Professor Catherine Bennett continued to provide COVID-19 related commentary across a range of national and international outlets, speaking about topics from vaccination targets to booster shots to home quarantine and the opening of national and international borders. She wrote one article for The Conversation and three for the Age: Good reasons to believe COVID cases may not skyrocket as NSW opens up; Taking the final steps to freedom; and an opinion piece with Dr Nick Coatsworth.
Professor Tony LaMontagne was quoted in Epimonitor in a piece about the 2021 World Congress of Epidemiology.
Professor Linda Sweet was featured in a full-page article ‘Parenthood interrupted’ in the print edition of the Geelong Advertiser and an online article Isolated and alone, parents struggle with bringing a baby into a pandemic
Norma Barrett was interviewed by the Warrnambool Standard about her research into the impact of lack of parenting support on fathers.
Dr Kristy Bolton was interviewed by ABC TV News for a Sunday feature story about food insecurity in Geelong’s northern suburbs.
Professor Steve Allender was featured on ABC online and breakfast radio talking about GLOBE’s four-year study that tested community capacity to implement healthy habits. The study was also covered in the print editions of the Geelong Advertiser and the Colac Herald.