Brendan Murphy on big coronavirus decisions during pandemic response

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
Updated June 16 2020 - 5:40am, first published 3:00am
Chief medical officer Brendan Murphy says it hasn't been easy to make decisions that put people out of work. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy has listed closing borders to international travellers, advising federal and state government leaders to shut down non-essential businesses and enforcing hotel quarantine as some of the most pivotal moments in Australia's battle to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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