Today, readers comment on funding public transport, a chef’s business, fines for school absenteeism, and rail memories.
Melbourne’s return to lockdown risks killing off many struggling small to medium businesses. They need financial advice and support to survive the pandemic, argues John Vaz.
Victoria has recorded its highest number of coronavirus cases. The state’s regime of testing and quarantine is not working and it’s time it re-entered Stage Three lockdown, argues Adrian Esterman.
Today, readers comment on older jobless trying to find work, political opinion, and housing the homeless.
The rise in cybercrime means the state must boost cyber security, and that presents valuable training and job opportunities, argues Jim McDowell.
Steven Marshall won government promising to implement a Strong Plan for Real Change. But events of this week, as Tom Richardson writes, suggest the new mantra should be a Strong Plan for No Change Whatsoever.
Today, readers comment on Marshall Government bus cuts, suburban subdivision, teaching Pitjantjatjara, graduates and jobs, and Stephen Orr.”