NewsVineWA

COVID-Safe: But is everyone downloading it?

COVID-Safe: But is everyone downloading it?

Brad Fullgrabe

September 14, 2020

With the curve flattening according to health experts and the new release of COVID-safe app by the federal government. Statistics show more five million people have downloaded the application from the Australian app store within the first week. The question remains: will everyone download the...

Future of music festivals during COVID-19

Falls Festival

Natalie Escobar

May 31, 2020

As restrictions begin to lift around Australia, many are wondering how the future of music festivals will look post-COVID-19. Many festivals have been either cancelled or postponed till later in the year such as popular festival Splendour in the Grass which has been rescheduled for October. Music...

CO2 emissions reduced due to COVID-19 pandemic

CO2 emissions

Emily Goldsmith, Reporter

April 13, 2020

Cities are locked down, factories are closing and employees are moving from the office to home – the result is that our environment is thriving. China, the world’s greatest emitter of carbon dioxide has seen a 25% drop in levels over the last month. Mass quarantining as a result of Covid-19...

COVID-19 Pushes Australian Music Industry to the Edge

Concert Audience

Grace Flynn, Reporter

April 12, 2020

After the federal government’s ban on mass gatherings to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the live music industry has been pushed to the brink of collapse. On the website, ilostmygig, the Australian Music Industry Network and the Australian Festival Association have recorded a total income loss o...

Perth brewers helping to fight Coronavirus

Empty supermarket shelves are currently greeting shoppers searching for hand sanitisers.

Grenville Francis, Writer

April 3, 2020

Two Perth brewers have come together to create a drop far more precious than they’ve got on tap: hand sanitiser. SPINIFEX Brewing Co. and Limestone Coast Brewery are lending their helping, and sanitised, hands to the creation of SPINIFEX Protect. John Gibbs, master brewer of SPINIFEX Brewing...

Coronavirus sparks medication panic-buying

Pharmacy medication flying off the shelves amid Covid-19 panic buying.

Natalie Escobar

March 27, 2020

The number of Coronavirus cases are increasing every day, and despite calls for calm, people are panic buying – a trend that is now hitting chemists. In the first few weeks of the pandemic, items like toilet paper, tissues, paper towels, canned food, minced meat, pasta, rice, flour and hand sanitiser...

Perth school keeping the doors open amid COVID-19

Tuart Hill Primary School: Open today but what will tomorrow bring?

Grenville Francis, Writer

March 20, 2020

Today, the school siren welcomed Tuart Hill Primary students to think critically and communicate effectively, understand the relationship between concepts and ideas, be creative on canvas and with clay. It also invited teachers to provide a safe and caring environment while fostering a love of learning....

Quality journalism by ECU students
COVID-19