Buddha and the Beard (21st April 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha & the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

Date of show: 
Tuesday, 21 April, 2020
Hosts & guests: 

Hosts & guests: Lionel Jaragba & Hugh Bland


Topics: Coronavirus lockdowns around Australia; statistics on cases around Australia; no cases on Groote; traveling in and beyond East Arnhem Land; current declaration in place until 18th June; Larrakia nation help to quarantine in Darwin; 14 days quarantine and paper needed to return to Groote; exceptions; permits required for non-community residents and visitors to Groote; clusters and transmission; flu symptoms - call clinic (Angurugu 8987 6317); sanitiser and social distancing in supermarket; information websites; complaints about noise from mine; (GEMCO 1800 870 766, ALC 8987 4020); new bund wall; no AFL football training; bus and ferry updates; airport closures; vacancy for new radio staff (part time, with training provided); coronavirus around the world; USA cases and deaths; rates of recovery; clusters in Indonesia, Ramadan; New Zealand lockdown and release; Virgin airlines; Adelaide airport cluster; mid-May possible lifting of some restrictions; international travel might recommence only once vaccines developed; masks; search for new tests; immunity and vaccines; better treatment and equipment; free bananas and soap; royalty payments.

Date first filed: 
Tuesday, 21 April, 2020