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Pandemic bill not perfect but does improve transparency, accountability

The dire warnings from some about Victoria’s proposed new pandemic laws are mostly wrong or overblown. There are important areas where the bill needs fixing but...

Beyond the usual politics, I suspect what’s happening with the reaction to this bill is partly about our community’s current state of mind. People are exhausted.

  • Hugh de Kretser
  • The Age

The hyperbole from some about this bill makes many people worry we’ll be plunged into endless lockdowns and restrictions when in fact, this bill has far more safeguards than the current law.

Stepping back from the immediate debate, it’s clear, as we emerge from the fog of lockdown, we’re at a…

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