That’s Bondi, baby. My piece for The Guardian

Bondi Beach: how the Australian icon became a coronavirus hotspot –Bondi is one of NSW’s most famous destinations, drawing 2.6 million visitors a year. Has its popularity made it vulnerable to Covid-19?– A block from Bondi Beach six female travellers, all aged between 22 and 31, share a two-bedroom flat, each paying $200 a week in rent. … Continue reading

Stay apart, but for goodness’ sake, stay in touch. My piece for The Guardian

Grandparenting from a distance: how coronavirus challenges the closest bonds –With children often asymptomatic and older people most vulnerable, the rules are clear: stay at home, stay apart, but stay in touch.– There’s only been one breach of the new security protocol at Susan and John Slaughter’s home in the Brisbane suburb of Lutwyche. “Harry, … Continue reading

Global Sisters

I’m lucky to be writing a series of stories about the powerful sisterhood at Global Sisters, a charity that gives migrant, disenfranchised, homeless or stateless women the chance to run and profit from their own start-up businesses. These are the people who work harder than I’ll ever need to to even find the doors that … Continue reading

As bushfires rage

As bushfires rage through prime koala habitat in NSW and QLD, it’s a good time to mention the fascinating koala research and writing I recently did for NRMA Insurance. The campaign is worth a look at, not least to find out how you can help a koala today. It’s estimated that 350 of our favourite … Continue reading