This week I am proud to be Aussie.

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This weekend we can’t go the pub, the beach, the movies, or out for dinner.

We can’t catch up with our friends, or see our grandparents, or even lay in the park and read a book.

This week thousands more Australians lost their jobs, with an estimated one million people out of work.

Anxiety, fear, depression, stress and loneliness are reaching levels many of us have never experienced in our lifetimes. It’s made even more painful by the knowledge that those we love are struggling, too.

And yet this week, I truly feel like I am living in the “lucky country.” The country that has so far managed to evade the extreme impact COVID-19 has had on places like the UK and the US. The country that looks after its people. The country that has – to some extent – slowed the growth of a virus that has skyrocketed elsewhere.

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