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 …

Flaws in health system exposed

Much has been said about the poor leadership of the Prime Minister on Covid-19 with confusing messaging and ad hoc and changing decisions but the lack of preparedness for this …

Dr Norman Swan on the ABC

At last, some straight-talking from the Prime Minister this afternoon (Wed 18th) but the ABC and Dr Norman Swan, in particular, are proving excellent sources of commonsense, up to date …

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 …

We love this anti-anti-vaxxer

Found in a subway North Fitzroy, this anti vaxxer-graffiti is getting what it deserves – the facts! Vaccination is a critical factor in the protection of the community from preventable …