Amateur hour is over. It's time to get real on public health

By Ian Ring
January 18 2022 - 6:25pm
Australia's public health preparedness has been lacklustre at best. Picture: Shutterstock

Imagine going into a war with a battle plan that consisted of sitting around waiting for the enemy's next move and then responding on the fly with whatever you could lay your hands on. Imagine the rest of the plan was to counter setbacks with spin, pamphlets, blame shifting, and backgrounding against any critics.