Australia to open Covid vaccinations to 12- to 15-year-olds from 13 September | Australian politics

[ad_1] People aged 12 to 15 will be able to book Covid-19 vaccinations from 13 September, after technical advice confirmed they are eligible for Pfizer. But the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has warned that, given supply constraints, Pfizer doses should be prioritised for young adults. And the government should also consider offering older … Read more

Forgetful, confused and a bit cranky? Here are some scientifically proven ways to lift your lockdown mood | Australian lifestyle

[ad_1] Rifling through his cupboards for an unopened ballroom dance class DVD was an evidence-based decision for Brett Hayes. A professor of psychology at University New South Wales who focuses on cognition, Hayes was reviewing the literature that has emerged from waves of coronavirus lockdowns and saw the positive impact that both exercise and socialising … Read more

Six months ago I set out to buy beds for my children. Seasons passed. The beds did not come | Australian lifestyle

[ad_1] It has been a year of unprecedented supply chain problems. Covid-19 is a major contributor, and a ship being steered in the Suez Canal like Austin Powers manoeuvring a three-point turn certainly did not help. Delays have hit home decor particularly hard, with people growing so sick of their own abodes that furniture shops … Read more

‘I opened it and I just started laughing’: the pitfalls of pandemic shopping | Australian lifestyle

[ad_1] When Sam Bowker and his partner moved into their new rental, they planned to buy a couch the same way they usually did – with a trip down to the local op-shop. But Covid-19 scuppered this. The Salvation Army was no longer offering delivery services, so after a couple of drinks one evening, Bowker … Read more