Buddha and the Beard (1st May 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha and the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

Date of show: 
Friday, 1 May, 2020
Hosts & guests: 

Lionel Jaragba and Hugh Bland


Topics: Eased restrictions in NT - parks, playgrounds, pools, some national parks open; fishing, golf, and events now possible with increased numbers; from 15th May gyms, libraries, restaurants, pubs re-open; from 5th June, clubs, sport events allowed; on 18th June Biosecurity Declaration expires and to be reviewed; coronavirus on Groote, NT, in Australia and around the world; USA, Trump and "opening up"; health vs economy; virus origins, call for independent enquiry, and Twiggy Forrest claims; coronavirus in the future; SARS and MERS were also coronaviruses; hospital capacities and restarting surgery operations; ferry and bus updates; information websites; COVIDSafe app; outbreaks, incubation and showing symptoms - Ruby Princess; testing and isolation; Tasmanian and Newmarch outbreaks; ongoing need for hygiene; repeat restriction changes, NT border closure will be last thing eased.

Date first filed: 
Friday, 1 May, 2020