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You can’t freak Australians out about Covid for two years then expect that fear to fade overnight | Brigid Delaney
We’ve gone from nationwide surveillance and public shaming to the government saying it’s OK to go to work as a close contact. The whiplash is intense

Brigid Delaney

13, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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In this strange summer it feels like the wheels are falling off faster in 2022 | Brigid Delaney
Between Christmas and New Year’s, time seems to stretch and purposelessness pervades – and Omicron gives this baggy week a sinister edge

Brigid Delaney

06, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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The pandemic has allowed us to see so much. What will we do with our newfound clarity?
From government systems to family units to our own psyches, the pandemic brought revelation. What will we change?

Brigid Delaney

31, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Framed: Marc Fennell unpacks the NGV art heist that rocked Australia
SBS documentary goes beyond the politics, headlines and ransom notes to investigate the 1986 disappearance of Picasso’s Weeping Woman

Brigid Delaney

27, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Farewell to 2021 … a year that was darker, stranger and even less fun than the one before | Brigid Delaney
The past 12 months brought us yet more Covid, grinding climate anxiety and an even more toxic Twitter – but still, we found a way to live an love

Brigid Delaney

23, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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It’s been a hot mess of a week, navigating the Omicron outbreak in the era of ‘personal responsibility’ | Brigid Delaney
In the pre-Christmas minefield of Covid risk assessment, people want to do the right thing. But we need more information

Brigid Delaney

21, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Genesis Owusu, Banoffee, Nick Cave and more: the best Australian albums of 2021
Guardian Australia’s music critics and staff choose their favourite albums of the year

Brodie Lancaster, Shaad D'Souza, Andrew Stafford, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, Michael Sun, Nick Buckley, Brigid Delaney, Janine Israel and Nathan Jolly

19, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Teeth grinding - the sound of the pandemic | Brigid Delaney
Stress was creeping around my body at night, grinding my teeth into oblivion

Brigid Delaney

16, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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The 25 best Australian books of 2021: Helen Garner, Alice Pung, Tony Birch and more
Experimental elegies, portraits of resilience and political manifestos: 25 of the best reads of the year as picked by Guardian Australia critics and staff

Lucy Clark, Susan Wyndham, Michael Williams, Steph Harmon, Fiona Wright, Paul Daley, Brigid Delaney, Beejay Silcox, Bec Kavanagh, Declan Fry, Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen, Jack Callil, Zoya Patel, Bridie Jabour and Joseph Cummins

12, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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I once worked as a 'dish pig' in a seminary. It was character-revealing | Brigid Delaney
Today’s teens may know the Pythagoras theorem, but do they know how to wash dishes or make gravy in mass quantities?

Brigid Delaney

09, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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The pandemic has forced ‘safe, comfortable’ Australians to confront human rights. So what’s next?
Curfews, border closures and vaccine mandates have put a focus on civil liberties, with many saying it’s time for a national charter

Brigid Delaney

03, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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We’re all so exhausted we need another word to describe quite how exhausted we feel | Brigid Delaney
Like everyone else after 20 months of virus vigilance, I’m only now stopping to take a breath

Brigid Delaney

02, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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