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  • August 17, 2021

NSW wants a national agenda for living with COVID, but not all states agree

Gladys Berejiklian believes that we should learn to live with the virus, but some states and territories require elimination, not suppression. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP / Lukas Coch) A strange dynamic has emerged as Canberra’s power is transferred to state and territorial leaders amid the pandemic. The idea of ​​a national approach to…

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Okay, it’s not a race. Let’s call it a competition for the toughest confinement

Maybe they should just rename the New South Wales Prime Minister’s morning COVID press conference to the 11 o’clock Follies. It would be a historic nod to the daily briefings of the American military war in Saigon during the Vietnam War, which so frustrated the assembled media that they dubbed them the Five Crazy Five.…

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You know, there are already many decrees that direct your daily life.

Mandates are already intrinsic to many aspects of our daily lives, so much so that we hardly think about them. So why does the idea of ​​a medical mandate upset so many feathers? (Image: Mitchell Squire / Private Media) Mandates exist in all parts of our lives. You wake up in your house built to…

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More severe restrictions, declared national emergency. What will set us free?

COVID-19 has blocked half of Australia, but there is no easy solution to unblocking it. However, following the rules would be a good start. A man skirts a barricade on Bondi Beach (Image: AAP / Joel Carrett) The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Sydney, with 136 cases recorded overnight, a record for…

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