Law and COVID-19
Germs and Justice
Part 1: COVIDSafe
Is Big Brother on your phone? Professor Alison Duxbury, Associate Professor Jason Bosland and Professor Jeannie Paterson discuss the COVIDSafe app, and how the pandemic has changed the landscape of privacy and surveillance.
Part 2: Jobs
Who will survive the axe? And what rights will be lost? Professor John Howe and Professor Miranda Stewart discuss the impact of COVID-19 on jobs and workplaces.
Part 3: Domocracy
Has the pandemic killed the free world? Professor Adrienne Stone, Associate Professor Tom Daly and Associate Professor William Partlett discuss the rules, regulations and governance structures that have emerged during the pandemic, and whether they will outlast this emergency.
Life Beyond Coronavirus
The expert view
'Flattening the curve' is a term that’s trending right now, but there’s a lot of confusion about what it means.
What will it take to end isolation?
The panel dissects the latest data about coronavirus in Australia and explore the new COVID-19 trace and track app.
The race for the vaccine
Join world leading experts as we explore what a vaccine is, who is getting close and why does it matter?
Are the kids alright?
As schools begin to reopen around the world, we ask the experts questions like are the kids alright, has the disruption to their education caused long-term damage, and more.
The future of work
Australia has weathered the first wave of this pandemic, but it has come at a big economic cost, with the repercussions yet to be truly understood.
Preventing the next pandemic
COVID-19 is unlikely to be an isolated event. Our experts explore some of the important questions like why they expected this pandemic and why animal-human transmission remains key.
The way out of lockdown
It was all going so well until it wasn’t. Join leading experts from the University of Melbourne as they explore how Victoria re-entered lockdown and why Australia has been split into two.
What impact is COVID-19 having on people with disabilities?
Associate Professor Anna Arstein-Kerslake discusses the impact COVID-19 is having on people with disabilities.
What does COVID-19 mean for Australian construction contracts?
Melbourne Law School's Professor John Sharkey AO discusses whether Australia's construction contracts will stand up to scrutiny in the face of COVID-19.
Domestic violence, COVID-19 and 'home'
Professor Belinda Fehlberg discusses how COVID-19 restrictions, job losses and social isolation is impacting victims of domestic and family violence.
COVID-19: How will Australia pay for its response?
Professor Miranda Stewart discusses how Australia's tax and transfer systems will need to change due to the current COVID-19 crisis.
What does COVID-19 mean for Australian parliamentary accountability?
COVID-19 has resulted in unprecedented actions from the government with limited parliamentary scrutiny. Professor Adrienne Stone takes a closer look at what this means for democracy in Australia.
What does COVID-19 reveal about health law?
Associate Professor Jonathan Liberman provides his perspective on COVID-19, the immediate health crisis and the values that will guide us through the difficult times ahead.
What does COVID-19 mean for the future of work?
Professor John Howe discusses what the future might hold for employment policy and regulation after COVID-19.
COVID-19: What is Australia's National Cabinet?
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the establishment of a National Cabinet. Laureate Professor Emeritus Cheryl Saunders AO examines the role of the National Cabinet, and how it might affect state and national governance.
COVID-19 and sports law: Player contracts
Melbourne Law School Professor Jack Anderson discusses the possible impact on sports player contracts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.