping people do the right thing in times of pandemic
People will be more likely to follow physical distancing rules in coming months if they appreciate the impact of their actions on a human level, experts say.