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Australia's COVID plan was designed before we knew how Delta would hit us. We need more flexibility

  • Written by John Quiggin, Professor, School of Economics, The University of Queensland
Australia's COVID plan was designed before we knew how Delta would hit us. We need more flexibilityLukas Coch/AAP

The great economist John Maynard Keynes, when accused of inconsistency on some policy, is credited with saying: “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do?”

This point comes to mind in relation to the fractious debate over Australia’s “National Plan” to relax restrictions at 70% and 80%...

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