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Collected Item: “Victorian Isolation – HIST30060”

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Victorian Isolation – HIST30060

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Open Letter

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The second lockdown was an extraordinarily difficult time for Victorian citizens. Our social media feeds were filled with Australians and the international community celebrating their newfound freedom, whilst we were stuck at home, demoralised, and overwhelmed with the rising cases and deaths in our hometown. This article struck me because it was the only publication I saw in this time which accurately captured the loneliness and hopelessness that was felt throughout the state.

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newspaper, publication, loneliness, Victoria,

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https://www.broadsheet.com.au/national/city-file/article/what-it-feels-live-melbourne-right-now

Who originally created this object? (If you created this object, such as photo, then put "self" here.)

Kate Lancaster

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2020-09-08
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