Buddha and the Beard (7th May 2020)

Name of show: 
Buddha and the Beard
Radio station: 

Angurugu Radio 102.9

Date of show: 
Thursday, 7 May, 2020
Hosts & guests: 

Host: Hugh Bland


Topics: Corona-virus - no new cases in NT for 4 weeks; looking to future of easing of gathering and traveling restrictions in NT and other states; trace and test; Cedar Meats abbatoir outbreak; Victoria still in lockdown; vulnerabilities of remote northern communities and Biosecurity restrictions on travel into them; situation around Australia and the world - current pandemic situation is fairly stable; $750 stimulus payments; bank remains closed Fridays; royalty payments 26th June; monitoring mining noise at night - to report or complain call GEMCO 1800 870 766 or ALC 8987 4020; airport closure times; information websites; virus-related USA and China politics; virus origins; virus infection ratings; vaccine development; potential treatments - hydroxychloroquine and remdesivir; life after the restrictions are lifted - transmission, testing and tracing; continuing social distancing; COVIDSafe app and trust of politicians; face masks.

Date first filed: 
Thursday, 7 May, 2020