The NT News story ‘Stairing in the abyss’ (21/1) should send a shiver down the spine of all Territorians. We need an Australia-wide national home building code like we need a hole in the head. Elevated homes and louvre cooling are part of our way of life. Crowded together hot box homes on matchbox size blocks should NOT be mandated as the only home building option.
Relief seems to be seeping into the community because of discernment that Omicron is peaking and infections will decline. Maybe, but behind this virus will come another and another. Mask wearing may become a permanent community feature
WA Premier Mark McGowan deserves thanks and appreciation from those living in the state. He is the ONLY state/territory leader with patience to sustain resistance to Covid, the ONLY leader to prioritise the health of people as being of more importance than the making of money. He is a leader of conviction and deep commitment to his state.