Labour’s next announcement should be a royal commission on COVID-19

The government plans to hold a series of commissions. The pandemic must come first and foremost.

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Along with a federal integrity commission, a judicial commission to investigate complaints against judges and a royal commission on debt theft, Labor is likely to launch a royal commission on COVID-19, as recommended in a Senate COVID committee report. -19 which is led by Labor Senator Katy Gallagher.

The report identified five major flaws in the government’s response: lack of planning, lack of responsibility, lack of success, lack of transparency, and lack of accountability. He made 19 recommendations.

The government has yet to announce plans for a royal commission, but Labor sources say Crikey a decision could be made once the cabinet is sworn in, and there is every reason to do so, especially as COVID infections continue to rise. Here are some:

Read more about how much the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission costs without public information.

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