• Did I ever say anything about being "proud of"? I just picked a country that seems reasonably comparable to NSW.Anyway, that's not the point. My point is, we can easily live with 500 cases a day ONCE WE HAVE A HIGH VACCINATION RATE because vaccines prevent people who catch COVID from getting seri...

  • Correct, because like many European countries, they are facing a huge issue with vaccine hesitancy. That's why they haven't even reached 70% yet. It looks like Australia will have no problem achieving more than 80%. So, we are in a much better position. But the point is, 2000 cases a day in ...

  • These are completely arbitrary and random numbers and their meaning changes entirely as vaccination rates increase. 500 cases a day might be a problem for our hospital system if the population is completely unvaccinated. But 500 cases a day are no problem at all when over 80% of our population ar...

  • Firstly, in proportion to the number of handled arrivals, Victoria had more hotel quarantine breaches than any other state.Secondly, it is a big difference whether we aim for zero cases or not. NSW and VIC have given up on achieving zero cases and are just "flattening the curve" now. That complet...

  • Exactly. We have tens of thousands of people who caught COVID locally and all their close contacts in home quarantine right now. So, why are we treating overseas arrivals so differently? I don't see how such inconsistent policies can be based on science and health advice.

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