Senator Katy Gallagher questions Chief Medical Officer Professor Brendan Murphy (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

While Australia is only starting to look the other side of the coronavirus outbreak, reviews and inquiries have already begun into various organisations' handling of the crisis.

An inquiry into the federal government’s response began this morning, while an inquiry into the Ruby Princess saga continues today. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has also called for greater powers for the World Health Organisation (WHO) to investigate disease outbreaks -- alongside calls for a review. 

COVID-19 inquiry begins

An inquiry into Australia’s coronavirus response, chaired by Labor Senator Katy Gallagher, has kicked off in Parliament House today.