Buddha and the Beard (27th April 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha & the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

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

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


Topics: Coronavirus recovery rates, "flattening the curve", and lifting lockdowns; statistics around Australia, Groote free of coronavirus; around the world 2 million sick and 1 million recovered; numbers in USA; Australia - conditions before lifting more restrictions (more testing, improve tracing) in 4 weeks; restrictions lifted so far; random testing for asymptomatic cases; social distancing to continue; weather report in Anindilyakwa, fishing advice; sequence of preventive actions and effectiveness, border shutdown most effective action; Australia's 'COVIDSafe' tracing app; government stimulus payments and eligible categories; royalties in June; football training cancelled (because Gove league cancelled); complaints about noise from mine (GEMCO 1800 870 766, ALC 9897 4020); radio trainee position available; if you feel unwell, go to the clinic (Angurugu 8987 6317); information websites; statistics for Australia, comparing to other countries, USA, UK; Adelaide airport cluster and separating groups of workers; masks are used in some countries; tide report in Anindilyakwa; coronavirus origins and future strategies for dealing with it; immunity; research, development and testing of vaccines.

Date first filed: 
Monday, 27 April, 2020