covid-19 April 2, 2022
For most of this year, I have decided to not comment further on Covid-19 . Given the lack of appetite for truth about the pandemic, I have declined all media requests. There seems to be a dogged determination to pretend everything is okay. Anyone...
covid-19 February 19, 2022
Under the pretence of Covid-19 precautions, prisoners are being locked in cells without access to communication, fresh clothes, soap or sanitary products.
covid-19 February 5, 2022
The hotline at the centre of the government’s new Covid-19 strategy is staffed by casual workers with almost no training, employed by the company behind robo-debt.
covid-19 January 29, 2022
In October, the government made a new plan for hospitals – but it was never updated and one of the key drugs it was based on still hasn’t arrived.
covid-19 January 15, 2022
For most of the pandemic Australia has worked to contain the virus through evidence-based public health measures such as border closures, case finding, contact tracing, quarantine, social distancing, vaccines and, at times, lockdown. Sadly, the...
covid-19 December 4, 2021
Recent Covid-19 outbreaks have prompted Territorians to get vaccinated, but the cases tearing through Indigenous communities highlight broader inequalities – and the damage done by deliberate misinformation.
covid-19 October 30, 2021
Way back in March last year, I wrote a column for this newspaper called “The pandemic we had to have” . For the 18 months since, I’ve been very active as a Covid-19 communicator on traditional broadcast and social media, while also giving lectures,...
health October 23, 2021
As millions of Australians exit lockdown, they will soon be able to test themselves for Covid-19 at home with rapid antigen tests. There are benefits to the tests, but concerns remain over accuracy.
covid-19 October 23, 2021
As the eastern states emerge from lockdowns, the pandemic isn’t over, it’s just changing shape.