A woman walks along Bourke Street mall in Melbourne, Victoria,  on July 20, days after the Australian state entered a lockdown in response to a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks along Bourke Street mall in Melbourne, Victoria, on July 20, days after the Australian state entered a lockdown in response to a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | Coronavirus: Australia won’t beat Covid or global challenges with ‘them against us’ talk

  • Deputy PM’s dismissive attitude over Melbourne’s pandemic challenge came at a time when solidarity is needed for a country struggling with a low vaccine rate and economically crippling lockdowns

A woman walks along Bourke Street mall in Melbourne, Victoria,  on July 20, days after the Australian state entered a lockdown in response to a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman walks along Bourke Street mall in Melbourne, Victoria, on July 20, days after the Australian state entered a lockdown in response to a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: EPA-EFE
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