7 April 2021
It’s time for the Government to level with Australians, so we can better understand what the plan is and whether everything really is going to plan.
1 April 2021
So far, not so good. Here’s what the Federal Government should do now to rescue the rollout.
16 February 2021
The Federal Government needs to show national leadership in the pandemic by living up to its constitutional responsibilities for quarantining.
17 September 2020
A return to business as usual would be a missed opportunity. The system needs to be more efficient. For some people, non-surgery alternatives should be considered.
9 September 2020
NSW has been lucky. It shouldn’t be smug because it is only one ‘super spreader’ event away from a big outbreak that may necessitate harsh, Victorian-style restrictions.
8 September 2020
If we are serious about older Australians’ rights, we need to stop describing residential care as a place we ‘put’ people while we wait for them to die.
8 September 2020
Premier Dan Andrews’ plan is mostly right but partly wrong. It’s way too complex, but it has the right goal: zero active cases in the community.
7 September 2020
Victoria now has a good COVID-19 roadmap. It identifies the right goal, provides explicit criteria for when restrictions might be lifted, and involves mostly appropriate measures.
4 September 2020
On COVID-19, there is no conflict between policy choices made to protect public health and those which give priority to the economy. In both cases the right thing to do is to go for zero cases before restrictions are completely eased.
30 August 2020
Dan Andrews should go for zero. Opening up too early would risk a third wave, more economic disruption, and more deaths.