Buddha and the Beard (6th May 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha and the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

Date of show: 
Wednesday, 6 May, 2020
Hosts & guests: 

Hosts: Lionel Jaragba & Hugh Bland


Topics: NT "date night" - restaurants to open up 15th May; other openings, sports etc from 5th June; 18th June Biosecurity Act (protecting remote communities) expires; outbreaks in abbatoirs/meat packers; US pig exports; outbreaks in Newmarch House aged care, Burnie Hospital Tasmania, Ruby Princess; Old Sydney Quarantine Station; successful strategies in Australia; fishing holidays in New Zealand; improving virus testing; contact tracing; uptake of COVIDSafe app; FIFO hygiene at Angurugu airport; face masks; Australia has done well through following the science; virus origins and debates; comparing infectiousness of diseases; development and testing of vaccines.

Date first filed: 
Wednesday, 6 May, 2020