Good morning, early birds. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has offered an unreserved apology in the wake of findings from the inquiry into the Ruby Princess outbreak, and almost all of Victoria's second wave cases can be traced back to travellers housed in hotel quarantine. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The evasion of responsibility by the federal and Victorian governments over the pandemic is the product of a long-growing culture of non-accountability in Australian politics.
Good morning, early birds. Paul Kelly has declared that he sees no medical reason to maintain border shutdowns, and Angus Taylor has released the government's 30 year Technology Investment Roadmap. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
It's tough economic times (for some) and the Oz bites its own tail. Plus other tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.
The Ruby Princess inquiry is raising key questions about the independence of cruise ship doctors — is their duty to their patients, or to their employer?
A number of important national inquiries have been delayed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
As more and more questions emerge each day, the NSW government's 'powerful and independent' inquiry into the Ruby Princess debacle must look at the role of the government itself.
The IMF projects the global economy will fall to -3% this year and create the worst recession since the Great Depression and the federal government is developing an opt-in tracking app that could be used to ramp up tracing efforts and ease lockdown restrictions.