Coronavirus has fundamentally changed the way we live.
Just a few months ago it was unimaginable that so much would grind to a halt.
That drinking in pubs would be effectively outlawed.
Weddings restricted to the bride, groom, celebrant and two witnesses, and funerals performed to only ten mourners who are unable to embrace.
So much has changed, but life, death and love continues despite limitations and lockdowns.
New motherhood in isolation
When former Albury woman Tahlia McPherson imagined starting a family, a global pandemic never featured in her plans.
She never thought her first-born son, Ari Wilson, would enter the world in a time of social distancing and isolation or that most of his grandparents would have to meet their beloved grandson through FaceTime.
The final weeks of pregnancy for Miss McPherson, now of Wollongong, were filled with excitement but tinged with anxiety.
As Ari's due date, March 26, came and went, Miss McPherson and partner Nick Wilson watched as Australian and international governments implemented restrictions to hospital visitations.
They felt they were up against a deadline, and worried Mr Wilson would not be allowed into the delivery room to witness their child's birth.
"I knew each day that passed, the likelihood of tighter rules increased," she said.
Luckily, on March 30, both mum and dad were there to welcome baby Ari into the world.
"We were lucky that we had a really great birth and were discharged from hospital's birthing unit a few hours after Ari was born," Miss McPherson said.
"That way we were able to stay together as a family."
Women who have to be moved to the Wollongong Hospital maternity ward after birth are only allowed a single visitor for the duration of their stay, who is only allowed in for one hour per day.
Once discharged, Ari was able to meet one of his grandmothers who isolated with the family.
"It was so special [that my mum] was able to meet her grandson, but really sad when she left because we don't know when she will be allowed to see him again," MissMcPherson said.
"Other than that, our families and friends haven't been able to meet him... which has been really hard."
Although Miss McPherson and Mr Wilson might miss out on showing off their newborn, mothers' group and physical support from extended family, the pair are just smitten to have a healthy baby.
"It wasn't how I imagined my first child would come into the world, but at the end of the day we had a beautiful healthy boy and that in itself is something to be super thankful for," she said.
"There are so many people doing it tough at the moment, so we are really grateful to be in our little love bubble with our newest family member."
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And once restrictions are lifted, there'll be a long line of people wanting a cuddle from Ari.
"When this is all over, we can look back and say we brought life and happiness into this world during a time of devastation - and that is something to be super proud of," Miss McPherson said.
The heartbreak of distance
Grandmother Leonie Orr has been there to meet five of her newborn grandchildren, but not baby Percy.
The Mulwala retiree has met the sixth and newest addition to her family over FaceTime and gets daily photos and updates on how he's developing.
But she's yet to hold him, smell his newborn head, or kiss his little cheeks.
"It's just a little bit sad I can't spend these early days with little Percy in Canberra," she said. "I haven't had a cuddle yet.
"It is sad but it's just a sign of the times."
When Percy was born Mrs Orr was in isolation, having just flown home from the United States where she welcomed another new grandson, Hunter.
By the time her isolation period was over, bans on non-essential travel were in place.
"With the other children I was actually there when they were born, not in the room, but I was there with the family," she said. "It's sad because I would be there."
Mrs Orr said Percy was the third child of her Canberra-based son and she would have loved to take care of the older children and meet her new grandson.
"It's really heartbreaking... just not being able to cuddle them and snuggle and do all those sorts of things we usually do," she said.
"You usually turn up and the first thing you do is give the kids cuddles and play in their bedrooms with them and do all of those sorts of things grandparents do.
"We have lots of fun and games and snuggles, cuddles and kisses.
"It's all virtual now."
Although a cuddle with Percy might be out of reach for now, Mrs Orr is sure her newest grandchild will prove well worth the wait.
To do, or not to do... yet
On what should have been her wedding day, Jordan Greenway plans to pop a bottle of champagne and share a toast with the man who should be her husband.
There's not much else she can do.
In December 2016, UK-born Cory Hammans proposed to Wodonga-based Miss Greenway and for about two years the 25-year-old has been finalising details for their perfect destination wedding in Bali.
But when their wedding day arrives, May 20, 2020, instead of being at an exotic resort, the pair will be at home in Wodonga.
After many days of anxiety, the pair recently made the heart-breaking decision to postpone their nuptials until May, 2021.
"It was really tough," Miss Greenway said.
"We were really stressed out for a good week because we didn't know what the next announcement would be - if we could go, if we couldn't, if we'd be able to get back...
"Once we made the decision although we were sad we had to wait a whole extra year, it was kind of a relief we had something to look forward to and that it was dealt with."
Before the strict five-person limit on weddings came into play, Miss Greenway's mother suggested the pair throw together an Australian wedding.
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"But I just did not have the energy," Miss Greenway said.
"I've put so much time, effort and two years into planning a wedding - there is no way I wanted to plan another one."
The pair were able to move their wedding date and flights for no extra cost, but that doesn't mean all their worries have evaporated.
"We just want - which obviously we can't get - we just want answers as to when this is going to be over because we're starting to almost doubt May next year..." she said.
Mourning under restrictions
It's often said the only certainty in life is death, but in a world full uncertainly even death and mourning is changing.
Government regulations restricting funeral services to just ten people mean many Australians are missing out on saying goodbye to a friend, relative or loved one.
While social distancing means even those attending a service are not able to embrace or comfort one another.
Lester and Sons area manager John Vogel said the restrictions have altered the way people say goodbye.
"I think [coronavirus] is making it harder for families in general," Mr Vogel said.
"At a time when there's a death, it's important to remember the family member that has died, but also to support the family and friends [left behind].
"This situation has made it very difficult, there's only so much empathy and warmth you can convey in electronic means."
Mr Vogel said the funeral industry was adapting and looking at new ways families and communities could say goodbye.
Elsewhere in Australia funerals have been livestreamed for mourners and hearses driven through streets to allow communities to farewell a neighbour.
Mr Vogel said when restrictions have been lifted he believes many people will want to hold memorial services for those who weren't able to have a traditional funeral service because of coronavirus.
"I think we'll see people wanting to come together to support each other," he said.
"People looking toward having a memorial service to remember the person who has died and to get that support, not only for themselves but for their friends and community, because they need to grieve as well.
"[People] need that support from their community and at a later stage they're going to need that because it's challenging for everyone."