Experts are desperately trying to find any cracks in the system that could let the virus loose again.
Victoria's hotel quarantine inquiry winds up today, but we still don't know who made the decision to use private security guards at hotels.
The Andrews government has no right demanding additional powers over its citizens when it can't responsibly exercise the powers it already has.
Victoria's roadmap to recovery may seem daunting. But the alternative is much, much worse.
The new Victorian shutdown will force an overhaul of Australia's fiscal and economic outlook. And we need more stimulus, too – much more.
The economy was struggling even before Melbourne had to shut down again and the pain has extended across most sectors.
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.
Like much of the rest of the world, Australia now has to deal with a patchwork pandemic. Slipping back into old habits isn't good enough for politicians if they're to respond effectively to ongoing disruption.