Buddha and the Beard (17th April 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha & the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

Date of show: 
Monday, 27 April, 2020
Hosts & guests: 

Hugh Bland, recordings from Judy Lalara, Sylvia Tkac, Amathea Mamarika


Topics: Coronavirus around the world; releasing social distancing; AFL football training; ferry, bus & bank updates; royalties; mining works at Angurugu - bund wall, fence, noise, dust, dam, reporting noise (call GEMCO 1800 870 766 ALC 8987 4020 or 8987 4014); charter flights and travel between Groote, Nhulunbuy, Ngukurr, Numbulwar - other travel or transit requires quarantine before return (charter pilots will check); coronavirus transmission and origin; controlling gatherings; business closures; comparing countries - Australia and NZ have done well, UK worsening; no coronavirus on Groote; lockdown stages; restrictions will remain in Australia for at least 4 more weeks; contact tracing; stopping the spread; information websites; animals and flu; bird flu, SARS, MERS; research on treatments, testing, vaccine; immunity; masks; incubation period and symptoms; ongoing travel restrictions and exemptions; rules and separation for FIFO workers.

Date first filed: 
Friday, 17 April, 2020