Australia and COVID-19: successes and failures
What have we learned from the pandemic? An expert panel examines key questions.

Dr Norman Swan

The manner in which the COVID-19 pandemic has been handled has thrown light on the institutions and political culture of all contemporary societies. Concerning Australia there are many questions – flattering, puzzling and sometimes disturbing.

This panel discussion considers questions surrounding Australia’s successes and failures in handling the pandemic. Featuring Dr Norman Swan, Professor Stephen Duckett, Professor Michael Toole and Professor Raina MacIntyre, and hosted by Associate Professor Deb Gleeson.

This event occurred on June 10, 2021, as part of La Trobe University’s Ideas and Society Program.


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