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Chief medical officer Brendan Murphy (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

It’s wrong for Brendan Murphy to keep COVID-positive aged care homes a secret

Elderly Australians have the right to know which aged care homes have had an outbreak of COVID-19.

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Whose reputation is the government really worried about on aged care transparency?

Why is the government elevating the reputations of aged care providers above the needs of consumers and taxpayers?

People queue outside a Centrelink office in Bondi Junction (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Coronavirus statistics | When will the lockdown end?

How long will the coronavirus lockdown last? It’s the question at the back of all our minds. Today, Crikey presents the coronavirus statistics that may be help predict when lockdowns will be a thing of the past.

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When will offices reopen? The end of WFH

We have heard reports of schools opening and the steps that will need to be taken to ensure a safe learning environment, but what about work?

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How independent is Australia’s health advice? 

Inq takes a look at the transparency and independence of the team advising the national cabinet.

Chief medical officer Brendan Murphy (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Who advises the man who advises the nation on COVID-19?

By this point in the coronavirus crisis, everyone knows chief medical officer Brendan Murphy. But what do we know about the team behind him, saving Australia from catastrophe?

Chief medical officer Brendan Murphy. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

The man behind the eyebrows: just who is Brendan Murphy? 

The pandemic has rocketed chief medical officer Brendan Murphy from bureaucratic obscurity to celebrity. Inq profiles Australia's top doctor.

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A cautious case for hope

Good morning, early birds. As social distancing, testing and tracing measures begin to work Down Under, Morrison's popularity is rising, and parliament's back, baby. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Not all experts are Australian: the case for listening to other accents

We are facing a global problem. So why aren't we listening to global experts?

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Clear communication from the PM really is essential. So why aren’t we getting it?

Scott Morrison has an immensely difficult job in communicating the lockdown measures governments are embracing. But his communication skills have failed him.

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