Lockdown working

We can take some comfort in the considerable drop in new cases of Covid-19 in Australia so far in April but the question is: how long will it last? Most …

Our ABC …

It is now more important than ever to ensure that Australian institutions like the ABC are protected and adequately funded so that they can continue to provide, independent and fact-based news to Australians.

Let them out!

1,249 Australian doctors signed a letter to the Government calling for people seeking asylum and refugees to be released from detention immediately because of the threat of Covid-19. That’s almost one …

Finally, private hospitals brought in

657 private hospitals will be integrated into our public hospital system adding 34,000 hospital beds and their personal protective and other equipment to the Coviod-19 cause.  This is reassuring but it does …

Trumped again by NZ

The New Zealand PM has today announced a NZ$12.1 billion or 4% of GDP package for business, the health system and people in isolation. Ours is less than 1%. New …