We're in the middle of a storm. And only radical action can get us out.
Thanks to Daniel Andrews and his government, Australia faces an economic disaster. But the federal government must step up on the response.
The new Victorian shutdown will force an overhaul of Australia's fiscal and economic outlook. And we need more stimulus, too – much more.
If those of you outside of Melbourne aren't thinking about the catastrophe ahead, you soon will be.
What did Victoria do wrong... and what is it still not getting right?
Microbes are brilliant at exploiting human economic structures. And our 21st century economy provides opportunities for them to resist even concerted attempts at elimination.
The contact tracing hit-rate has been terrible in the US and UK. Is it any better in Victoria and NSW?
Despite early successes, the Victorian approach to beating COVID-19 had some glaring inconsistencies. Did this cause the second spike?
With officials failing to provide adequate food or care to people living in COVID-19 lockdown of public housing in Melbourne, the job of looking after the community fell to young volunteers.