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Broadcast every Tuesday at 11am AEDT on Radio Port Phillip 98.7 or 98.3 FM. It’s your weekly dose of science and technology.

Including features on cool gadgets, website reviews, the latest science and IT news, not to mention astronomy and space exploration.

http://beyondinfinity.com.au/

Special thanks to John Young, Paul Wattie, Steve Meyers, Brendon Telfer and the team at RPPfm.

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Broadcast every Tuesday at 11am AEDT on Radio Port Phillip 98.7 or 98.3 FM. It’s your weekly dose of science and technology.

Including features on cool gadgets, website reviews, the latest science and IT news, not to mention astronomy and space exploration.

http://beyondinfinity.com.au/

Special thanks to John Young, Paul Wattie, Steve Meyers, Brendon Telfer and the team at RPPfm.

    Lockdown Radio - Restrictions Ease As Victoria Achieves 70% Double Vaxed

    Lockdown Radio - Restrictions Ease As Victoria Achieves 70% Double Vaxed

    Live-to-air radio interview with Piers Cunningham and Brendon Telfer. Victoria passes 70% double dosed; Mornington Peninsula vax rate well ahead of many other Melbourne LGAs. Booster jabs being rolled out in Europe, US and Israel as double dose protection wanes over time, but should 3rd doses be going to poorer countries instead? Boom times for Pfizer forecast to continue in 2022. Update on subvariant AY.4.2 - more infectious than original Delta? And with daily case numbers stubbornly high, Melburnians prepare for an end to the world's longest lockdown.

    • 15 min
    Lockdown Radio - Stark Contrast Between Victoria And NSW

    Lockdown Radio - Stark Contrast Between Victoria And NSW

    Live-to-air radio interview with Piers Cunningham and Brendon Telfer.
    Authorities lose control of Delta as lockdown fatigue intensifies in Melbourne. Who is dying of covid? Health system shortcomings. Sydney crisis management better than Melbourne's. New Zealand, world's last bastion of covid-free living, abandons its eradication policy.

    • 13 min
    Lockdown Radio - At 241 Days And Counting, Melbourne's Lockdown Misery Is The Longest In The World

    Lockdown Radio - At 241 Days And Counting, Melbourne's Lockdown Misery Is The Longest In The World

    Live-to-air radio interview with Piers Cunningham and Brendon Telfer.
    Melbourne's 241+ days of cumulative lockdown surpasses any other city, costing at least AUD$150 million a day. Record daily case numbers surpass Sydney's for the first time. Hospitals overrun when whole purpose of lockdowns was to buy time and prepare the health system for covid. Failure to learn lessons from last year's city hotspots. Rapid home testing to start in November. Pfizer boosters approved in Israel and the US.

    • 21 min
    Lockdown Radio - Quakes, Riots And Chaos In The City

    Lockdown Radio - Quakes, Riots And Chaos In The City

    Live-to-air radio interview with Piers Cunningham and Brendon Telfer.
    Victoria struck by a 5.8 magnitude earthquake as a riotous anti-lockdown mob gathered in Melbourne's CBD threatening the public, police and efforts to control the city's growing delta outbreak. The potential for a super-spreader event is real and could seriously set back efforts to emerge from grinding lockdown, set to be the longest for any city in the world. Meanwhile, federal health minister Greg Hunt has requested approval for 5 year olds and up to get the jab.

    • 10 min
    Andrews Government's Vague And Confusing Roadmap Out Of Lockdown

    Andrews Government's Vague And Confusing Roadmap Out Of Lockdown

    Piers discusses Victoria’s new Roadmap to Deliver the National Plan with Geoff Wells, a senior consultant urologist at Melbourne's Box Hill hospital. While Geoff says there's some improvement for Melburnians, the slow pace of getting kids back to school is scandalous and the roadmap is confusing and lacking in confidence. He thinks people who are fully vaccinated should enjoy more freedoms now and if future lockdowns occur once vaccination targets are met, government ministers should have their pay cut.

    • 28 min
    Lockdown Radio - Melbourne Nears 8 Months Of Lockdown As Government Mulls Relaxation Of Restrictions

    Lockdown Radio - Melbourne Nears 8 Months Of Lockdown As Government Mulls Relaxation Of Restrictions

    Live-to-air radio interview with Piers Cunningham and Brendon Telfer.
    Regional status of Mornington Peninsula an increasingly hot issue; Shadow Health minister Georgie Crozier calls for more nuanced, targeted response to hotspots; risk averse Andrews Government plans for gradual and cautious reduction of tight restrictions; overseas lessons in benefits of rapid antigen testing; how to incentivise double vaccinations.

    • 12 min

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