• Riding the big wave

    Adrian Esterman     |      January 15, 2022

    Modelling used by the NSW government suggests up to half the state’s population will contract omicron in the present wave, so what figures should we follow to show when the worst is over?

  • Victoria’s ‘state of disaster’

    Adrian Esterman     |      August 3, 2020

    Premier Dan Andrews declared a state of disaster from 6pm on Sunday in Victoria, imposing a nightly curfew on Melbourne and giving the government and police extra powers to enforce the new restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.