Buddha and the Beard (19th April 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha & the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

Date of show: 
Sunday, 19 April, 2020
Hosts & guests: 

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


Topics: Coronavirus success across Australia; statistics around the world; USA by far most affected and most disunited; Donald Trump; effectiveness of travel restrictions and isolation in Darwin; Biosecurity declaration and 14 days isolation before return to Groote; restrictions to be reviewed 18th June; 156,000 deaths worldwide; complaints about noise from mine at night and questions about new fence (bund wall to stop dust and extra protection against tailings dam) - call GEMCO 1800 870 766 ALC 8987 4020, 8987 4014; free soap; coronavirus origins - laboratory or food market?; Taiwan leaders; closing businesses, unemployment, canceling events; contact tracing; rates in Spain, Italy, UK, USA; Singapore; vaccines and immunity; medical research; animals and flu, transmission to humans; testing and developing tests and vaccines; Ruby Princess outbreak and transmission; people fined for breaking lockdown across Australia; disease symptoms and hospital treatment; face masks; clusters; virtually no travel into or out of Australia; what's closed; Adelaide baggage handler cluster; call clinic of you feel unwell; changes after coronavirus; thanks to clinic and shop staff; release of restrictions - if we achieve better testing, tracing (via app), response times and equipment, and continuation of social distancing and enhanced hygiene; masks.

Date first filed: 
Sunday, 19 April, 2020