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Policing a pandemic

Policing a pandemic

Update: 2020-04-06
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The public health response to the coronavirus has quickly become a law and order issue. Extensive new powers have been granted to police in several states, to crack down on public association, private gatherings and travel. Today, Mike Seccombe on how Australia is policing a pandemic.

Guest: National correspondent for The Saturday Paper Mike Seccombe.

Background reading:

Covid-19 lockdown and police powers in The Saturday Paper

The Saturday Paper

The Monthly

For more information on today’s episode, visit 7ampodcast.com.au.


 

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