Lockdowns causing more loneliness, distress for young Australians: welfare report

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated September 16 2021 - 4:25am, first published September 15 2021 - 2:01pm
New figures shows recent lockdowns are having a negative impact on mental health among young Australians. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Younger Australians are doing it tougher in lockdowns than others as millions around the country stare down the barrel of COVID-19's devastating third wave.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.