Expert opinion

Jed Montayre

Expert: COVID-19 will expose the vulnerabilities of our orphaned older people

A Western Sydney University expert says there is an unknown population of older people in Australia who are friendless and alone, and are uniquely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Opinion: TikTok can be good for your kids if you follow a few tips to stay safe

The video-sharing app TikTok is a hot political potato amid concerns over who has access to users’ personal data.The United States has moved to ban the app. Other countries, including Australia, have expressed concern.

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Opinion: State arts service organisations: effective, engaged but endangered

This week the NSW government’s arts funding arm, Create NSW, removed or significantly reduced funding to arts service organisations. This short-sighted trend of cutting funding to arts organisations began several years ago.

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Opinion: Should all aged-care residents with COVID-19 be moved to hospital? Probably, but there are drawbacks too

COVID-19 is continuing to devastate Victorian aged-care homes, with 1,435 active cases now linked to the sector, and at least 130 residents having died.

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Opinion: COVID-19 pandemic shows why infant formula donations are dangerous and how breastfeeding protects infants

When emergencies occur, including in the current COVID-19 pandemic, people want to help mothers and babies. Sometimes they respond by making donations of infant formula.

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Opinion: ‘Uprooting, no matter how small a plant you are, is a trauma’: older women renters are struggling

Older women renters are struggling in an insecure and unaffordable rental housing market. A combination of high rents and low incomes leaves many living in substandard housing.

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Opinion: Don’t know what day it is or who said what at the last meeting? Blame the coronavirus

We are all living through a major historical event, a once-in-a-century pandemic that has radically changed how we work, learn, travel, socialise and spend our free time.

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Expert: U.S guidelines confirm Australian parents may be introducing unhealthy foods too early

New infant feeding guidelines released by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee in the United States provide further evidence that Australian parents may be introducing foods to their children too early.

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