The COVID-19 variant which has sparked lockdown in South Australia and interstate is transmitted so much faster than before that authorities struggle to keep up, writes C Raina MacIntyre.
Today, readers comment on testing delays, compensation eligibility, supporting the arts and a nice drop of savvy blanc.
Today, readers comment on COVID-testing queues, the impact of a statewide shutdown and Fumbles.
The federal government has paid job service providers billions to help the unemployed find work, but the system has mostly benefited the agencies themselves, writes Martin Loosemore.
Nations are watching closely as the UK reopens with no COVID restrictions – specifically for the emergence of any vaccine-resistant variants. Kris Gledhill says legal action isn’t out of the question.
Did Richard Branson actually reach space, and what does his joyride mean for those who aren’t uber-rich? Ian Whittaker and Gareth Dorrian explore the facts and possibilities.
An 80 per cent vaccination rate and aggressive contact tracing are key to minimising risk and Australia reopening to the world, argue Tony Blakely and Vijaya Sundararajan.”