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Australia has lost the plot on Covid messaging – this is how we get it back | Stephen Duckett and Sarah Duckett

Conservative rhetoric of personal responsibility has weakened the social licence to regulate

Overall, Australian governments managed the first two years of the Covid pandemic well. Border closures and state actions including lockdowns averted 18,000 deaths in 2020 and 2021.

This came at a cost in terms of separation of families and friends, disruption to schooling and economic activity, and individual stress.

Question: what is the hardest part of a one-week snap lockdown?

Answer: Week five.

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