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International Womans Day 2021 Monday 8 March, 2021 #ChooseToChallenge The idea for an annual event celebrating women grew out of the labour movement in 1908, when 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter working hours, better pay and the right to vote. Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine information campaign begins The Australian Government’s $23.9 million public information campaign to encourage Australians to get a COVID-19 vaccine began on 28 January.The Hon Greg Hunt MP. Minister for Health and Aged Care Vaccines for COVID-19. What are they & when will they be available As the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine roll out begins for the elderly, aged care home residents and front line health workers in Australia, many countries around the world have already made a strong start administering vaccines. Starting with the most at risk citizens, such as a 96-year-old Belgian man, who reported feeling “30 years younger” after receiving the vaccination. Personal Tool-ParentsReturning to School There is nothing quite so permanent as change. 2020 and COVID-19 have created a vast amount of change for all people but for those who are school-aged –their whole world view has been rocked and most probably been changed forever. Just for a brief moment, remember your life at aged 15. It may have been terrible (for many varied reasons), but it also may have been filled with hope as there were dreams, plans and goals that you were constructing in your head. Some of those goals may have been to travel, work overseas and cross borders whenever you liked. Extension of family health cover to children until age 31 is 'timely' Young people can stay under their parents' health insurance until the age of 31 from this year as more are expected to stay in education and live at home longer. The federal budget extended the age limit from 25 to 31 to help ailing health funds, but experts predict it will also help more young people facing the risk of unemployment in a tougher COVID-19 economy.