3-step plan but confusion on timing

The Prime Minister has just now announced a detailed three-step plan on lifting Covid restrictions but it’s not at all clear when or where Step 1 commences. Apparently the states …

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 …

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 …