The coronavirus pandemic could see 150,000 people in Australia die in a “worst case scenario” if it spreads unchecked.
The coronavirus pandemic means the world is facing a major recession. Morrison has announced $189 billion in economic measures—but his focus is overwhelmingly on bailouts for business, not workers.
Morrison and the national cabinet have announced what he called “stage one restrictions” closing cafés, restaurants, pubs, churches and cinemas.
The spread of the coronavirus has created a global health crisis and precipitated a global economic crisis. Australia’s economy was already stalling and is now almost certainly in recession.
Following Donald Trump, Scott Morrison’s travel ban on everyone from China who is not an Australian citizen or permanent resident has fuelled the racist response here.
Scott Morrison has been badly damaged by his response to the bushfire crisis, after weeks of refusing to act.
Scott Morrison didn’t just visit Donald Trump on his trip to the US—he started channelling him.
Scott Morrison may have won the election. But his government has a very thin majority—and plenty of problems ahead.