Buddha and the Beard (20th April 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha & the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

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

Lionel Jaragba & Hugh Bland, recordings from Judy Lalara, Sylvia Tkac, Amathea Mamarika


Topics: Coronavirus around the world; how it spreads; lockdowns; Groote lockdown ended; Angurugu airport closures; quarantine before return to Groote from Boroloola, Katherine, Darwin, Cairns; Australian travel restrictions to continue for 4 weeks; cases in USA; statistics for infections; travel between Australia and NZ; various countries start to open up; Mediterranian countries with aged populations; figures and border closures in NT and Australia; red and yellow ribbons for workers - avoid contact with red ribbon workers; research on vaccines; immunity; people more vulnerable if over 50 or with health problems (heart issues, asthma, diabetes, dialysis etc.); rumours of further lockdowns; local charters and pilots' responsibilities; new faster tests; if feeling unwell, contact the clinic; thanks to all at clinics and supermarket; new fence ("bund wall") above earth wall around Angurugu; how to complain about noise (GEMCO 1800 870 766 ALC 8987 4020, 8987 4014); information websites.

Date first filed: 
Monday, 27 April, 2020