How COVID showed us the folly of privatisation and management-school 'inspired' governance

Friday, 9 October 2020 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Jacques and Jennifer look at what we can learn from mistakes made in Victoria that led to COVID-19 spreading from hotel quarantine into communities.
It seems that certain problems have been in play long before the pandemic. 
These include the outsourcing of essential public services, the loss of expertise in management of the area being managed (such as health), and the inability of bureaucracies to address the challenges we face holistically.



Ros Gittens in the Age 30 September 2020, p.20.

Sarah Russell in the Age 8/9/2020 Aged care tragedy years in the making.’

Jan Carter in the Age 8/9/2020 Ideological tide swamped state

Friday 10:00am to 10:30am
Think Again offers weekly conversations and reflections about current events, trends and public pronouncements on contemporary and emerging issues. The show moves beyond what we read and hear via the public and ‘social’ media, to invite alternative possibilities to guide our thinking, living and organising.


Jennifer Borrell & Jacques Boulet